Hairspray - The Nicest Kids In Town
SONG: The Nicest Kids In Town ARTIST: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman From the musical, Hairspray Ab7 Ebm7 Ab7 (Ooh ooooo, Ebm7 Ab7 Ooh ooh ooooo, Ebm7 C# Ooh ooooo, Eb7 hoot, hoot, hoot, hoot!) Ab7 C#7 Ab7 Ev'ry afternoon when the clock strikes four Ab7 (bop bee ba, ba ba ba ba ba, bee ba) C#7 C#7 Ab7 A crazy bunch of kids crash through that door Ab7 (bop bee ba, ba ba ba ba ba, bee ba) Eb They throw off their coats C# And leave the squares behind Eb And then they shake it, shake it, shake it C# Like they're losing their mind Eb You'll never see them frown C# B C#/Ab Ab7 'Cause they're the nicest kids in town Ebm7 Ab7 (Ooh ooooo, E7 Ooh ooh ooo) A7 D7 Every afternoon you turn your T.V. on A7 A7 (na, na, na, na, na, na na na na) D7 And we know you turn the sound up when your parents are gone, yeah! A7 A7 (na, na, na, na, na, na na na na) E And then you twist and shout D For your favorite star E And once you've practiced every step D That's in your repertoire E You better come on down D C D/A A7 And meet the nicest kids in town D7 Nice white kids who like to lead the way A And once a month we have our "negro day!" F#m B And i'm the man who keeps it spinnin' round D B Mr. Corny Collins with the latest, E Greatest Baltimore F Sound!! Bb7 Eb7 Bb7 So every afternoon drop everything (bop bee ba, ba ba ba ba ba, bee ba) Eb7 Bb7 Who needs to read and write when you can dance and sing? Bb7 (bop bee ba, ba ba ba ba ba, bee ba) F Forget about your algebra Eb And calculus F You can always do your homework Eb On the morning bus F Can't tell a verb from a noun Eb C# Eb/Bb Bb7 They're the nicest kids in town Fm7 Eb/Ab (Ooh ooooo) Bb F#7 B7 E7 B7 So, if every night you're shaking as you lie in bed (mony mony, ah ooh, mony mony) E7 B7 And the bass and drums are pounding in your head (mony mony, ah ooh, mony mony) F#7 Who cares about sleep when you can E7 snooze in school? F F#7 They'll never get to college E7 But they sure look cool F#7 Don't need a cap and a gown E D E/B B7 'Cause they're the nicest kids in town F#m7 (Ooh ooooo, etc.) E/A B7 F#m7 They're the nicest. Nicest E/A B7 They're the nicest. Nicest E/A B7 They're the sugar 'n' spicest, F#m7 E/A The nicest kids in... B7(#9) Kids in town! Hoot!