Artist: Frank Sinatra
A Little Learnin' Is A Dangerous Thing (Part 2)
with (Pearl Bailey)
Yeah, like I said that knowledge can mess up your life at times.
(Oh it makes you so nervous, I got a blank, now what's with you Frank?)
Well, dig me, I started to school just like all kids do.
(You mean, you were young once?)
I was a Mickey Rooney of my day, learned my lessons and got along fine.
(So should you clamor.)
And then as time went on, I learned a lot of other things,
(You clever boy!)
Uh huh, and I really had myself some jolly time.
(I can imagine as much.)
I never played any favorites, 'cause I was much too smart.
(You think you're too smart. Wait till you get further down.)
I had my boots on and I had them laced up tight.
(You talk like that in your era?)
Wrote a book, Pearl, but then I made a mistake.
(Most men do.)
Uh huh, I should have known from the start.
(Most men don't.)
Aha, let me tell you what happened last night.
(This is not this day's material?)
It's bad, 'cause it started with a gal.
And her name, it was Sal.
Oh she was cute. She was as fine as a bird on the wing.
(Yeah, you always could think up,)
(But you are much too bright to fall in love the first night.)
But uh, a little learnin' is a dangerous thing.
(I told you that on the other side of the record.)
And then we danced for a time or two, till she said she was blue.
(Uh, huh, there it is.)
And right away, I was doing the thing...
(Just rushing through life.)
'Cause I was hip to the fact that I could always jump back
(Do a thing.)
But a little learnin' is a dangerous thing.
(Yes it is.)
She made with sweet talk.
That so hard-to-beat talk.
(Know what, Frank?)
(I know she even called you darling, lover man!)
You've been eavesdropping.
(Yes, I have.)
That really sent me, coincidentally,
I should have known enough then to scram.
(No man is ever that clever -- that rhymes!)
Now I guess you know it all, least that's all I recall.
(That's all you'll ever recall.)
Except the part about the man with a ring.
(Oh you're going again.)
In case it's news to you, the smartest I said I'd do.
(Oh you down.)
:A little learning is a dangerous, is a dangerous thing.
(Oh, pure treachery, treachery!)
Writer(s): S. Oliver, D. Jacobs
Copyright: Sands Music Corp.
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|2||The Way You Look Tonight|
|3||New York, New York|
|4||A Foggy Day|
|5||All the Way|
|6||Come Fly With Me|
|7||Come Rain or Come Shine|
|8||Don'Cha Go 'Way Mad|
|9||Fly Me To The Moon|
|10||I Get a Kick Out of You|
|11||In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning|
|12||It Was A Very Good Year|
|13||I've Got You Under My Skin|
|14||Let's Face The Music And Dance|
|15||Let's Fall In Love|
|16||Love And Marriage|
|17||Luck Be a Lady|
|18||My Kind of Town|
|19||Nancy (With the Laughing Face)|
|20||Nice Work If You Can Get It|
|21||Night and Day|
|22||Old Devil Moon|
|23||Please Be Kind|
|24||Pocketful Of Miracles|
|25||Put Your Dreams Away|
|26||Softly As I Leave You|
|29||The Best Is yet to Come|
|30||The Girl Next Door|
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|Frank Sinatra - Miscellaneous Album Lyrics|
|2.||The Way You Look Tonight|
|3.||New York, New York|
|4.||A Foggy Day|
|5.||All the Way|
|6.||Come Fly With Me|
|7.||Come Rain or Come Shine|
|8.||Don'Cha Go 'Way Mad|
|9.||Fly Me To The Moon|
|10.||I Get a Kick Out of You|
|11.||In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning|
|12.||It Was A Very Good Year|
|13.||I've Got You Under My Skin|
|14.||Let's Face The Music And Dance|
|15.||Let's Fall In Love|
|16.||Love And Marriage|
|17.||Luck Be a Lady|
|18.||My Kind of Town|
|19.||Nancy (With the Laughing Face)|
|20.||Nice Work If You Can Get It|
|21.||Night and Day|
|22.||Old Devil Moon|
|23.||Please Be Kind|
|24.||Pocketful Of Miracles|
|25.||Put Your Dreams Away|
|26.||Softly As I Leave You|
|29.||The Best Is yet to Come|
|30.||The Girl Next Door|
|1||Yes Sir, That's My Baby (Alternate take)|
|2||All or Nothing at All (Live at the Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 1985)|
|3||Strangers in the Night (Live at the Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 1985)|
|4||Some Of Your Sweetness (Got Into My Heart)|
|5||Younger Than Springtime|
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