Public enemy number one

Cole Porter

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Tonight there's going to be some fun
Some fun-o!
For Public Enemy Number One
Public Enemy Number One-o!
Our gallant captain has told the staff
The staff-o!
It's time for killing the fatted calf
As he's throwing a party on behalf
Of Public Enemy Number One.
Public Enemy Number One-o!
For since the news has spread
That he prefers to use this company,
The company's stock has gone up so far
That it's now nearly par.
The president of the line has sent
Congratulations too
And to celebrate the big event
He's promised to double the
Wages of the crew. So:
Public Enemy Number One
Thank thee for ev'rything thou hast done.
Blessings on thee, thou noble chap,
For putting this boat of ours on the map.
Thank the heartily, loyal man,
For taking the liner American
For henceforth we'll be crowded on ev'ry run,
Due to thee, Public Enemy Number One.

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