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[velma (to roxie)]
My sister and I had an act that couldn't flop
My sister and I were headed straight fo the top
My sister and I earned a thou a week at least
Oh, sure!
But my sistr is now, unfortunately, deceased

Oh, I know it's sad, of course
But a fact is still a fact
And now all that remains
Is the remains
Of a perfect double act!

[spoken]
Roxie, do you know you are exactly the same
Size as my sister? oh, you would fit in her wardrobe
Perfectly. look, why don't I just show you some of
The act, huh? watch this.

[velma dances]

Now you have to imagine
This with two people.
It's swell with two people.

First i'd...(drums!)
Then she'd...(saxophone!)
Then we'd...(together!)
But I can't do it alone!
Then she'd...
Then i'd...
Then we'...
But I can't do it alone!

She'd say,"what's your sister like? "
I'd say, "men,"
Yuk, yuk, yuk
She'd say, "you're the cat's meow"
Then we'd wow the crowd again
When she'd go...
I'd go...
We'd go...

And then those ding-dong daddies started to roar
Whistled, stomped and stamped on the floor
Yelling, sreaming, begging for more.

[spoken]
And we'd say, "o.k. fellas, keep your socks up.
You ain't seen nothin' yet!"

[velma dances]

But I simply cannot do it alone!

Well? what did ya' think? come on, you can say.

[roxie gives her a raspberry]

O.k., o.k. the first part can always be rewritten.
But the second part was really nifty. watch this.

Then she'd...(see, get it, right? )
Then i'd...(then I'd kick really high...)
Then we'd...
But I can't do it alone!
She'd say, "what state's chicago in? "
I'd say, "ill!"
Did ya' get that?
She'd say, "turn your motor off"
I can hear 'em cheerin' still
When she'd go...
I'd go...
We'd go...(sideways!)
And then those two-bit johnnies did it up brown
To cheer the best attraction in town
They nearly tore the balcony down

[spoken]
And we'd say. "o.k. fellas, o.k.,
We're goin' home, but here's a few more partin' shots!"
And this... this we did in perfect unison.

[velma dances]

Now, you've seen me goin' through it
It may seem there's nothin' to it
But I simply cannot do it
Alone!

[roxie turns her down]

Like the deserted bride on her wedding night
All alone and shaking with fright
With her brand new hubby nowhere in sight
I simply cannot do it alone...

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