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Its A Hard Knock Life Lyrics

"Its A Hard Knock Life" was written by Strouse, Charles / Charnin, Martin.
"Its A Hard Knock Life" was written by Strouse, Charles / Charnin, Martin.

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It's the hard knock life
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)
It's the hard knock life
It's the hard knock life
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)

It's the hard-knock life for us
It's the hard-knock life for us
Steada treated, we get tricked
Steada kisses, we get kicked
It's the hard-knock life
It's the hard knock life
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)

Got no folks to speak of, so
It's the hard knock row we hoe
Cotton blankets, steada wool
Empty bellies, steada full
It's the hard-knock life
It's the hard knock life
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)

Don't if feel like the wind is always howlin'
Don't it seem like there's never any light
Once a day, don't you wanna throw the towel in
It's easier than puttin' up a fight

No one's there when your dreams at night get creepy
No one cares if you grow or if you shrink
No one cries when your eyes get wet and weepy
From all the cryin' you would think this place would sink

Empty belly life, rotten smelly life
Full of sorrow life, no tomorrow life
Santa Claus we never see
Santa Claus what's that? Who's he?
No one cares for you a smidge
When you're in an orphanage

It's the hard-knock life for us
It's the hard-knock life for us
Steada treated, we get tricked
Steada kisses, we get kicked
It's the hard-knock life
It's the hard knock life
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)

Don't if feel like the wind is always howlin'
Don't it seem like there's never any light
Once a day, don't you wanna throw the towel in
It's easier than puttin' up a fight

No one's there when your dreams at night get creepy
No one cares if you grow or if you shrink
No one cries when your eyes get wet and weepy
From all the cryin' you would think this place would sink

Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life
Hard-knock life
No one cares for you a smidge
When you're in an orphanage

It's the hard-knock life for us
It's the hard-knock life for us
Steada treated, we get tricked
Steada kisses, we get kicked

Got no folks to speak of, so
It's the hard knock row we hoe
Cotton blankets, steada wool
Empty bellies, steada full
It's the hard-knock life
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)

It's the hard knock life
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)
It's the hard-knock life
(Hard-knock life, a hard-knock life)
It's the hard knock life

Songwriters
STROUSE, CHARLES / CHARNIN, MARTIN

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Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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