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Irving Berlin - Anything You Can Do

Irving Berlin
1st refrain:
Annie: Anything you can do I can do better
I can do anything better than you
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Frank: Anything you can be I can be greater
Sooner or later I'm greater than you
Annie: No, you're not
Frank: Yes, I am
Annie: No, you're not
Frank: Yes, I am
Annie: No, you're not
Frank: Yes, I am, yes I am

Frank: I can shoot a partridge with a single cartridge
Annie: I can get a sparrow with a bow and arrow
Frank: I can live on bread and cheese
Annie: And only on that?
Frank: Yes
Annie: So can a rat

Frank: Any note you can reach I can go higher
Annie: I can sing anything higher than you
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can

2nd refrain:
Annie: Anything you can buy I can buy cheaper
I can buy anything cheaper than you
Frank: Fifty cents
Annie: Forty cents
Frank: Thirty cents
Annie: Twenty cents
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Frank: Anything you can say I can say softer
Annie: I can say anything softer than you
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Frank: I can drink my liquor faster than a flicker
Annie: I can do it quicker and get even sicker
Frank: I can open any safe
Annie: Without being caught?
Frank: Sure
Annie: That's what I thought (you crook!)

Frank: Any note you can hold I can hold longer
Annie: I can hold any note longer than you
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!
Frank: No, you can't -- Yes, you can!

3rd refrain:
Annie: Anything you can wear I can wear better
In what you wear I'd look better than you
Frank: In my coat
Annie: In your vest
Frank: In my shoes
Annie: In your hat
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Frank: Anything you can say I can say faster
Annie: I can say anything faster than you
Frank: Noyoucan't
Annie: YesIcan
Frank: Noyoucan'tAnnie: YesIcan
Frank: Noyoucan't
Annie: YesIcan
Frank: Noyoucan't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Frank: I can jump a hurdle
Annie: I can wear a girdle
Frank: I can knit a sweater
Annie: I can fill it better
Frank: I can do most anything
Annie: Can you bake a pie?
Frank: No
Annie: Neither can I

Frank: Anything you can sing I can sing sweeter
Annie: I can sing anything sweeter than you
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Oh, yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can't, can't, can't
Annie: Yes, I can, can, can, can
Frank: No, you can't
Annie: Yes, I can

Alternate lyrics:

Verse:
I'm superior, you're inferior
I'm the big attraction, you're the small
I'm the major one, you're the minor one
I can beat you shootin', that's not all

Annie: Anything you can sing, I can sing louder
I can sing anything louder than you
Frank: No you can't
Annie: Yes I can
Frank: No you can't
Annie: Yes I can
Frank: No you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Annie: Anything you can buy, I can buy cheaper
I can buy anything cheaper than you
Frank: Fifty cents
Annie: Forty cents
Frank: Thirty cents
Annie: Twenty cents
Frank: No you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Frank: I could be a racer, quite a steeplechaser
Annie: I can jump a hurdle even in my girdle
Frank: I can open any safe
Annie: Without being caught?
Frank: Yes
Annie: That's what I thought

Annie: Anything you can dig, I can dig deeper
I can dig anything deeper than you
Frank: Thirty feet
Annie: Forty feet
Frank: Fifty feet
Annie: Sixty feet
Frank: No you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Annie: Anyone you can lick, I can lick faster
I can lick anyone faster than you
Frank: With your fist
Annie: With my feet
Frank: With your feet
Annie: With an axe
Frank: No you can't
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

Annie: Any school where you went I could be master
I could be master much faster than you
Frank: Can you spell?
Annie: No I can't
Frank: Can you add?
Annie: No I can't
Frank: Can you teach?
Annie: Yes, I can! Yes, I can!

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