Doing the Reactionary (Harold Rome)

“Doing the Reactionary” Sheet Music (pdf).
“Doing the Reactionary” Karaoke (midi with lyrics).

Lyrics: Harold Rome.
Tune: Harold Rome.


It’s darker than the dark bottom;
It rumbles more than the rumba.
If you think that the two-step’s got ’em,
Just take a look at this number.
It’s got that certain swing
That makes you want to sing!

Don’t go left,
But be polite:
Move to the right,
Doing the Reactionary!
Close your eyes
To where you’re bound,
And you’ll be found
Doing the Reactionary!

All the best dictators do it;
Millionaires keep steppin’ to it;
The four hundred love to sing it;
Ford and Morgan swing it!
Hand up high
And shake your head:
You’ll soon see red
Doing the Reactionary!

Don’t go left,
But be polite:
Move to the right,
Doing the Reactionary!
Close your eyes
To where you’re bound,
And you’ll be found
Doing the Reactionary!

All the best dictators do it;
Millionaires keep steppin’ to it;
The four hundred love to sing it;
Ford and Morgan swing it!
Hand up high
And shake your head:
You’ll soon see red
Doing the Reactionary!

So get in it; begin it.
It’s smart, oh so very,
To do the Reactionary!


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