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Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear
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And it shows them pearly white
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Just a jackknife has old MacHeath, babe
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And he keeps it, ah, out of sight

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Ya know when that shark bites with his teeth, babe
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Scarlet billows start to spread
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Fancy gloves, oh, wears old MacHeath, babe
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So there's never, never a trace of red

Now on the sidewalk, huh, huh, 
whoo sunny morning, un huh
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Lies a body just oozin' life, eek
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And someone's sneakin' 'round the corner
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Could that someone be Mack the Knife?

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There's a tugboat, huh, huh, down by the river dontcha know
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Where a cement bag's just a'drooppin' on down
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Oh, that cement is just, it's there for the weight, dear
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Five'll get ya ten old Macky's back in town

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Now d'ja hear 'bout Louie Miller? He disappeared, babe
After drawin' out all his hard-earned cash
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And now MacHeath spends just like a sailor
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Could it be our boy's done somethin' rash?

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Now Jenny Diver, ho, ho, yeah, Sukey Tawdry 
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Ooh, Miss Lotte Lenya and old Lucy Brown
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Oh, the line forms on the right, babe
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Now that Macky's back in town