Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, John Mauceri, Patti LuPone Doin' What Comes Naturally, song (from

Doin' What Comes Naturally, song (from "Annie Get your Gun")
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Doin' What Comes Naturally, song (from "Annie Get your Gun") Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Folks are dumb where I come from
They ain't had any learnin'
Still they're happy as can be
Verse 2
Doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally
Verse 3
Folks like us could never fuss
With schools and books and learnin'
Still we've gone from A to Z
Verse 4
Doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally
Verse 5
You don't have to know how to read or write
When you're out with a feller in the pale moonlight
You don't have to look in a book to find
What he thinks of the moon or what is on his mind
Verse 6
That comes naturally
That comes naturally
Verse 7
My uncle out in Texas
Can't even write his name
He signs his checks with X's
But they cash 'em just the same
Verse 8
If you saw my pa and ma
You'd no they had no learnin'
Still they raised a family
Verse 9
Doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally
Verse 10
Uncle Jed has never read
An almanac on drinkin'
Still he's always on a spree
Verse 11
Doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally
Verse 12
Sister Sal who's mus-i-cal
Has never had a lesson
Still she's learned to sing off-key
Verse 13
Doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally
Verse 14
You don't have to go to a private school
Not to pick up a penny by a stubborn mule
You don't have to have a professor's dome
Not to go for the honey when the bee's at home
Verse 15
That comes naturally
That comes naturally
Verse 16
My tiny baby brother
Who's never read a book
Knows one sex from the other
All he had to do was look
Verse 17
Grandpa Bill is on the hill
With someone he just married
There he is at ninety-three
Verse 18
Doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally
Verse 19
Sister Lou ain't got a sou
Although she goes out shoppin'
She gets all her stockings free
Verse 20
Doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally
Verse 21
Cousin Nell can't add or spell
But she left school with honors
She got every known degree
Verse 22
For doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally
Verse 23
You don't have to come from a great big town
Not to clean out a stable in an evening gown
You don't have to mix with the Vanderbilt's
Not to take off your panties when you're wearing kilts
Verse 24
That comes naturally
That comes naturally
Verse 25
My mother's cousin Carrie
Won't ever change her name
She doesn't want to marry
And her children feel the same
Verse 26
Sister Rose has lots of beaus
Although we have no parlor
She does fine behind a tree
Verse 27
Doin' what comes naturally
Doin' what comes naturally

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