Marlo Thomas & Friends When We Grow Up cover

When We Grow Up
by Marlo Thomas & Friends
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Verse 1
Verse 2
When we grow up, will I be pretty?
Verse 3
Will you be big and strong?
Verse 4
Will I wear dresses that show off my knees?
Verse 5
Will you wear trousers twice as long?
Verse 6
Well, I don't care if I'm pretty at all.
Verse 7
And I don't care if you never get tall.
Verse 8
I like what I look like, and you're nice small.
Verse 9
We don't have to change at all.
Verse 10
Hey!
Verse 11
When we grow up, will I be a lady?
Verse 12
Will you be an engineer?
Verse 13
Will I have to wear things like perfume and gloves?
Verse 14
I can still pull the whistle while you steer.
Verse 15
Well, I don't care if I'm pretty at all.
Verse 16
And I don't care if you never get tall.
Verse 17
I like what I look like, and you're nice small.
Verse 18
We don't have to change at all.
Verse 19
When I grow up, I'm gonna be happy and do what I like to do,
Verse 20
Like making noise and making faces and making friends like you.
Verse 21
And when we grow up, do you think we'll see
Verse 22
That I'm still like you and you're still like me?
Verse 23
I might be pretty; you might grow tall.
Verse 24
But we don't have to change at all.
Verse 25
Spoken: I don't want to change, see, 'cause I still want to be your friend, forever and ever and ever and ever and ever.
Verse 26
Verse 27

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