Mack the Knife
Bobby Darin Lyrics

Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear
And it shows them pearly white
Just a jackknife has old MacHeath, babe
And he keeps it, ah, out of sight
You know when that shark bites with his teeth, babe
Scarlet billows start to spread
Fancy gloves, oh, wears old MacHeath, babe
So there's never, never a trace of red

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

There's a tugboat, huh, huh, down by the river don'tcha know
Where a cement bag's just a-drooppin' on down
Oh, that cement is just, it's there for the weight, dear
Five'll get ya ten, old Macky's back in town
Now did ya hear 'bout Louie Miller? He disappeared, babe
After drawin' out all his hard-earned cash
And now MacHeath spends just like a sailor
Could it be our boy's done somethin' rash?

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

I said Jenny Diver, whoa, Sukey Tawdry
Look out to Miss Lotte Lenya and old Lucy Brown
Yes, that line forms on the right, babe
Now that Macky's back in town
Look out, old Macky's back

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Written by: Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein

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Lightning Studios

Yeah I have no clue how this got selected to be a song for a McDonald’s ad either


Hiding in plain sight, seeing as Macdonalds is nice and tasty, but will in fact kill you through bad cholesterol

omar bernal

Childhood commercial.

Ajarn Pie Englogic

All those names...maybe they're cows.

The Meme Lord 64

Moon man moon man, can't you see

Lord xElizor

Especially since it was written by communists

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Federico Bernard es chi?

Pumped up kicks of the fifties

Melissa Jacobs

Nice 🤙

Prins van Oranje

@Piecemaker1975 And it's a German song, I think the melody here fits the a late 1940s movie nicely.

Bleep Bloop

@urso malvado 20s

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