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Oklahoma, U.S.A.

The Kinks
Language: English


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Una donna, piegata dal lavoro e dalla vita, che sogna di andare a vivere in Oklahoma, non certo perché sia il posto più bello del mondo ma perché “Oklahoma!” è stato uno dei musical di Broadway più famosi di sempre, poi reso immortale nel film diretto nel 1955 da Fred Zinnemann, con Shirley Jones e Gordon MacRae protagonisti.

All life we work, oh, work is a bore
If life's for livin', what's livin' for?
She lives in a house that's near decay
Built for the industrial revolution

But in her dreams she is far, far away
In Oklahoma, U.S.A.
With Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae

While she buys her papers at the corner shop
She's walkin' in the surrey with the fringe on top
Cause in her dreams she is far, far away
In Oklahoma, U.S.A.

She walks to work but she's still in a daze
She's Rita Hayworth or Doris Day
And Errol Flynn wants to take her away
To Oklahoma, U.S.A.

All life we work, oh, work is a bore
If life's for livin', what's livin' for?

Contributed by Bernart Bartleby - 2017/1/18 - 09:08



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