Here are the lyrics to some of the songs that Sha Na Na performed on their TV show (Some of them were also recorded by the group).

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GET A JOB

(chorus) Sha na na na, sha na na na na
Sha na na na, sha na na na na
Sha na na na, sha na na na na
Sha na na na, sha na na na na
Yip yip yip yip yip yip yip yip,
mum mum mum mum mum mum
Get a job

Well, every morning about this time,
She gets me out of my bed cryin' - get a job!
And at breakfast every day,
She throws the want ads my way
And never fails to say - get a job!

(chorus)

Oh, when I get the paper,
I read it through and through
And my girl never fails to see
If there is any work for me

And then I go back to the house,
Hear that woman's mouth
Preaching and a-cryin',
Tellin' me I'm lyin' about a job
That I never could find

(chorus)

* * *

WHERE OR WHEN

It seems we stood and talked like this before,
We looked at each other in the same way then.
But I can't remember where or when.

The clothes you're wearing are the clothes you wore,
The smile you are smiling you were smiling then,
But I can't remember where or when.

Some things that happen for the first time
Seem to be happening again.

And so it seems that we have met before,
and laughed before,
and loved before,
But who knows where or when.

* * *

I'M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

I'm in the mood for love
Simply because you're near me.
Funny, but when you're near me
I'm in the mood for love.

Heaven is in your eyes,
Bright as the stars we're under
Oh, is it any wonder
I'm in the mood for love?

Why stop to think of whether
This little dream might fade?
We've put our hearts together
Now we are one, we're not afraid.

If there's a cloud above,
If it should rain we'll let it,
But for tonight, forget it...
I'm in the mood for love.

* * *

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

Come on baby, let the good times roll.
Come on baby, let me thrill your soul.
Come on baby, let the good times roll,
Roll all night long.

Come on baby, yes this is it.
This is something that we just can't miss.
Come on baby, let the good times roll,
Roll all night long.

Come on baby, while the thrill is on.
Come on baby, let's have some fun.
Come on baby let the good times roll,
Roll all night long.

Come on baby, just close the door.
Come on baby, let's rock some more.
Come on baby, let the good times roll,
Roll all night long.

Feels so good when you're home.
Come on baby, rock me all night long.

Come on baby, let the good times roll.
Come on baby, let me thrill your soul.
Come on baby, let the good times roll,
Roll all night long.

Feels so good when you're home.
Come on baby, rock me all night long.

Come on baby, let the good times roll.
Come on baby, let me thrill your soul.
Come on baby. let the good times roll,
Roll all night long.

* * *

STAY

Stay just a little bit longer,
Please tell me that you're gonna.

Well your daddy don't mind,
And your mama don't mind
If we have another dance, oh yeah,
Just one more time.

Oh won't you stay, just a little bit longer?
Please let me in and say you will (say you will).

Won't you put your sweet lips to mine?
Won't you say you love me, all of the time?
Oh, oh, oh yeah just a little bit longer.
Now please, please, please
Tell me you're gonna...

C'mon, c'mon, c'mon and stay.
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon and stay.
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon and stay.

* * *
THE THREE BELLS

There's a village hidden deep in the valley,
Among the pine trees half forlorn,
And there on a Sunday morning
Little Jimmy Brown was born.

All the chapel bells were ringing
In the little valley town,
And the song that they were singing
Was for baby Jimmy Brown.
Then the little congregation
Prayed for guidance from above,
"Lead us not into temptation,
Bless this hour of meditation,
Guide him with eternal love."

There's a village hidden deep in the valley,
Beneath the mountains high above,
And there, twenty years thereafter,
Jimmy was to meet his love.

All the chapel bells were ringing,
'Twas a great day in his life,
'Cause the song that they were singing
Was for Jimmy and his wife.
Then the little congregation
Prayed for guidance from above,
"Lead us not into temptation,
Bless, oh Lord, this celebration,
May their lives be filled with love."

From the village hidden deep in the valley,
One rainy morning dark and gray,
A soul winged its way to heaven,
Jimmy Brown had passed away.

Just a lonely bell was ringing
In the little valley town.
'Twas farewell that it was singing
To our little Jimmy Brown,
And the little congregation
Prayed for guidance from above,
"Lead us not into temptation,
May his soul find the salvation,
Of Thy great eternal love."

* * *
TRICKLE, TRICKLE

Trickle, trickle, splash, splash.
Tell me how long will this rain last.
The rain keeps droppin', there ain't no stoppin',
Tell me how long will this rain last.

Trickle, trickle, slop, slop.
Just got to see my sweet gumdrop.
She's there waitin' and I'm hesitatin'
Tell me just when this rain will stop.

Ronnie, dig my clothes here boy,
One button row.
Well, you know I'm sharp as a tack,
Please lend me your Cadillac.
Gotta go, gotta go to the party - yeah
Please lend me your show.
Well if I can't take it,
You know I can't make it,
I won't see my baby no more.

Ronnie, she's sweet, she's fine, yeah boy,
And I love her so.
Well if I don't make the party,
Man, she's sure to blow.
Gotta go, gotta go to the party - yeah,
Please lend me your show,
Well if I can't take it,
you know I can't make it,
I won't see my baby no more.

Trickle, trickle, slop, slop.
Just got to see my sweet gumdrop.
She's there waitin' and I'm hesitatin'
Tell me how long will this rain last.
Tell me how long will it last.

* * *
HEY PAULA

Hey, hey Paula, I want to marry you.
Hey, hey Paula, no one else will ever do.
I've waited so long for school to be through.
Paula, I can't wait no more for you,
My love, my love.

Hey Paul, I've been waiting for you.
Hey, hey, hey Paul, I want to marry you too.
If you love me true, if you love me still,
Our love will always be real,
My love, my love.

True love means planning a life for two,
Being together the whole day through.
True love means waiting and hoping that soon,
Wishes we've made will come true.
My love, my love.

* * *

LETTER FROM CAMP
(Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah)

Hello Muddah, hello Faddah,
Here I am at camp Granada.
Camp is very entertaining,
And they say we'll have some fun if it stops raining.

I went hiking with Joe Spivey.
He developed poison ivy.
You remember Leonard Skinner?
He got ptomaine poisoning last night after dinner.

Take me home,
Oh Muddah, Faddah, take me home,
I hate Grenada.
Don't leave me out in the forest where
I might get eaten by a bear!

Take me home,
I promise I will not make noise,
Or mess the house with other boys.
Oh please don't make me stay -
I've been here one whole day!

Dearest Faddah, Darling Muddah,
How's my precious little bruddah?
Let me come home if you miss me.
I would even let Aunt Betty hug and kiss me.

Wait a minute, it's stopped hailing.
Guys are swimming, guys are sailing,
Playing baseball - gee that's bettah!
Muddah, Faddah, kindly disregard this lettah...

* * *

SMALL WORLD

Funny, you're a stranger who's come here,
Come from another town.
Funny, I'm a stranger myself here.
Small world, isn't it?

Funny, you're a girl who goes trav'lin'
That's an important sign.
Funny, 'cause I'd love to go trav'lin'
Small world, isn't it?

We have so much in common
It's a phenomenon.
We could pool our resources
By joining forces from now on.

Lucky, you're a girl who likes children,
That's an important sign.
Lucky, 'cause I'd love to have children.
Small world, isn't it?
Funny, isn't it?
Small and funny and fine.

Lucky, 'cause I'd love to have children.
Small world, isn't it?
Funny, isn't it?
Small and funny and fine.

* * *

MILKSHAKE MADEMOISELLE

Down to the drugstore, to be with the crowd,
A can of soda pop for cryin' out loud.
All day long, sittin' on a stool,
Drinking milkshakes again, she giggles like a fool.

(chorus)
She's a milkshake mademoiselle,
Cool as she can be.
She's a milkshake mademoiselle,
Look-a here what she's doin' to me!

Well, she'll never go steady, 'cause she's havin' a ball.
Same old line for Peter and Paul.
Come on baby, gimme a break,
You can't get your kicks from an ol' milkshake.

(chorus)

Well, gonna jump on the telephone, call up a friend,
Don't stop talking 'til a-half past ten.
Back to the kitchen to the old ice box -
Cool lemonade and a-warm ham hocks.

(chorus)

Well, she turns on the TV, go girl go,
Sad love scene on a late late show.
Dream of tomorrow at recess time -
She'll break another heart with the same old line.

(chorus)

* * *
TEEN ANGEL

Teen angel, teen angel, teen angel, ooooooh...

That fateful night, the car was stalled
Upon the railroad track.
I pulled you out and we were safe,
But you went running back...

(chorus)
Teen angel, can you hear me?
Teen angel, can you see me?
Are you somewhere up above?
And am I still your own true love?

What was it you were looking for
That took your life that night?
They say they found my high school ring
Clutched in your fingers tight.

(chorus)

Just sweet 16, and now you're gone,
They've taken you away.
I'll never kiss your lips again -
They buried you today.

(chorus)

Teen angel, teen angel,
Answer me, please...

* * *

IT'S NOT FOR ME TO SAY

It's not for me to say you love me.
It's not for me to say you'll always care.
Oh, but here for the moment
I can hold you fast
And press your lips to mine
And dream that love will last.

As far as I can see this is heaven.
And speaking just for me, it's ours to share.
Perhaps the glow of love will grow
With every passing day.
Or we may never meet again,
But then, it's not for me to say.

As far as I can see this is heaven.
And speaking just for me, it's ours to share.
Perhaps the glow of love will grow
With every passing day.
Or we may never meet again,
But then, it's not for me to say.

* * *

THE BIRDS AND THE BEES

Let me tell ya 'bout the birds and the bees,
And the flowers and the trees,
And the moon up above -
And a thing called love.

Let me tell ya 'bout the stars in the sky
And a girl and a guy,
And the way they could kiss
On a night like this.

When I look into your big brown eyes,
It's so very plain to see
That it's time you learned about the facts of life,
Starting from A to Z.

Let me tell ya 'bout the birds and the bees,
And the flowers and the trees,
And the moon up above -
And a thing called love.

Let me tell ya 'bout the birds and the bees,
And the flowers and the trees,
And the birds and the bees,
And the flowers and the trees...

* * *

GOODNIGHT, SWEETHEART

Goodnight, sweetheart,
Well,it's time to go.
Goodnight, sweetheart.
Well, it's time to go.
I hate to leave you, but I really must say
Goodnight, sweetheart, goodnight.

Well it's three o'clock in the mornin'
Baby, I just can't get right.
Well, I hate to leave you, baby,
I don't mean maybe,
Because I love you so.

Goodnight, sweetheart,
Well, it's time to go.
Goodnight, sweetheart,
Well, it's time to go.
I hate to leave you, but I really must say
Goodnight, sweetheart, goodnight.

Mother, and, oh, your father
Won't like it if we stay out too late.
Well, I hate to leave you, baby,
Don't mean maybe,
You know I hate to go.

Goodnight, sweetheart,
Well, it's time to go.
Goodnight, sweetheart,
Well, it's time to go.
I hate to leave you, but I really must say -
Goodnight, sweetheart, goodnight.

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