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WEST SIDE STORY AMERICA




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WEST SIDE STORY
 
 
 
America lyrics

 

ANITA

Puerto Rico

My heart's devotion

Let it sink back in the ocean

Always the  blowing

Always the  growing

And the  owing

And the sunlight streaming

And the natives steaming

I like the island Manhattan

Smoke on your pipe

And put that in!

 

GIRLS

I like to be in America

Okay by me in America

Everything  in America

 

BERNARDO

For a small  in America

 

ANITA

Buying on  is so nice

 

BERNARDO

One look at us and they charge  

 
ROSALIA

I have my own washing

 

INDIO

What will you have not to keep clean?

 

ANITA

Skyscrapers bloom in America

 

ROSALIA

Cadillacs zoom in America

 

TERESITA

 boom in America

 

BOYS

 in a room in America

 

ANITA

Lots of new housing with more space

 

BERNARDO

Lots of doors  in our face

 

ANITA

I'll get a terrace apartment

 

BERNARDO

Better get rid of your

 

ANITA

Life can be bright in America

 

BOYS

If you can  in America

 

GIRLS

Life is all right in America

 

BOYS

If you're a  in America

 

GIRLS

Here you are  and you have pride

 

BOYS

Long as you stay on your own  

 
GIRLS

Free to be anything you choose

 

BOYS

Free to wait tables and shine

 

BERNARDO

Everywhere grime in America

Organized  in America

Terrible time in America

 

ANITA

You forget I'm in America

 

BERNARDO

I think I'll go back to San Juan

 

ANITA

I know a boat you can get on

 

BERNARDO

Everyone there will give big cheer!

 

ANITA

Everyone there will have  here

 
QUESTIONS
 

WHO THINKS…

GIRLS

BOYS

…Puerto Rico has got bad weather ?

 

 

…people in Puerto Rico are poor ?

 

 

…America is synonymous with progress ?

 

 

…having an accent is a problem ?

 

 

…immigrants can’t afford a nice appartment ?

 

 

…there is a lot of crimininality in the US ?

 

 

…there are lots of inequalities between the Whites and immigrants ?

 

 

…concerning jobs, immigrants are discriminated against.

 

 

…credit is a trap that makes people fall into debts.

 

 

…all Puerto Ricans should move in the US.