There’ll be laughin’ and singin’ and music swingin’ and dancin’ in the streets

How we gonna pay, how we gonna pay, [next] year’s rent

Here in my car, I feel safest of all. 

But for now I find it’s only in my dreams that I can change the world.

I want to wake up in a city that doesn’t sleep and find I’m king of the hill, top of the heap.

Now what’s the matter buddy, ain’t you heard of my school?  It’s number one in the state…