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Shall We Dance (from "The King and I")

Music by Richard Rodgers | Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

We've just been introduced
I do not know you well
But when the music started
Something drew me to your side

So many men and girls
Are in each others' arms
It makes me think that we two (too)
Could be similarly occupied

Chorus

Shall we dance? Shall we dance?
On a bright cloud of music shall we fly?
Shall we dance? Shall we dance?
Or shall we say "Goodnight" and mean goodbye?
Or perchance when the last little star has left the sky?
Shall we still be together with our arms about each other
And shall you be my new romance?
On the clear understanding that
this kind of thing can happen,
Shall we dance? Shall we dance? Shall we dance?


From the musical "The King and I" (1951).