Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’


Sung by Gordon MacRae, 1955 film version
The Gold Standard by which all other renditions are judged

Sung by Hugh Jackman, 1999 London stage revival
Who knew Wolverine could sing?

Sung by Sean MacLaughlin, 2007 Hendersonville, Oklahoma recital
This is the rendition I prefer the most. A hidden gem!

Sung by Lino Puglisi, Italian baritone, in Italian!

Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’
from the 1943 Broadway Musical “Oklahoma!”
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

There’s a bright gol-den haze on the mea-dow /
There’s a bright gol-den haze on the mea-dow /
The corn is as high as an e-le-phant’s eye_ _ /
And it looks like it’s climb-in’ / clear up to the sky_ _ _

Oh what a beau-ti-ful mor-nin’ /
Oh what a beau-ti-ful day /
I got a beau-ti-ful fee-lin’ /
E-very-thin’s go-ing my way /

[ … ]

All the cat-tle are stan-din’ like sta-tues /
All the cat-tle are stan-din’ like sta-tues /
They don’t turn their heads as they see me ride by_ _ /
But a lit-tle brown ma-v’rick / is win-kin’ her eye_ _ _

Oh what a beau-ti-ful mor-nin’ /
Oh what a beau-ti-ful day /
I got a beau-ti-ful fee-lin’ /
E-very-thin’s go-in’ my way /

[ … ]

All the sounds of the earth are like mu-sic /
All the sounds of the earth are like mu-sic /
The breeze is so bu-sy it don’t miss a tree_ _ /
And an ol’ wee-pin’ wil-ler / is laugh-in’ at me_ _ _

Oh what a beau-ti-ful mor-nin’ /
Oh what a beau-ti-ful day /
I got a beau-ti-ful fee-lin’ /
E-very-thin’s go-ing my wa-ay_ _
Oh / what a / beau-ti-ful / day_ _ _ _!

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