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Aladdin (Disney)
      MUSIC BY ALAN MENKEN
      LYRICS BY HOWARD ASHMAN, TIM RICE

TABLE OF CONTENTS
      ARABIAN NIGHTS
      ONE JUMP AHEAD
      ONE JUMP AHEAD (REPRISE)
      FRIEND LIKE ME
      PRINCE ALI
      A WHOLE NEW WORLD
      PRINCE ALI (REPRISE)



ARABIAN NIGHTS
      Original first verse (1992-93):

      Oh I come from a land, from a faraway place
      Where the caravan camels roam
      Where they cut off your ear
      If they don't like your face
      It's barbaric, but hey, it's home

STREET DWELLER
Oh I come from a land, from a faraway place
Where the caravan camels roam
Where it's flat and immense
And the heat is intense
It's barbaric, but hey, it's home
When the wind's from the east
And the sun's from the west
And the sand in the glass is right
Come on down
Stop on by
Hop a carpet and fly
To another Arabian night
Arabian nights
Like Arabian days
More often than not
Are hotter than hot
In a lot of good ways
Arabian nights
'Neath Arabian moons
A fool off his guard
Could fall and fall hard
Out there on the dunes



ONE JUMP AHEAD
ALADDIN
Gotta keep
One jump ahead of the breadline
One swing ahead of the sword
I steal only what I can't afford
That's everything!
One jump ahead of the lawmen
That's all, and that's no joke
These guys don't appreciate
I'm broke
CROWD
Riffraff!
Street rat!
Scoundrel!
Take that!
ALADDIN
Just a little snack, guys
CROWD
Rip him open, take it back, guys
ALADDIN
I can take a hint, gotta face the facts
You're my only friend, Abu!
CROWD
Who?
LADIES
Oh it's sad Aladdin's hit the bottom
He's become a one-man rise in crime
I'd blame parents except he hasn't got 'em
ALADDIN
Gotta eat to live, gotta steal to eat
Tell you all about it when I got the time!
One jump ahead of the slowpokes
One skip ahead of my doom
Next time gonna use a nom de plume
One jump ahead of the hitmen
One hit ahead of the flock
I think I'll take a stroll around the block
CROWD
Stop, thief! Vandal!
Outrage! Scandal!
ALADDIN
Let's not be too hasty
LADY
Still I think he's rather tasty
ALADDIN
Gotta eat to live, gotta steal to eat
Otherwise we'd get along
CROWD
Wrong!
ALADDIN
One jump ahead of the hoofbeats
(Vandal!)
One hop ahead of the hump
(Street rat!)
One trick ahead of disaster
(Scoundrel!)
They're quick, but I'm much faster
(Take that!)
Here goes, better throw my hand in
Wish me happy landin'
All I gotta do is jump



ONE JUMP AHEAD (REPRISE)
ALADDIN
Riffraff, street rat
I don't buy that
If only they'd look closer
Would they see a poor boy? No, siree
They'd find out
There's so much more to me



FRIEND LIKE ME
GENIE
Well Ali Baba had them forty thieves
Scheherezad-ie had a thousand tales
But master you in luck 'cause up your sleeves
You got a brand of magic never fails
You got some power in your corner now
Some heavy ammunition in your camp
You got some punch, pizazz, yahoo and how
See all you gotta do is rub that lamp
And I'll say Mister Aladdin, sir
What will your pleasure be?
Let me take your order
Jot it down
You ain't never had a friend like me
No no no
Life is your restaurant
And I'm your maitre d'
C'mon whisper what it is you want
You ain't never had a friend like me
Yes sir, we pride ourselves on service
You're the boss, the king, the Shah
Say what you wish
It's yours! True dish!
How about a little more Baklava?
Have some of column "A"
Try all of column "B"
I'm in the mood to help you dude
You ain't never had a friend like me
Can your friends do this?
Do your friends do that?
Do your friends pull this out their little hat?
Can your friends go, poof?
Well, looky here
Can your friends go, Abracadabra, let 'er rip
And then make the sucker disappear?
So doncha sit there slack jawed, buggy eyed
I'm here to answer all your midday prayers
You got me bona fide, certified
You got a genie for your charge d'affaires
I got a powerful urge to help you out
So what-cha wish?
I really wanna know
You got a list that's three miles long, no doubt
Well, all you gotta do is rub like so - and oh
Mister Aladdin, sir, have a wish or two or three
I'm on the job, you big nabob
You ain't never had a friend, never had a friend
You ain't never had a friend, never had a friend
You ain't never had a friend like me
You ain't never had a friend like me, hah!



PRINCE ALI
TOWNSPEOPLE
Make way for Prince Ali
Say hey!
It's Prince Ali
GENIE
Hey! Clear the way in the old Bazaar
Hey you! Let us through! It's a bright new star!
Oh Come! Be the first on your block to meet his eye!
Make way! Here he comes! Ring bells! Bang the drums!
Are you gonna love this guy!
Prince Ali! Fabulous he!
Ali Ababwa
Genuflect, shom some respect
Down on one knee!
Now, try your best to stay calm
Brush up your Sunday salaam
Then come and meet his spectacular coterie
Prince Ali! Mighty is he!
Ali Ababwa
Strong as ten regular men, definitely!
He faced the galloping hordes
A hundred bad guys with swords
Who sent those goons to their lords?
Why, Prince Ali
LADIES
He's got seventy-five golden camels
Purple peacocks
He's got fifty-three
When it comes to exotic-type mammals
Has he got a zoo?
I'm telling you, it's a world-class menagerie
GENIE
Prince Ali! Handsome is he,
Ali Ababwa
That physique! How can I speak
Weak at the knee
Well, get on out in that square
Adjust your vein and prepare
To gawk and grovel and stare at Prince Ali!
TOWNSPEOPLE
There's no question this Ali's alluring
Never ordinary, never boring
Everything about the man just plain impresses
He's a winner, he's a whiz, a wonder!
He's about to pull my heart asunder!
And I absolutely love the way he dresses!
He's got ninety-five white Persian monkeys
(He's got the monkeys, let's see the monkeys)
And to view them he charges no fee
(He's generous, so generous)
He's got slaves, he's got servants and flunkies
(Proud to work for him)
They bow to his whim love serving him
They're just lousy with loyalty to Ali!
Prince Ali!
ALL
Prince Ali! Amorous he!
Ali Ababwa
Heard your princess was a sight lovely to see
And that, good people, is why
He got dolled up and dropped by
With sixty elephants, llamas galore
With his bears and lions
A brass band and more
With his forty fakirs, his cooks, his bakers
His birds that warble on key
Make way for Prince Ali!



A WHOLE NEW WORLD
ALADDIN
I can show you the world
Shining, shimmering, splendid
Tell me, princess, now when did
You last let your heart decide?
I can open your eyes
Take you wonder by wonder
Over, sideways and under
On a magic carpet ride
A whole new world
A new fantastic point of view
No one to tell us no
Or where to go
Or say we're only dreaming
JASMINE
A whole new world
A dazzling place I never knew
But when I'm way up here
It's crystal clear
That now I'm in a whole new world with you
ALADDIN
Now I'm in a whole new world with you
JASMINE
Unbelievable sights
Indescribable feeling
Soaring, tumbling, freewheeling
Through an endless diamond sky
A whole new world
ALADDIN
Don't you dare close your eyes
JASMINE
A hundred thousand things to see
ALADDIN
Hold your breath - it gets better
JASMINE
I'm like a shooting star I've come so far
I can't go back to where I used to be
ALADDIN
A whole new world
JASMINE
Every turn a surprise
ALADDIN
With new horizons to pursue
JASMINE
Every moment red-letter
BOTH
I'll chase them anywhere
There's time to spare
Let me share this whole new world with you
A whole new world
That's where we'll be
ALADDIN
A thrilling chase
JASMINE
A wondrous place
BOTH
For you and me



PRINCE ALI (REPRISE)
JAFAR
Prince Ali, yes it is he
But not as you know him
Read my lips and come to grips with reality
Yes, meet a blast from your past
Whose lies were too good to last
Say hello to your precious Prince Ali!
So Ali turns out to be merely Aladdin
Just a con, need I go on?
Take it from me
His personality flaws
Give me adequate cause
To send him packing on a one-way trip
So his prospects take a terminal dip
His assets frozen, the venue chosen
Is the ends of the earth - whoopee!
So long, ex-Prince Ali!