SONG LYRICS FOR: "BE THE BEST"
ALBUM: "I LIKE TO DANCE"
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Lead Vocal: Olivia Mathews
Music: Joanna Carruthers
Lyrics: Joanna Carruthers (adapted from Poem, - Author unknown)
Producers: Laz Harris, Farrell Johnson, Vas Myers

"BE THE BEST" (with chords)

Chorus 1
(C)Be the best, you can be the best,(F-C)be the best of what(F)ever you(G)are.
(Am)Be the(C)best, you can(F)be the(C)best,(F-C)be the best of what(F)ever you(G)are.

Verse 1
If you(C)can’t be a pine on the top of the hill,(G)be a bush by the side of the rill.
If you(Am)can’t be the(C)sturdy(F)trunk of a(C)tree, be a branch or a(F)twig or a(G)seed.

Verse 2
(A)If you(D)can’t be a flower, then be the grass. If you(A)can’t be a muskie, be a bass.
If you(Bm)can’t be the(D)sun, then(G)be a(D)star, just be the best of what(G)ever you(A)are.(F-C)

Repeat Chorus 1

Verse 3
If you(C)can’t be a highway, then be a trail. If you(G)can’t be a hammer, then be a nail.
If you(Am)can’t be the(C)head, then(F)be the(C)tail. If you can’t be the stairs, then(F)be the(G)rail.

Bridge
We can’t all be(F)captains, there’s got to be(C)crew. There’s something for(Dm7)every(G)body to(Am)do.
If you are(F)big, or if you are(C)small, just do your(Dm7)best, and give your(G)all.

Chorus 2
(A-D)Be the best, you can be the best,(G-D)be the best of what(G)ever you(A)are.
(You can(Bm)be the(D)best.) Whoah!(G)Come on,(D)baby!
(You can be the best.) Be the best of what(G)ever you(A)are.
(F-C)(Be the best, ooh. You can be the best. Yeah, woah, woah, ooh, yeah. You can be the best of whatever you are.)
Woah, if you(Am)can’t be the(C)sun, then(F)be a(C)star.(F-C)Just be the best of what(F)ever you(G)are.

Chorus 3
(A-D)Be the best, you can be the best,(G-D)be the best of what(G)ever you(A)are. (You can(Bm)be the best)
Be the(D)best, you can(G)be the(D)best (You can be the best.) Be the best of what(G)ever you(A)are.

Chorus 4
(D)Be the best, you can be the best,(G-D)be the best of what(G)ever you(A)are.
(Bm)Be the(D)best, you can(G)be the(D)best,(G-D)be the best of what(G)ever you(A)are.

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