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Anything You Can Do

Anything You Can Do song lyrics, performed by Betty Hutton and Howard Keel in Annie Get Your Gun, written by Irving Berlin

Annie:
Anything you can do, I can do better.
I can do anything better than you.

Frank: No you can’t.
Annie: Yes, I can.
Frank: No, you can’t.
Annie: Yes, I can.
Frank: No, you can’t.
Annie: Yes, I can, Yes, I can

Frank: Anything you can be, I can be greater.
Sooner or later I’m greater than you.
Annie: No, you’re not.
Frank: Yes, I am.
Annie: No, you’re not.
Frank: Yes, I am.
Annie: No, you’re not!.
Frank: Yes, I am, Yes, I am

Frank: I can shoot a partridge, with a single cartridge.
Annie: I can get a sparrow, with a bow and arrow.
Frank: I can live on bread and cheese.
Annie: And only on that?
Frank: Yes.
Annie: So can a rat

Frank: Any note you can reach, I can go higher.
Annie: I can sing anything higher than you.
Frank: No, you can’t. (High)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Higher)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Higher)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Higher)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Higher)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Higher)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Higher)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Higher)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Higher)
Annie: Yes, I CAN! (Highest)

Annie: Anything you can buy, I can buy cheaper.
I can buy anything cheaper than you.

Frank: Fifty cents?
Annie: Forty cents!
Frank: Thirty cents?
Annie: Twenty cents!
Frank: No, you can’t!
Annie: Yes, I can,
Frank: Yes, I can!

Frank: Anything you can say, I can say softer.
Annie: I can say anything softer than you.
Frank: No, you can’t. (Softly)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Softer)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Softer)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Softer)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Softer)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Softer)
Frank: YES, I CAN! (Full volume)

Frank: I can drink my liquor faster than a flicker.
Annie: I can drink it quicker and get even sicker!
Frank: I can open any safe.
Annie: Without bein’ caught?
Frank: Yes.
Annie: That’s what I thought…..you crook!

Frank: Any note you can hold, I can hold longer.
Annie: I can hold any note longer than you.
Frank: No, you can’t.
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can’t.
Annie: Yes, I can
Frank: No, you can’t.
Annie: Yes, I can….Yes, I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I CA-A-A-A-N!
Frank: Yes, you ca-a-a-an!

Annie: Anything you can wear, I can wear better.
In what you wear I’d look better than you.
Frank: In my coat?
Annie: In your vest!
Frank: In my shoes?
Annie: In your hat!
Frank: No, you can’t!
Annie: Yes, I can….Yes, I CAN!

Frank: Anything you can say, I can say faster.
Annie: I can say anything faster than you.
Frank: No, you can’t. (Fast)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Faster)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Faster)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Faster)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Faster)
Annie: YesIcan! (Fastest)

Frank: I can jump a hurdle.
Annie: I can wear a girdle.
Frank: I can knit a sweater.
Annie: I can fill it better!
Frank: I can do most anything!
Annie: Can you bake a pie?
Frank: No.
Annie: Neither can I.

Frank: Anything you can sing, I can sing sweeter.
Annie: I can sing anything sweeter than you.
Frank: No, you can’t. (Sweetly)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Sweeter)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Sweeter)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Sweeter)
Frank: No, you can’t. (Sweeter)
Annie: Yes, I can. (Sweeter)
Frank: No, you can’t, can’t, can’t (sweeter)
Annie: Yes, I can, can, can (Sugary)

Annie: Yes, I can!
Frank: No, you can’t!