You Can Bank On It
by B. Franklin, S. Mukherjee & the Dani's

You Can Bank On It (MP3)

Em / G / Eb

lyrics

Chorus:
   A penny saved is a penny earnt,
   And, a penny spent is a penny burnt,
   Shall we then spend none at all,
   And, rue the lessons left unlearnt?

In order to reach many,
First, I need "a" penny,
Then...
Do I spend?
Or, could I lend?
How to behave,
Save...
Or, wave...
Bye-bye?

Why?

Chorus

100 pennies in a buck,
And, with any luck,
There'll be enough interest,
In the interest rate,
The money lent,
Will appreciate...
Exponentially,
For if it's squared,
I'm there --
A picture of Ben.
(He is still,
The only non-dead president,
To get his own bill.)

Then,
I can spend the rest,
On what is best.

Chorus

Ahhh... I can see,
There is a fine line,
Between necessity,
And, being greedy --
Mine, mine, mine.
Not just for me,
But, for all of us,
To be frivolous,
Could be disastrous.

Chorus

Gotta penny,
In my pocket,
Not gonna let it,
Burn a hole,
Until I've plenty,
Gonna hold,
Tight,
Once I've earned,
Once I've learned,
Then, I might,
Recommend,
How to spend.

Chorus

Sooner or later,
We all fall,
What good is it then,
If you spent none at all?


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