Avenue Q Piano/Conductor

IF YOU WERE GAY

[Rev, 7/28/03 ]

Music and Lyrics by ROBERT LOPEZ and JEFF MARX

Orchestrated by STEPHEN OREMUS

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If You Were Gay - [Rev. 7/28/03]

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