THE VELVETEEN RABBIT

FULL SCORE

JOHN PAUL SHARP

01 I!m So Bored – Ellie
02 Welcome to the Nursery! – Tugboat,
Mechanical Toys, Timothy the Lion,
Skinhorse
03 It Lasts for Always – Skinhorse, Rabbit
04 Tidy Up! – Nana, Boy
05 Goodnight – Boy, Rabbit
06 Oh, My Goodness! – Nana
07 It Lasts for Always (Reprise) – Rabbit
08 The Bunny Hip-Hop – The Bunnies
09 Goodnight (Reprise) – Rabbit, Boy
10 Remembering – Rabbit
12 We Are Real – Fairy, Rabbit

Copyright © 2010 Little Speckles Music Publishing" John Paul Sharp 303-875-5211 me@johnpaulsharp.com
I'm So Bored John Paul Sharp

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now.
now.

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       


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       
I'm so bored, no - thing can help mo - vies, games and toys don't help


None of my friends are a - round they have all gone out of town.
Give me laugh - ter, give me tears, I want dra - ma! Cheers and jeers!

           

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            
               
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   

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Sure - ly, there is some - thing that can keep me sa - tis - fied for
I am left here by my - self to try and pass the time for


Sure - ly, there is some - thing I can do to pass the time for

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       

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now to pass the time right now a - ny - thing would be just fine right now would you

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          
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         
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         

          
      


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help me pass the time right now?


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                         
  

                          
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       
Welcome to the Nursery! John Paul Sharp

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MODEL TUGBOAT

I'm the tug - boat, you might re - mem ber me, I'm the one
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 MECHANICAL TOYS (WITH SKINHORSE JOINING CHORUS)
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    
 TIMOTHY THE LION
    

      

      
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C Drone (bagpipes)

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who car - ried Bon - nie right o - ver the sea, you'll come to know how im - por - tant I
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  

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             
can be let me show you a - round and be the first to tell you
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Wel - come to the Nur - ser - y Wel - come to the fa - mi - ly


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                
 Wel-come to the Nur - ser - y
 
Wel - come to the fa - mi - ly can we get a

        
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         
      
 Wel-come to the Nur - ser
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- y Wel - come to the fa - mi - ly can we get a

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     
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toot! toot! toot! toot! toot! toot! toot! toot!

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 can we get a can we get a can we get a

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               


can we get a can we get a can we get a

          

     

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              
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Oh, look. I'ts a rab - bit. At - least that's what they say. At first, it seemed like


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      
                  
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             
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 gar

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- bage, but I guess it's here to stay. We're so bored with e -


 

    
        
 
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          
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        
                  
 v'ry one
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so be - hind the times but we try to be kind so let us say you're

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I hope you like to dance I hope you like to sing I hope you like to do - si - do a - round a ro - sie ring


          
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              
            
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            
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I love to smile I love to love! I love to laugh, a - ha - ha - ha - ha - ha - ha - ha - ha - ha!

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             
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      
Wel - come to the Nur - ser - y Wel - come to the fa - mi - ly toot! toot!

       
                  
 Wel-come to the Nur - ser - y
 
Wel - come to the fa - mi - ly can we get a can we get a

                         
    
 Wel-come to the Nur - ser - y
 


Wel - come to the fa - mi - ly can we get a can we get a

    
 
  
 
     
    
    

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 
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toot! toot! toot! toot! toot! toot! Wel - come to the Nur - ser - y

   
             


can we get a can we get a Wel - come to the Nur - ser - y

           
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       


can we get a can we get a Wel - come to the Nur - ser - y

       
    
      
   
    
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                
Wel - come to the fa - mi - ly toot! toot!

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             


Wel - come to the fa - mi - ly can we get a

      
              
 Wel - come


to the fa - mi - ly can we get a can we get a

 
      
   
  
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toot! toot! toot! toot! toot! toot!

                
 can we get a can we get a can we get a

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           


can we get a can we get a

   
  
  
     

 
 
 
It Lasts for Always John Paul Sharp


Country Ballad q = 70
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G 3 B./F# B0/F

               
3
 
It's not how you're made, it's more a thing that hap - pens to you,

Boy: What is real? Does it mean


having things that buzz inside
you and a stick-out handle?

  
 
    
    
       
 
  
  

      
 3
5 C 3
C. B¨ A. G7 B¨ A. G7 B¨ A. G7

      
3 3
                


when a child loves you for a long, long, time - not just for play, but real - ly loves you - then you be -come real!

BOY: Does it hurt?
 
    
   
   
 

         

 
       



10 G B./F# B0/F C C. B¨ A. G7

  
3 3 3

                
but when you'rereal, you ne - ver mind. it takes a long, long, time THat's why you


Boy: Does it happen
S.H.: Sometimes, all at once? or bit by bit?
 
     
3  3  3  
            

     
 
    
     
Copyright © 2010 Little Speckles Music Publishing
2

 3
14 B¨ A. G7 B¨ A. G D G 3

                     
3

bet - ter hope you're stur - dy. You need to last! You'll love your hair off



     3   3  3    
3

3

    
3

      



 
 


  3

 

3
   
    
  

     

  
18 D G F#0 F B¨ F B¨ B0 C F

 
                   
3 3


Drop your eyes out lose your joints and get shab -by but it don't mat ter,



3
 3

                
            

     
    
3 3
               
3

 
                
3

       
      3 
22 C F F#o G D G D/G G G B./F# B0/F

         
3

   
3 3 3
once you are real, you can't be ug - ly to those who un der -stand. a' ma - ny years a -go a


BOY: I suppose S.H.: The Boy's Uncle
you're real? Made me real ...

 
   
    
 
   
   
           
 
  
3 
3
    3
3

    
3
          
             

3


27 C C. B¨ A. G7 B¨ A. G7 B¨ A. G

                   
3 3 3 3

   


long time past but once you are real you can't be un - real e -ver a gain!


          




 
3
 3
            
             

   3      3 

32 B¨ A. G B¨ A. G G/D G

3

                      
3 3 3
It lasts for al ways! It lasts for al3 - - ways!

 


 
   
           
  
   
       
 


 
3
         
          
John Paul Sharp
Upbeat Jazz Tidy Up! John Paul Sharp
Swing q = 200


Soprano Solo                
Boy: Nana, can you help me find my China Dog?
Nana: (sighs) OK, But we have to hurry 'cause
I have a really hot date tonight and I have to
Get out of here! Listen up while we clean:

               
Piano


   
      
Electric Bass Guitar riffs on C & G throughout the song, starting on M. 5
    

13
            
S. Solo          

 
There will come a day when na - na won't be here to help

  
           
 


 
Pno.
      
         
 
17
              
S. Solo         
You have got to learn to ti - dy up and help your - self!

  
 

         
 



Pno.
    
     
 

  
21
  
S. Solo                     
 
When you keep it clean you'll find that life is not so hard

  
      
    
 
 

Pno.


  


  


 
Copyright © 2010 little speckles music publishing

  



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25

S. Solo                 
You can do it on your own! Ti - dy up! Ti - dy up!

     
 
 
 
 
 

            


 
 
     
Pno.

  
 
 
 
 
 

      
33

S. Solo         
  

  
      
If you're a - ny - thing like me, the mess can stress you out.

  
      
       


 
Pno.    
           
  

37

S. Solo               
               
It's a won - der you can find your stuff when your stuff is strewn a- bout!

  
 

         
  
Pno.


  


  


 





41
       
S. Solo                          
If you clean it up your- self you can re - mem - ber where it is, in -

  
      
        



Pno.
      
         
 
3
45

S. Solo          
       
   

  
stead of as - king na - na, al - ways, where it is! Ti - dy up!

  
    
           




Pno.
    
     
    
    

49
 
S. Solo    
 
 
    
 



Ti - dy up! Ti - dy up! Ti - dy up! Ti -

       
     
     

          
Pno.


  
 

 

 




 

 




 

 



56

S. Solo    



   
dy Up, yeah! NANA: Woo!!

  
  
 

   
 
      
Pno.


  
 

  

60

S. Solo       
NANA: Hey! NANA: Woo!! NANA: Hey!

     
   
           
Pno.


 
     
4
65

S. Solo      
NANA: Ok, now everybody, I'm gonna' need your help for this next part:
       
            
     
Pno.


  
 
   

 

   
   
69

S. Solo      

NANA: When I say "TIDY" you say "UP" READY?
        
                
    
Pno.

 
  
   

 

     
  

73

S. Solo                      
"TI - Dy!" "UP!" "Ti - DY!" "UP!" "Ti - Dy!" "UP!" "TI - Dy!" "UP!"


   
              



  
Pno.
        
       
77

S. Solo                      
"Ti - DY!" "UP!" "Ti - Dy!" "UP!" "TI - Dy!" "UP!" "Ti - DY!" "UP!"
 
         
      

        
Pno.

 
      
 
       

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81

S. Solo      

And
NANA: Yeah, You Got It!
 
          
               
Pno.


  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


85

S. Solo          
you don't e - ven need my help!
      
                   
   



Pno.
   
               
       
    

91

S. Solo         

NANA: Yeah! NANA: TIDY Up.

                           


     
          
     
Pno.

           
John Paul Sharp Goodnight John Paul Sharp
Waltz q = 90

BOY           


RABBIT           

               
     
Piano

   

       

        
9
              
Boy   
 Gosh,what a day we had to - ge - ther I can't be - lieve it's al - rea - dy night!
Rabbit          
                   
       
Pno.

  

    
    
     

    

17

Boy           
         
 Now we must sleep and dream of the fu - ture, just you and me for all time
Rabbit          
                   
        
Pno.

   

   
 

            
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    
Boy 

         
Rabbit   
This is all new I can't ex - plain it
 
  
                    

Pno.

  

 
  
     

29

Boy     

           
Rabbit 
fee - lings of love in my heart

        
               
Pno.

  

 
  
     

33
       
Boy 

           
Rabbit        
I want to be in your warm hands for - e - ver please, ne - ver let me go!
           

                        
    
Pno.

   

         
 

 


3

  
40
         
Boy 
 Let's make a pact ne - ver to leave one's side

  
Rabbit                  
Let's make a pact ne - ver to to leave one's side

              
  
Pno.

 

           
         

 
48
  
Boy        
 We will have ma - - ny ad - ven - tures but un -

           
 
Rabbit 
We will have ma - ny ad - ven - tures but un -

        
          
Pno.

  

53
       
  
  

   
Boy       
 til then good - night, my friend.

        
Rabbit 
til then good - night, my friend.

       
           
Pno.

  

 
  
   

Oh, My Goodness! John Paul Sharp

  
Over the Top! q = 120
          
                 
I'm not a - fraid of much of a - ny thing, a - ny thing that I can see is fine


 
           
                 
        

 
6
  
                  

with me it's when I'm in the dark that I lose con - trol I

       
               
        
       

11

          

         
    
lose a - hold of re - a - li - ty see - ing things I should not see

   
        
         
 
   
   

15

          
              
hear - ing things that are strange to me hear - ing things that are strange to me!

     
         
 
   
       

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           
      
Oh, My Good - ness, my i - ma - gi - na - tion's got the

                    
     
                     
        

26

        
      
  
       
best of me I'm so sil - ly, sha - king in my boots but it's so sca - ry

     
               
            
 
  
  
       

 
32
 
               
   
out! doo doot doo doot doot doot doot doot

   
    
    
  
   
    

  
       
3

 
37
     
                       

My mo - ther al - ways told me not to be a- fraid of what's un - known.

    
          
      
        
 

41

      
                
but I can't help to won der what is out there and is it safe to be a - lone in the dark

      
               
          
     
 

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   
 
                     

all by my self loo - kin' a - round. I shouldhave some help here, I don't like this one

     
            
           

    
   

51

     
         
bit at all not one bit at all!

     
          
 
  
       
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55

    
   
           
  
Oh, My Good - ness, my i - ma - gi - na - tion's got the best of me I'm so sil - ly, sha

           
                  
         
         

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     
 
 
         
- king in my boots but it's so sca - - ry

    
         
    
 
  
 
     

 
65
 
             
   
out! doo doot doo doot doot doot doot doot

        
    
    
 
     
  
John Paul Sharp It Lasts For Always (Reprise) John Paul Sharp
Straight q = 70
     
Rabbit  
      
 
                   
Piano


  


 







6

G
 3 B./F#
 
B0/F
   
      
3
Rabbit     
It's not how you're made, it's more a thing that hap - pens to you
    

Pno.



 
     
 
  
 
            

8 C C. B¨ A. G7 B¨ A. G7
 3 3
            
3

3
Rabbit       
when a child loves you for a long, long, time, not just for play but real - ly loves you

 
           


   
Pno.
                     
     

11 B¨ A. G
        
Rabbit      
then you be - come real!

   
       
 


 
Pno.
                        
                
Copyright © 2010 little speckles music publishing
John Paul Sharp The Bunny Hip-Hop John Paul Sharp
Hip-Hop/Rap q = 95
 
Rabbit 2               
R2: "No fake bunnies in Two Two

   
our crib, that's right, yeah!
Rabbit 1           
 R1: "Yeah, This one goes out One One Yo, I'm
to all those *REAL* rabbits
   
         
out there
Rabbit 3


   
Three
     

7
Piano

    
      

  
    

 

  

 
R2            


and I'm rab - bit two!
R1            

        
rab - bit one there's a
       
R3  
And I'm rab - bit three and we bring good news

     



  
 
Pno.

 

9


   
 

 
R2                   

     
To get off your back feet and hip - hop to the beat!
R1
     


new dance there's a new chance
R3 

   

    
Pno.

   
   
  

Copyright © 2010 little speckles music publishing
 
 




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11


R2    
            
R1    
 get up and get up and get your- self rea - dy to
               
R3  
  
not to wor - ry, we'll show you how,but first
 
          
Pno.


   

13

   
 

 
R2               
getyourgroove on,it'stime to dance! Oh,

R1                  
 Dothebun-ny hip-hop dothebun-ny hip
                            
R3    
3
andhere's howyoudo itwith a bit 'o' class!
 Dothebun-ny hip-hop dothebun-ny hip
       
Pno.

   

16
   
 
  
   
    

 
R2          
do the bun - ny hip - hop

R1                        
 hop - hip - hop - hip - hop - to - the hop - hip all the bun - nies don't stop, all the bun - nies don't
                       
R3  
 
hop - hip - hop - hip - hop - to - the hop - hip all the bun - nies don't stop, all the bun - nies don't

    


    
 
Pno.

    

   
   


 






3
18
 
R2       


R1                

 
stop'cause when you're real, that's all you got!
R3 
           
     


stop'cause when you're real, that's all you got! Well if you
    
Pno.

    
 


  
 
  
 

21
 
R2                  

We're a - bout to show you how to do all the moves! Now,
 
R1       


Now,
               
R3  

  
get con - fused, don't get the blues, Now,
 
Pno.

  
 


   

23
  
R2              
slide to the left and slide to the right
  
R1               
 slide to the left and slide to the right and
             
R3   

 slide to the left

and slide to the right


Pno.

   
   
  
  
   
4
25
 
R2               
          
and get heal - thy,get hap - py, get your
R1   
    


hip - hip - hip - pet - ty hop - hop - hop and let your trou - bles drop
R3 

   

     



  
 
Pno.


   


   

27
 
      
R2
   


bones in a shake
     
R1 

   
                   
it's
R3  


and let your right foot quake, let e' - vry one know you got some - thin' to say!
  
Pno.

   
   
  
  
   

29
 
R2                   

 
and if you don't quite get it,don't be a - shamed
R1             

    
ea - sy to do once you get the hang
R3 

    

    
  we're gon - na'

       
Pno.


   


   
 
5
31
 
R2                
e - ven if you must stay still, you can sing a - long!

R1                

                    
e - ven if you must stay still, you can sing a - long!
    
R3  
  do it a - gain, so get your

game - face on! e - ven if you must stay still, you can sing a - long!


Pno.

   
33
   
  
  
   

 
R2           
Oh, do the bun - ny hip -

R1         
 
   
     
  

 Do the bun - ny hip - hop do the bun - ny hip - hop - hip - hop - hip - hop - to - the hop - hip
                        
R3  
  
Do the bun - ny hip - hop do the bun - ny hip - hop - hip - hop - hip - hop - to - the hop - hip

           

Pno.

   
35


  


      
   


 
   


R2

hop
                     
R1    


 all the bun - nies don't stop, all the bun -nies don't stop 'cause when you're real,that's all you got!
R3 
                       
 
all the bun - nies don't stop, all the bun -nies don't stop 'cause when you're real,that's all you got!

     
   
Pno.

     






  


John Paul Sharp Goodnight (Reprise) John Paul Sharp
Sluggish q = 70
  
Rabbit          
 I don't

        
Boy   


         
Piano

      
  
 
 
     

 
   


7
            
Rabbit   
 know what hap - pened, but I hope that you're o - kay... if you

       
Boy  


       
Pno.

     
  
 
 
  



 
 







13
              
Rabbit    
 need me I'll be by your side for - e - ver, my friend. Good -

 
Boy         
 I am
  
 
 
 

 

 
 


 
    
Pno.
          
       
    
Copyright © 2010 little speckles music publishing
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19
      
Rabbit   
 night, my

               
Boy 
 scared I don't feel so good I need rest to get
  
 
 




Pno.

   

 
 
 
 
 


22
    
Rabbit    
 friend.

           
Boy 
 bet - ter soon so good - night, my friend.


  

 
 


 

Pno.
     
       
John Paul Sharp Remembering John Paul Sharp
Soulful Rock q = 70

Rabbit      

   
 

  


Piano/
Chinese
   
VAMP THroughout
  
Mandolin
  
  

                  
          
3
Rabbit  
 I can - not be - lieve that this is hap-pe - ning to me thrown out to be burned!
   
  
 
 
 
 


Pno./
CM
        
    
     

                   
  
7
Rabbit   
 Isthis all a dream? or is this real - ly hap - pe - ning? Do I real - ly be - long in a
 
 


   


Pno./
CM
         

    
10
              
Rabbit           
 junk pile? wai - ting to dis -ap - pear I could just...

        
 


   


Pno./
CM
    
       
       
Copyright © 2010 little speckles music publishing
2

          
15
 
Rabbit     
 I re - mem - ber days play - ing inthe gar- den witha

  
 
 
 

  


Pno./
CM
               
   
       

19
                         
Rabbit    
 boy who gave his love to me and I re - mem - ber days, the skin - horse

    
    


Pno./
CM
     
   
    

    
          
22

Rabbit    
 rock - in' back 'n' forth. and my friends at the nurs - u - ry
 
   
    


Pno./
CM
      
    
     

          
25

Rabbit          
 I re - mem - ber days when I was hap - py I could just

     

 


 


Pno./
CM
   
    
    
3
29
   
Rabbit    
 cry

I could just
 
      
 


Pno./
CM
     
   

31
 
     
Rabbit    
 cry I could just

   
      

   
  
Pno./
CM
  
 

33     

 
Rabbit 
 cry!
  
   
        

    
Pno./
 
   
CM
    

  
36
    
Rabbit 
 I could just cry...
    
    
 

     
Pno./
CM
  
 

 
John Paul Sharp We Are Real John Paul Sharp
Emotional q = 80
     

                
Fairy 
You'll have to leave this place soo - ner or la - ter
     
Treble Solo  

         
      
Piano

   

    


 
   
 
  
     

                
6

Tr. Solo     
And that's o - kay you've had ter - rif- fic ad - ven - tures
Tr. Solo     
    
  
          
  
Pno.

 
   
 

 
  

  


   


10
             
Tr. Solo        
I know it's hard not to feel sad lo -sing your loved ones
Tr. Solo     

        
    
Pno.

    
 

 
   
 
  

Copyright © 2010 little speckles music publishing
   


2

          
14
  
Tr. Solo       
but lis - ten it's not all that bad just watch me
Tr. Solo     

          
          
Pno.

  
   


 
  

 
  

   

18

Tr. Solo       
dance
Tr. Solo

    

      
     



                                         
Pno.

       

21
   
Tr. Solo 

Tr. Solo    

         
 



                 
Pno.

               
3
24
 
1.
 
2.

Tr. Solo 

Tr. Solo     

     
    
  
Pno.

                        
                      

27
         
Tr. Solo

              
don't que - stion if you are real you know the an - swer
Tr. Solo     

    

  

  
 


 
     
Pno.
  
      

        
   
31
          
Tr. Solo     
one lit - tle boy that I know will ne - ver for - get you! so let's say good
Tr. Solo      

    

   
 


 
      
Pno.
    
         
4
36
  
Tr. Solo

     
bye
         
and we'll do it in
 style
Tr. Solo     
I'll ne - ver for -get you my dear friend, the lit - tle boy
    
 
Pno.

   
   


38
       
Tr. Solo   
take my hand
     
Tr. Solo 

 
  

Pno.

  


   
40
  
Tr. Solo 
and we'll just fly

        
  
Tr. Solo 
I love you I'll al - ways be in your heart
    
 
Pno.

  
 
5

    
42
    
Tr. Solo 
right out - ta here
  
Tr. Solo 

 

  
Pno.

         
         


44
Tr. Solo

           
no - thin' to fear just you and me

       
Tr. Solo 
I might feel sad, I might be scared

    
 
Pno.

    
 

    
46
    
Tr. Solo 
'cause we are real right out - ta here

     
Tr. Solo 
but that's 'cause I'm real!

 

  
Pno.

   
 
6


48
Tr. Solo

          
no - thin' to fear just you and me
       
Tr. Solo       
I think I'm rea - dy I think I'm rea - dy

    
 
Pno.

   
 

    
50
     
Tr. Solo 
'cause we are real 'cause we can

          
Tr. Solo   
I know I'm rea - dy 'cause we are real 'cause we can

 

  
Pno.

         
          

52

Tr. Solo    
feel
   
Tr. Solo 

feel.
  
  
 

Pno.

 
  