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'Bout Time is a song from The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band, written by the Sherman Brothers. It is sung by Joe Carder (John Davidson) & Alice Bower (Lesley Ann Warren).

Lyrics

Joe:
'Bout time, 'bout time,
We had a little taste of wastin' time
Like lovers do
I'll waste a little time alone with you
'Bout time, we two,
Were livin' out a lovely dream come true
'Bout you, 'bout me,
'Bout love.

'Bout time, 'bout time,
We spent a little time with no one near
To watch me while
I say a little somethin' in your ear.
'Bout how I care,
'Bout how I wanna make my feelin's clear
'Bout you, 'bout me,
'Bout love.

We're in deep water, darlin'
Clear over our head
'Bout time to either sink or swim

Alice:
Let's swim!

Joe:
'Nough said.

'Bout time, 'bout time,
We didn't have to always steal a kiss.
'Bout time, 'bout time,
I had my arm around your waist like this.
My whole life through,
I wanna make you feel the way I do
'Bout you, 'bout me,
'Bout love.

Alice:
We're in deep water, darlin'
Clear over our head
'Bout time to either sink or swim

Joe:
Let's swim!

Alice:
'Nough said

Alice:
'Bout time
Joe:
'Bout time
Alice:
'Bout time
Joe:
'Bout time

Both:
We should be pickin' out a wedding day

Alice:
July

Joe:
No, June.

Alice:
My folks were married in the month of May.

Both:
'Bout now, 'bout all
That's left to do is let the secret out
'Bout you, 'bout me,
'Bout us, 'bout we,
'Bout your love and mine,
'Bout time.


Notes

In the movie, the last line, "'bout time", is spoken by Joe, then Alice, but is sung by both in the soundtrack version.