Great Art

words and music by Howard Ashby Kranz

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1. Itís not velvet, got no Elvis, got no cute little bears.

 

Itís not glistening easy listening, let the buyer beware:

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Itís great art, great art.

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Got some kind of message to impart.Great art.

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Dah da da dah da da dat-da-da, Dah da da dah da da dat-da-da

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Dah da da dah dah dat-da-da-da, great art.

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2. Iíve got frou-frou up the wazoo, Iíve had sweets by the gross.

 

Iíve been heartwarmed to submission, baby.I need a dose

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Of great art, great art.

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Give me fewer hearts and more heart.††† Great art.

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Dah da da dah da da dat-da-da, Dah da da dah da da dat-da-da

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Dah da da dah dah dat-da-da-da, great art.

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3. You canít cash it, you canít flash it; it wonít bring the bacon home.

 

it wonít pamper you or stamp or qualify you for a loan.

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Itís just great art, great art.

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If you wonder whatís the use? ask Jean Paul Sartre.†† Great art.