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The Chipmunks-Do-Re-Mi

"Do-Re-Mi" is a musical number from the movie The Sound of Music that is covered by The Chipmunks, first released as a single in 1965. The song is also included in the albums The Chipmunks Sing With Children, The Very Best of The Chipmunks, and Greatest Hits: Still Squeaky After All These Years.

Lyrics

Simon:
What are the kids singin', Dave?

Dave:
That's solfeggio, Simon.

Alvin:
Sal-who?

Dave:
Solfeggio, Alvin. That's syllable singing.

Alvin:
What happened to words?

Dave:
No, you don't understand. Solfeggio is for practicing, to make you a better singer.

Alvin:
Me?

Dave:
Anybody, Alvin! 
Come on, Alvin, anyone can do it!

Alvin:
So help me, this I'll never learn!

Kids:
Do-Ti-La-So-Fa-Me-Ra-Do

Kids:
Do-

The Chipmunks:
A deer, a female deer.

Kids:
Re-

The Chipmunks:
A drop of golden sun.

Kids:
Mi-

The Chipmunks:
A name I call myself.

Kids:
Fa-

The Chipmunks:
A long, long way to run.

Kids:
Sol-

The Chipmunks:
A needle pulling thread.

Kids:
La-

The Chipmunks:
A note to follow so.

Kids:
Ti-

The Chipmunks:
A drink with jam and bread.

Kids:
That will bring us back to Do-Oh-Oh-Oh

Dave:
Do-

Alvin:
Money?

Dave:
No.

Alvin:
Biscuits?

Dave:
No!

Alvin:
Let's see now, bread?

Dave:
ALVIN!

Kids:
Let's start at the very beginning

Alvin:
A very good place to start

Kids:
When you read, you begin with ABC
When you sing you begin with Do-Re-Mi

Alvin:
ABC

Kids:
NO!
Do-Re-Mi!
The first three notes just happen to be
Do-Re-Mi

Alvin:
XYZ

Kids:
Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do

Alvin:
Do-Ti-La-Sol-Fa-Mi-Re-Do?

Kids:
A deer, a female deer.

Alvin:
Re-

Kids:
A drop of golden sun.

Dave:
I think he's got it!

Alvin:
Mi-

Kids:
A name I call myself.

Alvin:
Fa-

Kids:
A long, long way to run.

Dave:
By George, I think he's got it!

Alvin:
Sol-

Kids:
A needle pulling thread.

The Chipmunks:
Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-

Kids:
A note to follow so.

Alvin:
Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-

Kids:
A drink with jam and bread.

The Chipmunks:
That will bring us back to Do-Re-Mi

Kids:
Do-Re-Mi

The Chipmunks:
The first three notes just happen to be

Everyone:
Do, Re, Mi!

Alvin:
Nothin' to it.

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