Passion Céline Dion

If I Ruled the World
Length: 2:56
Language(s):
Credits: Bricusse, Leslie / Ornadel, Cyril
Summary:
One describes how beautiful the world would be if he was in charge of it.
Notes:
A duet with Tony Bennett on his Duets: An American Classic. The song originated from a musical (Pickwick) and was first recorded by Sir Harry Secombe before being recorded by Bennett and Stevie Wonder.
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Duets An American Classic (Tony Bennett) (D)

If I ruled the world,
Ev'ry day would be the first day of Spring
Every heart would have a new song to sing
And we'd sing of the joy every morning would bring

If I ruled the world,
Ev'ry man would be as free as a bird,
Ev'ry voice would be a voice to be heard
Take my word we would treasure each day that occurred

My world would be a beautiful place
Where we would weave wonderful dreams
My world would wear a smile on its face
Like the man in the moon has when the moon beams

If I ruled the world
Every man would say the world was his friend
There'd be happiness that no man could end
No my friend, not if I ruled the world

Every head would be held up high
There'd be sunshine in everyone's sky
If the day ever dawned when I ruled the world


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