Clip | Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood - “A Boy Like That/I Have A Love” – West Side Story

Isabel Leonard and Jessica Vosk sing “A Boy Like That/I Have A Love” from “West Side Story”.

Great Performances: The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood Premieres Friday, December 28 on PBS to Honor the 100th Birthday of Music Legend Leonard Bernstein.

 

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A boy like that who'd kill your brother Forget that boy and find another One of your own kind Stick to your own kind!

A boy like that will give you sorrow You'll meet another boy tomorrow One of your own kind Stick to your own kind!

A boy who kills cannot love A boy who kills has no heart And he's the boy who gets your love And gets your heart Very smart, Maria, very smart!

A boy like that wants one thing only And when he's done, he'll leave you lonely He'll murder your love: He murdered mine Just wait and see Just wait, Maria Just wait and see!

Oh no, Anita, no Anita, no!

It isn't true, not for me It's true for you, not for me I hear your words And in my head I know they're smart But my heart, Anita But my heart Knows they're wrong A boy like that Who'd kill your brother Forget that boy And find another One of your own kind Stick to your own kind!

Is too strong For I belong A boy who kills cannot love (I don't care what he is) A boy who kills has no heart (I don't know why it's so) I don't know A boy who kills cannot love A boy who kills has no heart Very smart Maria, very smart!

You should know better You were in love, or so you said You should know better I have a love, and it's all that I have Right or wrong, what else can I do?

I love him: I'm his And everything he is I am, too I have a love, and it's all that I need Right or wrong, and he needs me, too I love him, we're one: There's nothing to be done Not a thing I can do But hold him, hold him forever Be with him now, tomorrow And all of my life!

When love comes so strong There is no right or wrong Your love is your life