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ABoyLikeThat
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Date 1957
Source West Side Story (musical)
Publisher Chappell & Co. Inc.; The Leonard Bernstein Music Pub. Co. LLC

"A Boy Like That," from Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's musical West Side Story, is a song about racism in which a Puerto Rican girl tries to convince her dead boyfriend's sister to leave her Polish boyfriend and "stick to [her] own kind." In the musical, it is sung in counterpoint to "I Have a Love," the young lover's defense of her romance. It was also included in the 1976 Sondheim revue Side By Side By Sondheim.

Miss Piggy and a chorus of Whatnots sings a portion of "A Boy Like That" as part of the Camelot medley in the closing number in The Muppet Show episode 305.

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