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"Give Your Heart a Try" is a song from the Rankin/Bass special 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. It is often cut from the special because of the word gay. However, in the lyrics, it means happy.

Lyrics[]

Spoken:
Father Mouse: You don't know as much as you think because you only think with your head. So you have trouble believing in things you can't see or touch.
Albert: Like for instance, what things?
Sung:
Father Mouse: How about fairies and leprechauns on St. Patrick's Day
How about just about everything that makes a holiday gay

There's more to the world than meets the eye
When doubts in your mind give your heart a try
Let up a little on the wonder why
And give your heart a try

If you can't believe what you can't see
Well here's what to do to become like me
Let up a little on the wonder why
And give your heart a try

What is spring without the Easter Bunny
Like a rainbow that doesn't end in money
And a valentine would certainly look stupid
Without a cupid
So let his arrow in your heart
That would be a start

There's more to the world than meets the eye
When doubts in your mind give your heart a try
Let up a little on the wonder why
And give your heart a try

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