The 'Morning Edition' Theme The 'Morning Edition' Theme Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/12692633/13800345" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Facebook Twitter Google+ Email August 10, 20073:59 PM ET BJ Leiderman The 'Morning Edition' Theme Oh I hate to get up in the morning Please don't wake me up this morning Let me stay in bed ... and ... sleep (I don't like to daydream) The world can turn without me today And if you wake me up I can say That we will not be friends... for... long Remember when... we used to sleep forever? Dreams... floating as light as feathers When... will those delightful dreams Come back again? Tell me when!!! For crying out loud, please would you shut up No news, no features, I've had enough ... But, say, who wrote your great ... theme ... song??? Lyrics ©1979 BJ Leiderman Music Related NPR Stories Wanted: 'All Things Considered' Theme Song Lyrics Aug. 10, 2007 Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.