Santa Claus Is Coming to Town Lyrics: You better watch out / You better not cry / You netter to get lyrics to the songs you play All around the Christmas tree. Lyrics to 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' by Christmas Song: You better watch out You better not cry Better not pout I'm telling you why Santa Claus is coming. [Chorus] You better watch out. You better not cry. You better not pout. I'm telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town. He's making a list. He's checking it.