Melody Lane Standard Songs Page Fifteen

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Under the Bamboo Tree

Lyrics and Music by Bob Cole
Publication: New York: Jos. W. Stern & Co., 34 East 21st St., 1902.
Great song, fun to sing
Judy Garland and Margaret O'Brien sang this song
together in the 1944 MGM Musical "Meet Me In St. Louis"
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Aba Daba Honeymoon

Composer, Lyricists: Arthur Fields and Walter Donovan. 
     Publication: New York: Leo Feist, 1914. 
Debbie Reynolds and Carleton Carpenter made 
this cute monkey song a chart topper in 1950 again 
when they performed it together 
in the MGM Musical "Two Weeks With Love" 
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Sipping Cider Thru A Straw
(Thipping Thider Thru' a Thtraw)

Written by Lee David and Carey Morgan.
     Publication: New York: Jos. W. Stern & Co., 
102-104 W. 38th St., 1919.
Tongue-twister song that became popular
from a Fatty Arbuckle film;
I giggled like crazy when typing out the words,
then laughed even harder when I tried to sing it
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Hello Ma Baby

Words & Music by Howard & Emerson. 
    Publication: New York: T.B. Harms & Co., 18 East 22nd St., 1899. 
A delightful song about a fella asking a girl out 
over that new-fangled contraption, the telephone... 
We never do get to know 
whether she says "yes" or "no"....or DO we? ;)
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When You're Away

Lyrics by Henry Blossom and Music by Victor Herbert 
Publication: New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1914. 
From Victor Herbert's comical operetta "The Only Girl"
Sung beautifully by Deanna Durbin at the piano to impress Franchot Tone, 
in the Universal film comedy "His Butler's Sister" (1943)
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A Word That Means The World To Me

Lyrics by Howard Johnson and Music by Theodore Morse, 1915
This memorable song is one of the most famous Mother songs in the world, written at a time
when motherhood was cherished as an invaluable, worthwhile profession, and sentimentality
and sacrifice were not belittled as weakness
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Music Written by John and Lyrics By Malvin Schonberger
Publication: Sherman Clay & Co. San Francisco, CA, 1920
People have been "whispering" this lovely number since it first appeared on the scene,
and countless musical artists have recorded it over the years
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Mr. Gallagher
and Mr. Shean

A popular comedy team in vaudeville 
days, Mr. Shean was an 
uncle of the Marx Brothers. 
The team wrote this song 
together in 1922
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Who Threw The Overalls in Mistress Murphy's Chowder?

Sing Along Classic Irish Comedy Song
Music and Lyrics by George L. Geifer (1898) 
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