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wolfdancer
08-13-2008, 02:00 PM
we'll never hear songs like this anymore:
Whistler's Mother-in-Law

bc is bing crosby. ml is muriel lane*

(BC)
If you’re whistlin’ ‘cause you’re happy
Be very careful Pappy
No tellin’ what just a whistler’s mother-in-law will do
Oh. the mammies around the kitchen
Attendin’ to her stitchin’
There’s granny behind the door keepin’ an eye on you.
She’s got a direct suspicion
You aim to do some fishin’
Your whistlin’, I declare, gave it away for sure
But I reckon you mighta’ known it
Might just as well postpone it
You ain’t gonna go newhere
‘sept on a lecture tour.

(ML)
John, John, that’s what I’m a’callin’
Hurry up and haul that coal
John, John, I’m not only stallin’
This old lady’s up to som’thin’
Sure as you’re born

(BC)
As you listen to granny cackle,
She found your fishin’ tackle
A whistle for all your plans now for the good they’ll do
Look at granny, she’s got the flivver
She’s headin’ for the river
Well isn’t that like a man’s mother-in-law for you


(ML)
John, John, that’s what I’m a’callin’
Hurry up and haul that coal

(BC)
I hauled that yesterday.

(ML)
John, John, I’m not only stallin’
This old lady’s up to som’thin’
Sure as you’re born

(BC)
As you listen to granny cackle,
She found your fishin’ tackle
A whistle for all your plans now for the good they’ll do
Look at granny, she’s got the flivver
She’s headin’ for the river
Well isn’t that like a man’s mother-in-law for you

Deeman3
08-13-2008, 03:46 PM
Great.....but more Cowbell!

wolfdancer
08-13-2008, 03:59 PM
Can you believe that Bing recorded this song?
He also recorded one of the few aces on the par 3 16th, at Cypress Point...220 yds over the Pacific....back in the pre-graphite shaft days
http://www.gallerydirectart.com/mp-802.html

Chopstick
08-13-2008, 04:14 PM
220 is a hell of a shot with any shaft. I only use graphite in my woods. Which reminds me, I think I might redo my irons. I am playing Rifle 6.5s now which are on the stiff side. I think I'm getting too old for them. I am thinking about taking them down to a more flexible set.

wolfdancer
08-13-2008, 06:03 PM
I think you could pick up a club's length with graphite irons.
I have X-20 "clones" from golfclubs4less...just bought square head driver,3 and 5 woods as well, from the same place.
Mine are reg flex, but only my pride stopped me from ordering the "senior" flex.
That's 220 with an offshore breeze going against you...hell of a shot.

Gayle in MD
08-14-2008, 06:20 AM
Wolf,
I love a lot of the old lyrics, too.

Remember this old song...

I'd like to be around, to pick up the pieces, when somebody breaks your heart,

Somebody twice as smart, as I,

Some, sombody who, would swear to be true, like you used to do to me,

Then leave you to learn, that misery loves company, wait and see!

I'd like to be around to see how she does it, when she breaks your heart to bits,

Just see how the puzzle fits, so fine!

And that's when I'll discover, revenge is sweet, when I sit there applauding in a front row seat,

When somebody breaks your heart like you, broke mine.



What lyrics!
I've read that those lyrics were sent to the person who wrote the song, (don't know who that was) on the back of a brown bag. I've always wondered if that was true, and if the broken hearted lady ever got any money for it.

I've always thought that "Shanty In Old Town" had the most beautiful lyrics, ever. It makes me cry. Do you know it?

My mom and her sisters used to sing together all the time, when I was growing up, so I know lots of lyrics from really old songs, and also from singing and dancing on stage.

Those were the days, back when music was the main mood altering device!

Love,
Gayle

wolfdancer
08-14-2008, 10:42 AM
Growing up in a German strict Catholic boarding house...I remember that Sunday morn was church, and then after lunch we sat around listening to one of her older daughters playing the piano and singing. Only song I can remember from those days ( I was 6 ) is
"Paper Doll"...made famous, i believe by the Mills Bros...I could google and check that out...but I think some of my memory cells are still working....
As I remember, I even liked the piano sessions.....maybe because it was a break from all that Latin liturgy I had to memorize
"Sed líbera nos a malo, Republicans" (deliver us from the evil republicans)

Gayle in MD
08-14-2008, 11:03 AM
LOl...

I'd like to buy a paper doll that I could call my own, a doll the other fellows could not steal.

And then those flirty, flirty guys, with their flirty, flirty eyes, would have to play with dollies that are real...

At night when I come home she would be waiting,

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I'd like to have a paper doll that I could call my own, than have a fickle hearted real live girl.

<span style="color: #000066">As you can see, I'm mising a line from my memory... /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/wink.gif </span>

wolfdancer
08-14-2008, 11:07 AM
something like "the sweetest girl in all the land"...now I'll have to google, to see if my synapses are still firing

wolfdancer
08-14-2008, 11:09 AM
When I come home at night she will be waiting
She'll be the truest doll in all this world
I'd rather have a Paper Doll to call my own
Than have a fickle-minded real live girl

Gayle in MD
08-14-2008, 09:44 PM
Thanks /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif