AT THE CODFISH BALL From the film "Captain January" (1936) (Lew Pollack / Sidney D. Mitchell) Shirley Temple & Buddy Ebsen (Film Soundtrack) - 1936 TEMPLE: Next Friday night your all invited To dance from eight to five All the fishes still alive Are having a ball Its some affair, they'll all be there From the herring to the whale They'll turn out to shake a scale In Neptune's Hall Come along and follow me To the bottom of the sea We'll join in the Jamboree At the Codfish Ball Lobsters dancing in a row Shuffle off to Buffalo Jelly fish sway to and fro At the Codfish Ball Finnan haddie leads the eel Through an Irish reel The catfish is a dancing man But he can't can-can like the sardine can Tunas trucking left and right Minnows mooching, what a night There won't be a hook in site At the Codfish Ball TEMPLE & EBSEN: Come along and follow me To the bottom of the sea We'll join in the Jamboree At the Codfish Ball Lobsters dancing in a row Shuffle off to Buffalo Jelly fish sway to and fro At the Codfish Ball Finnan haddie leads the eel Through an Irish reel The catfish is a dancing man But he can't can-can like the sardine can Tunas trucking left and right Minnows mooching, what a night There won't be a hook in site At the Codfish ball (Music & Dance Interlude) TEMPLE: Come along and follow me To the bottom of the sea We'll join in the Jamboree At the Codfish Ball (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - August 2005)