BE MY LITTLE BABY BUMBLE BEE (Henry I. Marshall / Stanley Murphy) Ada Jones & Billy Murray - 1912 Ada Jones & Walter Van Brunt - 1912 Irene Manning (feat. in the film "Shine On Harvest Moon") - 1944 Richard Monda (feat. in the film "The Eddie Cantor Story") - 1953 Doris Day (feat. in the film "By The Light Of The Silvery Moon" - 1953 Queenie Bee lived o'er the lee And she was a bunny little honey bee Billy Bumble used to mumble 'round the rosemary Where she would meet him, greet him And then treat him to some honey sprees Then start a-buzzin' in a dozen diff'rent lovin' keys Be my little baby bumble bee (Buzz around, buzz around, keep a-buzzin' 'round) Bring home all the honey, love, to me (Little bee, little bee, little bee) Let me spend the happy hours Roving with you 'mongst the flow'rs And when we get where no one else can see (Cuddle up, cuddle up, cuddle up) Be my little baby bumble bee (Buzz around, buzz around, keep a-buzzin' 'round) We'll be just has happy as can be (You and me, you and me, you and me) Honey, keep a-buzzin', please I've got a dozen cousin bees But I want you to be my baby bumble bee Willie, he flew o'er the lee To call on her mama and her papa bee Papa bee said, "Goodness me!" and mama said, "We'll see If you can pay your way For ev'ry day the price of honey grows dear" But little Queenie said, "That for Sweeney," and whispered in his ear Be my little baby bumble bee (Buzz around, buzz around, keep a-buzzin' 'round) Bring home all the honey, love, to me (Little bee, little bee, little bee) Let me spend the happy hours Roving with you 'mongst the flow'rs And when we get where no one else can see (Cuddle up, cuddle up, cuddle up) Be my little baby bumble bee (Buzz around, buzz around, keep a-buzzin' 'round) We'll be just has happy as can be (You and me, you and me, you and me) Honey, keep a-buzzin', please I've got a dozen cousin bees But I want you to be my baby bumble bee ********** As recorded by DORIS DAY: Be my little baby bumble bee And bring home all the honey love to me Let me spend the happy hours Roving with you `mongst the flowers When we get where no one else can see Be my little baby bumble bee We'll be just as happy as can be Honey keep a-buzzin' please I've got a dozen cousin bees And I want you to be my baby bumble bee (Be my little baby bumble bee) (Bring home all the honey love to me) (Let me spend the happy hours) (Roving with you `mongst the flowers) (And when we get where no one else can see) Cuddle up, cuddle up, come and cuddle up Be my little baby bumble bee We'll be just as happy as can be Honey keep a-buzzin' please I've got a dozen cousin bees But I want you to be my baby bumble bee **********