CUDDLE UP A LITTLE CLOSER, LOVEY MINE From the Broadway musical "Three Twins" (1908) (Words: Otto A. Harbach /Music: Karl Hoschna) Alice Yorke (Broadway Production) - 1908 Ada Jones & Billy Murray - 1908 Mary Martin (feat. in the film "Birth Of The Blues") - 1941 Dick Jurgens & His Orch. - 1942 Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians - 1943 Sammy Kaye & His Orch. (vocal: Don Cornell & Laura Leslie) - 1943 Charlie Spivak & His Orch. (vocal: Irene Day) - 1943 Betty Grable (feat. in the film "Coney Island") - 1943 Kay Armen & The Balladiers - 1943 Doris Day & Jack Smith - (feat. in the film "On Moonlight Bay") - 1951 Gordon MacRae - 1951 The McGuire Sisters - 1956 Julie London - 1957 Dean Martin - 1958 Vic Damone - 1959 K.T. Sullivan - 2001 Also recorded by: Mary Stahl; Merle Travis; Louis Armstrong; Mary Martin; Jimmy Roselli; Ginny Simms; Moms & Dads; Billy Crudup; The Pied Pipers with Jo Stafford: ........ and others. On the summer shore, where the breakers roar Lovers sat on the glist'ning sand And they talked of love while the moon above And the stars seemed to understand Then she grew more cold, and he grew more bold Till she tho't that they had better go But altho' he heard, he not even stirred Only murmured in tones soft and low Cuddle up a little closer, lovey mine Cuddle up and be my little clinging vine Like to feel your cheek so rosy Like to make you comfy, cozy 'Cause I love from head to toesie, lovey mine Then she deigned to rest on his manly chest Her dear head with its flowing curls And she said, "I'd stay on this lap for aye How I envy the Capland girls!" For Miss Esquimaux, 'mid the ice and snow Has no steam-heat when he comes to call Not a single glim, so it's up to him To whisper in summer or fall Cuddle up a little closer, lovey mine Cuddle up and be my little clinging vine Like to feel your cheek so rosy Like to make you comfy, cozy 'Cause I love from head to toesie, lovey mine (Contributed by Ae & Vs - May 2004)