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DANCE WITH A DOLLY (WITH A HOLE IN HER STOCKING) (Terry Shand / Jimmy Eaton / Mickey Leader) Russ Morgan & His Orch. (vocal: Al Jennings) - 1944 Evelyn Knight (with Camarata's Orch.) - 1944 Tony Pastor & His Orch. (vocal: Tony Pastor) - 1944 The Olympics (Titled "Dance By The Light Of The Moon") - 1961 As I was walkin' down the street Down the street, down the street I met somebody who was mighty sweet Mighty fair to see I asked her would she like to have a talk Have a talk, make some talk All the fellows standin' on the walk Wishin' they were me Mama, Mama, let me dress up tonight Dress up tonight, dress up tonight I've got a secret, gonna 'fess up tonight Gonna dance by the light of the moon Gonna dance with a dolly with a hole in her stockin' While our knees keep a-knockin' and our toes keep a-rockin' Dance with a dolly with a hole in her stockin' Dance by the light of the moon Mama, Mama, put the cat out tonight Cat out tonight, cat out tonight Worked all day, I'm gonna scat out tonight And I won't be home until dawn Gonna dance with a dolly with a hole in her stockin' While our knees keep a-knockin' and our toes keep a-rockin' Dance with a dolly with a hole in her stockin' Dance by the light of the moon Gonna dance by the light of the moon Dance by the light of the moon By the light of the moon TRIVIA: This song was adapted from the song "Buffalo Gals", which itself was adapted from an 1844 minstrel song called "Lubly Fan". (Contributed by Mel - August 2008)

    


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