DING DONG DADDY FROM DUMAS (Baxter) Recorded by : Louis Armstrong; Lawrence Brown; Eddie Condon; Arthur Godfrey; Benny Goodman; Phil Harris: Eddy Howard; Ben Pollack; Somethin' Smith; Squadronaires; Bob Wills Now, I know all, you all don't know who I is Because I just got here today My hometown is a little town Way down Dixie way Now, everybody down there from miles around All calls me by my name Now that I'm up here In your big city I sure wish you'd all do the same Because I'm a ding dong daddy from Dumas And you oughtta see me do my stuff Why, I'm a clean cut fella From Hohner's Corner Ooh, you oughtta see me strut I'm a paper cuttin' cutie Got a gal called, Katy She's a little, heavy lady And I call her baby I'm a ding dong daddy from Dumas And you oughtta see me do my stuff Yes, a ding dong daddy from Dumas And you oughtta see me do my stuff I'm a ping pong papa from Pitchfork Prairie Oughtta see me strut I'm a ding dong daddy Got a whiz bang mama She's a Bear Creek baby And a whompous kitty I'm a ding dong daddy from Dumas And you oughtta see me do my stuff -Instrumental Break- Just a ding dong daddy from Dumas Ooh, you oughtta see me do my stuff I'm a cornpone popper And an apple knocker You oughtta see me strut I'm a momma lovin' man And I just left Mary She's a big blonde baby From Peanut Prairie I'm a ding dong daddy from Dumas now And you oughtta see me do my stuff -Instrumental Break- Just a rinky dinky daddy from the Dumas Who you'll see me doin' my stuff I'm a peach pie papa From Jackson's Holla Ah, you oughtta see me strut I'm a honey drippin' daddy Got a hard-hearted baby She's a sheep shakin' Sheba And hallelujah! I'm a ding dong daddy from Dumas And you oughtta see me strut! (Transcribed by Carlene Bogle - April 2004)