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LADY IN RED, THE From the film "In Caliente" (1935) (Music: Allie Wrubel / Lyrics: Mort Dixon) Wini Shaw, Judy Canova & Chorus (Film Soundtrack) - 1935 Xavier Cugat & His Orch. - 1935 Also recorded by: Duke Ellington; Tommy Dorsey; Stan Kenton; Stan Getz; Humphrey Lyttelton..........and others. WINI SHAW: Say, have you ever met the girl who's the toast of the town A work of art without a question Who gives your heart a queer congestion Say, have you ever met the dream in the red velvet gown If you will pardon my suggestion You'd better write her number down She's the gay young bird all the magazines feature 'Pon my word she's the zippiest creature, yeah yeah (Yeah yeah) She's the valentine all the movies are after She won't sign 'cause she really don't hafta (Well, I declare) Oh, the lady in red, the fellahs are crazy for the lady in red She's a bit gaudy, but lawdy, what a personality Oh, the lady in red is fresh as a daisy when the town is in bed Dancing and dining and shining with originality She's very proper, she's nothing more than a pal But oh me and oh my You'd never stop her, she'd be a dangerous gal If she should ever meet the right guy Oh, the lady in red, the fellahs are crazy for the lady in red Is she a study, oh buddy, what a personality, she's got vitality Say, have you ever met the girl who's the toast of the town (A work of art without a question) (You'd better write her number down) JUDY CANOVA: I'm the lady in red Can't ya look in my eyes and see I wanta be led Yo-da-lay-ee-dee-dee Don't be so yeller, hey feller How's about a kiss or two Yiddle-iddle-iddle-lay-ee-tee Oh, ya heard what I said Come on and get close to me and you'll get ahead A-whee-ah-hoo-hoo Don't you say no sir, 'cause oh sir I have set my eye on you Why, lookee here, don't be so nervous, I ain't gonna bite ya Ooh, honybunch, I could just love you to death Don't be so nervous, just hold your seat and sit tight And I'll hug ya and I'll squeeze ya till you're plum out of breath Oh, where was you bred Why don't ya give in, I hate to ask ya to wed Oooooooooooh no Give your love to me And do me just the way I wan't ya to WINI SHAW: Oh, the lady in red, the fellahs are crazy for the lady in red She's a bit gaudy, but lawdy, what a personality Oh, the lady in red is fresh as a daisy when the town is in bed (When the town is in bed) Dancing and dining and shining with originality (Originality!) She's very proper, she's nothing more than a pal But oh me and oh my You'll never stop her, she'd be a dangerous gal If she should ever meet the right guy (Oh, the lady in red, the fellahs are crazy for the lady in red) (Is she a study, oh buddy, what a personality, she's got vitality) (Say, have you ever met the girl who's the toast of the town) (A work of art without a question) (You'd better write her number down, Ole!) (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - January 2012)

    


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