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MAMA'S GONE YOUNG, PAPA'S GONE OLD Ed Lowry - 1926 The Goofus Five - 1926 Jack Hylton & His Orch. (vocal: Stanley Holloway) - 1926 Fred Bluett - 1927 As recorded by STANLEY HOLLOWAY with JACK HYLTON's Orch., 12th November 1926: Mama's gone young, Papa's gone old Mama's gone hot, Papa's gone cold Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Mama's gone thin, Papa's gone fat Mama's like this, Papa's like that Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Mama with her Eton crop looks saucy, cute and sweet Papa has a straggly beard that looks like Shredded Wheat Mama's at nightclubs shaking the shim Papa he shakes in every limb Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day (Orchestral Interlude) Mama's gone young, Papa's gone old Mama's gone hot, Papa's gone cold Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Mama's gone strong, Papa's gone weak Mama's all bubble, Papa's all squeak Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Fellows all admire dear Mama's gown of crêpe de Chine No one looks down Papa's neck to see his perma-jeans Mama plays Bridge all morning, yes sir Papa plays Patience waiting for her Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day ******************** As recorded by FRED BLUETT: Oh my, listen to me, My Mama's hair was turning grey Papa would look at her and say You're getting older every day Poor Ma'am said, "As I am, I'm going to open all your eyes" So she took her face to a beauty place And, oh boy, what a surprise Mama's gone young, Papa's gone old Mama's gone hot and Papa's gone cold Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Mama's gone thin, Papa's gone fat Mama's like this and Papa's like that Mama's just blooming, Papa's just fading away Mama with her Eton crop looks saucy, cute and sweet Papa has a straggly beard that looks like Shredded Wheat Mama's at nightclubs shaking the shim Papa he shakes in every limb Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Mama's gone young, Papa's gone old Mama's gone hot and Papa's gone cold Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Mama's brand new, Papa's antique Mama wants love and Papa's no sheik Mama's just blooming, Papa's just fading away Mama in her pink pyjamas looks a dream of bliss Papa in his old red nighshirt looks like Father Chris Mama's complexion blooms like a rose Papa's complexion's flown to his nose Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Mama's gone young, Papa's gone old Mama's gone hot and Papa's gone cold Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day Mama's gone fast and Papa's gone slow Mama's wound up, but Papa won't go Mama's just blooming, Papa's just fading away Fellows all admire dear Mama's dress of crêpe de Chine No one looks down Papa's neck to see his perma-jeans Mama displays the stockings she wears Papa shows his, but nobody cares Mama gets younger, Papa gets older each day (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - November 2012)

    


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