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MENTION MY NAME IN SHEBOYGAN (Bob Hilliard / Dick Sanford / Sammy Mysels) Beatrice Kay - 1947 Irene Dunne & Fred MacMurray (Radio Transcript) - 1947 Robert Q. Lewis & His Gang (vocal: Betty Clooney) - 1956 Sammy Kaye & His Orch. (Instr.) - 1960 The Everly Brothers - 1961 The Four Henchmen - 1982 As recorded by BEATRICE KAY: (Gimme a ticket for Sheboygan) Now, pardon me there, stranger, but my name is Kay (Oh yeah) I overheard you say that you were goin' away (So what) Now, I done lots o' travellin' and if I may boast Everybody's heard of me from coast to coast (Nuts!) Mention my name in Sheboygan It's the greatest little town in the world Just tell 'em all you're an old friend of mine And every door in town will have a big welcome sign So mention my name in Sheboygan And if you ever get in a jam Just mention my name, I said mention my name But please don't 'em where I am While the teletypes are talkin' and the sirens roar I'll be hoppin' on a freighter for a foreign shore (They love you in Sheboygan?) Love me in Sheboygan! (I'll take a ticket to Paducah) Paducah! Well, just mention my name in Paducah It's the greatest little town in the world I know a gal there you'll simply adore She was Miss Paducah back in nineteen-o-four So mention my name in Paducah And if you ever get in a mess Just mention my name, I said mention my name But please don't give 'em my address While the teletypes are talkin' and the sirens roar I'll be hoppin' on a freighter for a foreign shore (They're crazy about you in Paducah?) Crazy about me in Paducah! (I'll take a ticket to Elmira) Elmira! Well, just mention my name in Elmira It's the greatest little town in the world I told the mayor that he would go far I even gave the sheriff an exploding cigar, hah-hah Mention my name in Elmira And if they try to put you in jail Just mention my name, I said mention my name But please don't write to me for bail While the teletypes are talkin' and the sirens roar I'll be hoppin' on a freighter for a foreign shore They love you in Sheboygan?) Love me in Sheboygan! (Crazy about you in Paducah?) Crazy about me in Paducah! (Mad about you in Elmira?) Mmmmmm, you better take a ticket to Tacoma (Take a ticket to Tacoma?) Take a ticket to Tacoma! And just mention my name in Tacoma It's the greatest little town in the world I know the big shots in their City Hall They've even got my picture on the post office wall So mention my name in Tacoma And if you ever get in a spat Just mention my name, I said mention my name But please don't tell 'em where I'm at, I wanna go there Please don't tell 'em where I am, it may be Frisco So please don't tell them where I am ******************** As performed by IRENE DUNNE and FRED MacMURRAY: FM: Mention my name in Sheboygan ID: It's the greatest little town in the world FM: That's good FM: Just tell them all you're a good friend of mine BOTH: And every door in town will have a big welcome sign FM: So mention my name in Sheboygan But if you ever get in a mess ID: A mess? FM: Just mention my name ID: He said mention his name FM: But please don't them my address ID: He hates policemen FM: Please don't tell them my address ID: A square from nowhere FM: Please don't tell them my address ID: Just mention my name in Azusa FM: Azusa? ID: Away out where the oranges grow FM: Tell everybody in Southern Cal That you're a friend of mine ID: Mention my name in Azusa But if you ever get in a jam Just mention my name FM: She said ma-hention her name ID: But please don't tell 'em where I am FM: She goes for grapefruit ID: Please don't tell 'em where I am FM: She's in Miami BOTH: Please don't tell 'em where I am (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - April 2017)

    


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