MILKMAN, KEEP THOSE BOTTLES QUIET From the film "Broadway Rhythm" (1944) (Don Raye / Gene De Paul) Nancy Walker with Tommy Dorsey Orch. (Film Soundtrack) - 1944 Ella Mae Morse - 1944 Woody Herman & His Orch. - 1944 The King Sisters - 1944 Marilyn Maxwell (Radio Transcript) - 1944 Bing Crosby (Radio Transcript) - 1944 Geraldo & His Orch. - 1944 Also recorded by: Beryl Davis & The Squadronaires; The Charioteers; The Pied Pipers; Maxine Sullivan; Judy Kaye; Boyd Raeburn. Milkman, keep those bottles quiet Can't use that jive on my milk diet So milkman, keep those bottles quiet Been jumpin' on the swing shift, all night Turnin' out my quota all right Now I'm beat right down to the sod Gotta catch myself some righteous nod Milkman stop that grade A riot Cut out if you can't lullaby it Oh, milkman, keep those bottles quiet Been knocking out a fast tank, all day Working on a bomber okay Boy you blast my wig with those clinks And I got to catch my forty winks So milkman, keep those bottles quiet Now noise of the riveter rocks, don't mind it 'Cause the man with the whiskers has a lot behind it But I can't keep punchin' with the victory crew When you're making me punchy with that bottled moo I wanna give my all if I'm gonna give it But I gotta get my shuteye if I'm gonna rivet So bail out, bud, with that milk barrage Cause it's unpatriotic, it's sabotage Been knocking out a fast tank, all day Working on a bomber okay Boy, you blast my wig with those clinks And I got to catch my forty winks So milkman, keep those bottles quiet Oooh, milkman, keep those bottles quiet Oooh, milkman, keep those bottles quiet Quiet! ****** As recorded by: Beryl Davis & The Squadronaires: Milkman, keep those bottles quiet Can't use that jive on my milk diet So milkman, keep those bottles quiet Been jumping on the swing shift all night Turnin' out my quota alright Now I'm beat ride down to the clod And I've got to get myself some nod So milkman, keep those bottles quiet Now the noise of the riveter, I don't mind it Cause the man with the whiskers has a lot behind it But I can't keep punchin' with that victory crew When you're making me punchy with that bottled moo I gotta give my all if I'm gonna give it But I've gotta get some shut-eye if I'm gonna rivet So bail out, bud, with that milk barrage Cause it's unpatriotic, it's-a sabotage (Musical Break) Been workin' on a fast tank all day Turnin' out a bomber, okay Boy you blast my wig with those clinks And I got to get my forty winks So milkman, dear milkman Milkman won't you keep those bottles quiet (Transcribed by Bill Huntley - September 2005) *****