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OH BY JINGO! From the Broadway Musical "Linger Longer Letty" (1919) (Lyrics: Lew Brown / Music; Albert Von Tilzer) Charlotte Greenwood (Broadway production) - 1919 Frank Crumit - 1920 Billy Murray - 1920 Margaret Young - 1920 Lanin's Roseland Orch. - 1920 All Star Trio (Instr.) - 1920 Henry Busse & His Orch. (vocal: The Three Strikes) - 1939 Spike Jones & His City Slickers (Vocal: Del Porter) - 1942 Danny Kaye - 1951 Debbie Reynolds & Carleton Carpenter - 1951 Frankie Froba & His Back Room Boys - 1951 Bobby Van & Debbie Reynolds (feat. in the film "Skirts Ahoy") - 1952 Chet Atkins (Instr.) - 1953 Billy May & His Orch. (Instr.) - 1954 Paul Martin & His Old-Timers - 1957 Clinton Ford & The Merseysippi Jazz Band - 1960 Billy Cotton & His Band - 1962 Lou Breese & His Orch. (Instr.) - 1964 Also recorded by: Gloria Grey; Nora Bayes; Bo Grumpus; Hoosier Hot Shots; Keith Ingham; George "Bon Bon" Tunnell; Paul Smith; The Three Keys; Jeannie Carson; Bobby Hackett; Rick Fay; Clancy Hayes; Stéphane Grappelli; Pete Handy; Eddie Condon; Al Bernard; Carl Halen; Lu Watters .......... and others. As recorded by FRANK CRUMIT: In the land of San Domingo Lived a girl called Oh By Jingo D'ya-d'ya-d'ya-dah-d'ya-dah-dah From the fields and from the marshes Came the old and young by goshes D'ya-d'ya-d'ya-dah-d'ya-dah-dah They all spoke with a different lingo But they all adored By Jingo And every night they sang in the pale moonlight Oh, by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove Oh By Jingo, won't you hear our love We will build for you a hut You will be our favourite nut We'll have a lot of little Oh By Gollies Then we'll put 'em all in the follies By Jingo said, "By gosh, by gee By jiminy, please don't bother me" So they all went away singing Oh by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove, By Jingo By gee, you're the only girl for me (Musical Interlude) Oh By Jingo had a lover He was always undercover D'ya-d'ya-d'ya-dah-dah-dum-dum Every night she used to meet him Oh, how nice she used to greet him D'ya-d'ya-d'ya-dah-dah-dum-dum They eloped, but they both were collared And the gang stood there and hollered "Don't raise a fuss, you've gotta take one of us!" Oh, by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove Oh By Jingo, won't you hear our love We will build for you a hut You will be our favourite nut We'll have a lot of little Oh By Gollies Then we'll put 'em all in the follies By Jingo said, "By gosh, by gee By jiminy, please don't bother me" So they all went away singing Oh, by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove, By Jingo By gee, you're the only girl for me (Musical Interlude) By Jingo said, "Now boys, don't rave I've put four husbands in their grave" So they all went away singing Oh, by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove, By Jingo By gee, you're the only girl for me ******************** As recorded by DOROTHY YOUNG: In the land of San Domingo Lived a girl called Oh By Jingo Ta-da-ya-da-da-da-da-da, oompa. oompa, oompa, oompa From the fields and from the marshes Came the young and old by goshes Ta-da-ya-da-da-da-da-da, oompa. oompa, oompa, oompa They all spoke with a different lingo But they all loved Oh By Jingo And every night They sang in the pale moon light Oh, by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove Oh By Jingo, won't you hear our love We will build for you a hut You will be our favorite nut We'll have a lot of little Oh By Gollies Then we'll put them in the Follies By Jingo said, "By gosh, by gee-ee-ee By jimminy, please don't bother me-ee-ee" So they all went away singing Oh, by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove, by jingo, Oh, by gee, you're the only girl for me Oh By Jingo had a lover He was always under cover Every night she used to meet him Oh, how nice she used to greet him They eloped, but they both were collared And the gang stood there and hollered "Don't raise a fuss, you gotta take one of us!" Oh, by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove Oh By Jingo, won't you hear our love We will live out in a tent Cheat the landlord of his rent We'll have lots of little Jimminy Crickets We can use them for meal tickets By Jingo said, "Now, boy, don't you rave I have put four husbands in the grave" So they all went away singing Oh, by gee, by gosh, by gum, by jove, by jingo By gee, you're the only girl for me (Contributed by Bill Huntley - October 2005) (Updated by Mel Priddle - March 2016)

    


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