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SLEEPY TIME GAL (Music: Ange Lorenzo & Richard A. Whiting / Lyrics: Joseph R. Alden & Raymond B. Egan) Ben Bernie & His Hotel Roosevelt Orch. (vocal: Arthur Fields) - 1925 Gene Austin - 1925 Nick Lucas - 1925 Billy West & Bob Thomas - 1925 Art Landry & His Orch. (vocal: Henry Burr) - 1925 Ben Selvin & His Orch. (vocal: Ben Selvin) - 1925 Josephine Baker - 1926 Lewis James - 1926 Tony Martin - 1952 The Dimensionals - 1953 Bing Crosby - 1954 Don Cherry - 1956 Perry Como - 1957 Jerry Vale - 1958 Jimmy Clanton - 1959 The Charioteers with Billy Williams - 1959 Red Foley - 1960 Adam Wade - 1961 Dean Martin - 1962 Clinton Ford - 1962 Tony Bennett - 1965 José Ferrer - 1968 Also recorded by: The Platters; Hoagy Carmichael; Dinah Shore; Herb Alpert; Mills Brothers; Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians (vocal: Kenny Gardner); Les Elgart; Norman Luboff; Jimmie Lunceford; Oscar Peterson; Charleston All Stars; The Three Suns .......... and others. INSTRUMENTAL RECORDINGS: Coleman Hawkins & Fletcher Henderson - 1925 Manhattan Dance Makers - 1925 Jesse Crawford - 1925 Harry James & His Orch. - 1939 Edmond Hall Quartet - 1944 Glen Gray & His Casa Loma Orch. - 1947 Buddy Cole - 1949 Ken Griffin - 1951 Ralph Fay & His Orch. - 1954 Wayne King & His Orch. - 1956 Lawrence Welk & His Champagne Music - 1956 Billy Vaughan & His Orch. - 1958 Ilse Bronnley - 1960 Panama Francis & His Orch. - 1960 The Delta Kings - 1961 Wouldn't it be a change for you and me To stay at home once in a while We cabaret until the break of day I'll bet that we've danced many a mile I'd like to see a movie once more They don't keep people stayin' up until four Wouldn't it be a pleasant novelty To tumble in early once more Sleepy time gal, you're turning night into day Sleepy time gal, you've danced the evening away Before each silvery star fades out of sight Please give me one little kiss Then let us whisper "goodnight" It's gettin' late and dear your pillow's waiting Sleepy time gal, when all your dancing is through Sleepy time gal, I'll find a cottage for you You'll learn to cook and to sew What's more you'll love it, I know When you're a stay-at-home, play-at-home Eight o'clock sleepy time gal Wouldn't it be a pleasant sight to see A kitchenette only for you Wouldn't it be a pleasant sight to see A table set only for two I'll get a big Victrola and then We'll start in dancing ev'ry new dance again Then it will be a pleasant novelty To tumble in just about ten Sleepy time gal, you're turning night into day Sleepy time gal, you've danced the evening away Before each silvery star fades out of sight Please give me one little kiss And then let us whisper "goodnight" It's gettin' late and dear your pillow's waiting Sleepy time gal, when all your dancing is through Sleepy time gal, I'll find a cottage for you You'll learn to cook and to sew What's more you'll love it, I know When you're a stay-at-home, play-at-home Eight o'clock sleepy time gal (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - February 2017) ******************** As recorded by Rosemary Clooney with Nelson Riddle & his Orchestra Sleepy time gal, You're turning night into day, Sleepy time gal, You've danced the evening away. Before each silvery star Fades out o' sight, Just give me one little kiss, Then let us whisper goodnight. It's gettin' late and dear, your pillow's waitin'! Sleepy time gal, When all your dancin' is through, Sleepy time gal, I'll find a cottage for you. You'll learn to cook and to sew, What's more, you'll love it I know When you're a stay at home, Play at home, Eight o'clock sleepy time gal. And "Ten Little Fingers And Ten Little Toes", "Oh What A Pal Was Mary" and "Margie" and "Secondhand Rose", "Alice Blue Gown" and "Sometimes I'm Happy" and "Do It Again", And "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Stouthearted Men". To continue, "If I Had The Wings Of An Angel" and "Dinah", Or "Love Me Or Leave Me" or "Constantinople", Songs about Susie and Sal, Not to mention A stay at home, Play at home, Eight o'clock sleepy time gal (Transcribed by Peter Akers - November 2012)

    


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