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STAY OUT OF THE SOUTH (Harold Dixon) Earl Burtnett & His L.A. Biltmore Hotel Orch. (vocal: Biltmore Trio) - 1928 Gus Arnheim & His Coconut Grove Orch. (vocal: Nelson Hall) - 1928 Sophie Tucker (with Ted Shapiro & His Orch.) - 1928 The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks - 1928 The Trix Sisters - 1928 Pickard´s Chinese Syncopators (Instr.) - 1928 Debroy Somer's Band (vocal: Phil Arnold) - 1928 Sid Roy's Lyricals (vocal: Eddie Collins) - 1928 Harry Hudson & His Melody Men - 1928 Frank Winegar's Penn Boys - 1928 Gus Van & Joe Schenck (feat in the short film "Metro Movietone Revue") - 1929 Also recorded by: The Light Crust Doughboys; Jack Simpson Sextette; Panama Jazz Band; Frederick Hodges & Adam Swanson; West Jesmond Rhythm Kings ............ and others. As recorded by CIRO'S CLUB DANCE BAND, Dir. Debroy Somers, with vocal by Phil Arnold, July 1928: If you don't like milk and honey Where the skies are always sunny If you don't like folks that say "howd'ya do" Stay out of the south An' if you don't like Darkies humming If you don't like banjos strumming If you don't like brown-eyed beautiful girls Stay out of the south And you can wander under the moon Magical, marvellous skies And for dreaming wonderful dreams It's paradise An' if you don't like palm trees swaying Where the birds and bees are playing If you want to miss a heaven on earth Stay out of the south. (Transcribed from John Wright's 78 RPM Record Collection by by Bill Huntley - August 2013) ******************** As recorded by SOPHIE TUCKER: Take a trip, take atrip, go away Tired out, tired out, you need play Where to go, where to go, that's the thing You don't know where to go Every day, every night, how I find Something new, something new, hard to find East or West, which is best, hard to tell Still I know this quite well If you don't like milk and honey Where the skies are always sunny If you don't like folks that say "Howdy do" Stay out of the South If you don't like darkies hummin' If you don't like banjos strummin' If you don't like brown-eyed, beautiful girls Stay out of the South You can wander under the Moon Magical, marvellous skies And for dreaming wonderful dreams It's paradise If you don't like palm trees swayin' Where the birds and bees are playin' If you wanta miss a heaven on earth Stay out of the South South, South, where they harmonize South, South, underneath those skies Kiss, kiss, till my lips are sore When they say enough, I just cry for more South, South, greatest place on Earth South, South, gave the blues the birth Love, love is in the air You'll find love everywhere If you don't like milk and honey Where the skies are always sunny If you don't like folks that say "Howdy do" Stay out of the South If you don't like darkies hummin' If you don't like banjos strummin' If you don't like brown-eyed, beautiful girls Stay out of the South You can wander under the Moon Magical, marvellous skies And for dreaming wonderful dreams It's paradise If you don't like palm trees swayin' Where the birds and bees are playin' If you wanta miss a heaven on earth Stay out of the South (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - August 2013)

    


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