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SWEET VIOLETS (Benny Samberg) Bob Dickson - 1931 Gene Kardos & His Orch. - 1931 Joel Shaw - 1932 The Sweet Violet Boys - 1935 Sons Of The Pioneers - 1936 Norman Phelps & His Virginia Rounders - 1936 Callahan Brothers - 1936 Putney Dandridge & His Orch. - 1937 As recorded by the SWEET VIOLET BOYS (aka The Prairie Ramblers), 30th October 1935: I sat with a girl in the moonlight Her eyes were so big and so black I still feel the kick that she gave me 'Cause I put my hand on her ... Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to foot Covered all over with ... I once took a shave and a haircut The barber was drunk, goodness knows He took out a big, brand new razor And cut off the tip of my ... Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to foot Covered all over with ... I once fell asleep with a pussy I sure must have been awful drunk For when I woke up in the morning I found it was only a ... Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to foot Covered all over with ... One evening I took a machine ride The girl by my side was a sap She walked home as slow as the devil 'Cause I said, "Come sit on my ..." Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to foot Covered all over with ... One day I forgot my suspenders And took my girl out to a dance While dancing I heard someone holler "Hey, Mister, you're losing your ..." Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to foot Covered all over with ... While bathing one day at the seashore A thief took my clothing and ran So I had to walk home all naked With nothing to cover my ... Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to foot Covered all over with snow (Laughter) Let's sing another one Yeah, do one more ******************** As recorded by the SONS OF THE PIONEERS: I sat with my girl in the moonlight Her eyes were so big and so black I still feel the kick that she gave me 'Cause I put my hand on her ... Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to toe Covered all over with ... I went for a shave and a haircut The barber showed me a trick He took out a big, brand new razor And cut off the end of my ... Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to toe Covered all over with ... One day I forgot my suspenders And took my girl out to a dance While dancing I heard someone holler "Hey, Mister, you're losing your ...." Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to toe Covered all over with ... My father-in-law said, "Come over" The lights in the house were not lit I opened the door in the darkness And down came a bucket of ... Sweet Violets Sweeter than all the roses Covered all over from head to toe Covered all over with ... (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - February 2017)

    


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