TOOT, TOOT, TOOTSIE (GOO'BYE) (Gus Kahn / Ernie Erdman / Dan Russo) Al Jolson (Feat. in the musical "Bombo") - 1923 Ernest Hare & Billy Jones - 1923 Vincent Lopez & His Orch. (Instr.) - 1923 Benson Orchestra Of Chicago (Instr.) - 1923 Spike Jones & His City Slickers (vocal: Del Porter) - 1945 Al Jolson (Feat. in the film "The Jolson Story") - 1946 Art Mooney & His Orch. - 1949 Mel Blanc - 1949 Also recorded by: Vic Damone; Pearl Bailey; Tony Bennett; Ray Anthony; Fireside Singers; Tammy Grimes; Woody Herman; Hoosier Hot Shots; Brenda Lee; Dean Martin; Jackie Wilson; Eddy Howard & Orch.: Kid Ory; Lester Lanin; Liza Minnelli; George Lewis; Tony Martin; Jerry Lee Lewis; Jimmy Roselli; Wayne Newton; Beatrice Reading; Buddy Rich; Sonny Rollins; Brent Spiner; Tiny Tim: ................. and many others. Yesterday I heard a lover sigh "Goodbye, oh me, oh my" Seven times he got aboard his train And seven times he hurried back To kiss his love again, and tell her..... Toot, toot, Tootsie, goo'bye Toot, toot, Tootsie, don't cry The choo choo train that takes me Away from you, no words can tell how sad it makes me Kiss me, Tootsie, and then Do it over again Watch for the mail, I'll never fail If you don't get a letter then you'll know I'm in jail Tut, tut, Tootsie, don't cry Toot, toot, Tootsie, goo'bye! When somebody says goodbye to me I'm sad as I can be, Not so with this loving Romeo He seemed to take a lot of pleasure Saying goodbye to his treasure..... Toot, toot, Tootsie, goo'bye Toot, toot, Tootsie, don't cry The choo choo train that takes me Away from you, no words can tell how sad it makes me Kiss me, Tootsie, and then Do it over again Watch for the mail, I'll never fail If you don't get a letter then you'll know I'm in jail Tut, tut, Tootsie, don't cry Toot, toot, Tootsie, goo'bye! ****** As recorded by Spike Jones & His City Slickers: Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye (Ernie Erdman / Gus Kahn / Robert A. King / Ted Fio Rito) Yesterday you shoulda heard me sigh Goodbye, oh me oh my Now seven times I got aboard my train And seven times I hurried back to kiss my gal again And tell her Toot, toot, tootsie goodbye Oh Toot, toot, tootsie don't cry The choo-choo train that takes me Away from you, no words can tell how sad it makes me Kiss me tootsie and then Oh do it over again Watch for the mail, I'll never fail If you don't get a letter then you'll know I'm in jail So long now, toot, toot, tootsie don't cry Toot, toot, tootsie goodbye (Muscial Break) Don't grieve tootsie you know It breaks my heart to go Oh when I am blue here's what I'll do I'll kiss a girl and close my eyes and think she is you So long now, toot, toot, tootsie don't cry Toot, toot, tootsie goodbye (Contributed/Transcribed by Bill Huntley - October 2005) ******