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WHERE THE LAZY RIVER GOES BY From the film "Banjo On My Knee" (1936) (Music: Jimmy McHugh / Lyrics: Harold Adamson) Barbara Stanwyck & Tony Martin (Film Soundtrack) - 1936 Teddy Wilson & His Orch. (vocal: Midge Williams) - 1936 Ray Noble & His Orch. (vocal: Al Bowlly) - 1936 Roy Eldridge & His Orch. (vocal: Gladys Palmer) - 1936 Mal Hallett & His Orch. (vocal: Buddy Welcome) - 1936 Also recorded by: Marjorie Stedeford Everybody knows that it's just a muddy river But it seems like Heaven on high When the moon is shining bright Let me dream away the night Where the lazy river goes by Go `way, let us be Just the river you and me Everything is still all along the Mississippi There's no one as happy as I Oh, I never want to roam Let me live and make my home Where the lazy river goes by (Transcribed by Bill Huntley - June 2005) ++++++++++ As performed by BARBARA STANWYCK & TONY MARTIN in the film "Banjo On My Knee": MARTIN: Day is ending and the Sun's descending In the West once more STANWYCK: Night is falling, I can hear love calling BOTH: On the dear old 'Sippi shore BOTH: Ev'rybody knows that it's just a muddy river But it seems like Heaven on high When the Moon is shining bright Let me dream away the night Where the lazy river goes by BS: Go away, let us be TM: Just the river, you and me BOTH: Ev'rything is still all along the Mississippi Ain't no one as happy as I Oh, I never want to roam Let me live and make my home Where the lazy, lazy river goes by BS: Ev'rybody knows that it's just a muddy river But it seems like Heaven on high When the Moon is shining bright Let me dream away the night BOTH: Where the lazy river goes by BS: Go away TM: Go away BS: Let us be TM: Let us be TM: Just the river, you and me BOTH: Ev'rything is still all along the Mississippi Ain't no one as happy as I Oh, I never want to roam Let me live and make my home Where the lazy, lazy river goes by Where the lazy, lazy river goes by (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - July 2011)

    


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