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YOU GOTTA BE GOOD TO ME (Music: Vincent Rose / Lyrics: Al Lewis & Joe Young) Lou Gold & His Orch. (vocal: Annette Hanshaw) - 1927 Manhattan Dance Makers - 1928 B. F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orch. (vocal: Joseph M. Knecht) - 1928 The Vagabonds - 1928 Let me inroduce to you Elmer Gantry number two Good advice was all he gave away Ev'ry time he met a peach Baby, how that boy could preach Elmer used to win 'em when he'd say You can't go out, you must stay in The bad old world is full of sin You gotta be good, you gotta be good to me I'll take the key and lock the door You know that I've been fooled before So, you gotta be good, you gotta be good to me Don't share your lips and eyes with all those others Save all your alibis, I know they're not you brothers I may look dumb, but I'm no fool You'll get your hymns at Sunday School And you gotta be good, you gotta be good to me This is just the Gospel truth Elmer was the flaming youth Owned a road map straight to Paradise He could walk an Eskimo For a half a block or so And she'd melt away with this advice Now Jack and Jill went up the hill But you'll stay here 'cause I'm no' sill' You gotta be good, you gotta be good to me And Mary had a little lamb (Unknown Line) (Unknown Line) I may be wrong, I may be right But right or wrong, you're home tonight You gotta be good, you gotta be good to me ******************** As recorded by ANNETTE HANSHAW with LEW GOLD'S ORCH., December 1st 1927: You can't go out, you must stay in The bad old world is full of sin You gotta be good, you gotta be good to me I'll take the key and lock the door You know that I've been fooled before So, you gotta be good, you gotta be good to me Don't share your lips and eyes with all those others Save all your alibis, I know they're not your brothers I may look dumb, but I'm no fool You'll get your hymns at Sunday School And you gotta be good, you gotta be good to me (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - July 2014)

    


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