BY THE BEAUTIFUL SEA
From the musical "For Me and My Gal"
(Harold Atteridge / Harry Carroll) (1914)
Spike Jones & his City Slickers (vocal: The Salt Water Tuffies) - 1947
Also recorded by: Uri Cane; Robert DeCormier; Firehouse Five Plus Two;
Jackie Gleason; Heidelberg Quintet; Victoria Jackson; Barney Kessel;
Julie London; Rod Mason; Mitch Miller; Jessica Molaskey;
George Murphy; The Three Suns; Ronny Whyte.
Joe and Jane were always together.
Said Joe to Jane,
"I love summer weather,
So let's go to that beautiful sea,
Say you're with me!"
Anything that Joe would suggest to her
Jane would always think it was best for her.
So he'd get his Ford,
Gosh, I want to be:
By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea!
You and me, you and me, oh how happy we'll be!
When each wave comes a-rolling in
We will duck or swim,
And we'll float and fool around the water.
Over and under, and then up for air,
Pa is rich, Ma is rich, so now what do we care?
I love to be beside your side, beside the sea,
Beside the seaside, by the beautiful sea!
(Contributed by Bette Carl - May 2002)