JUNGLE DRUMS [Canto Karabili]
Ernesto Lecuona (m) Carmen Lombardo (Eng l) Charles O'Flynn (Eng l) 1930
as rec by Dinah Shore w Xavier Cugat & his Waldorf Astoria Orch 1939
also rec by-
Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians '30
Artie Shaw & his Orch '39
Ted Heath & his Music '57
Jungle drums, through the black of the night,
Send your message to me, (scat).
Guiding me through the tropic maze
With their weird melody, (scat).
"You are mine!" is the message they cry,
I am thine, long as stars light the sky!
Jungle drums, let your coda fly
To the pagan I love.
(Contributed by Peter Akers - October 2010)