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SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME (Irving King - aka James Campbell & Reginald Connelly) Ernest Hare & Billy Jones - 1926 Vincent Lopez & His Orch. (Instr.) - 1926 California Ramblers - 1926 Frank Crumit - 1926 The Andrews Sisters - 1963 Julie London - 1968 Emerson, Lake & Palmer - 1977 As recorded by FRANK CRUMIT: Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I want to go to bed I had a little drink about an hour ago and it’s gone right to my head Wherever I may roam on land or sea or foam You can always hear me singing this song, show me the way to go home When I'm happy, when I'm happy singin’ all the while I don’t need nobody there to show me how to smile When I’ve been out on a spree, toddling down the street With this little melody everyone I greet Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I want to go to bed I had a little drink about an hour ago and it’s gone right to my head Wherever I may roam on land or sea or foam You can always hear me singing this song, show me the way to go home Ol’ King Cole was a merry old soul and a merry old soul was he He called for his wine and he called for his pipe and he called for his fiddlers three When they had a high old time all the whole night through What was it that King Cole said and his fiddlers, too Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I want to go to bed I had a little drink about an hour ago and it’s gone right to my head Wherever I may roam on land or sea or foam You can always hear me singing this song, show me the way to go home Buying drinks, a lot of ginks gathered in a swell cafe A Scotsman who had quite a few was feelin’ rather gay He kept drinking with each guy as the hours fled When it came his turn to buy, he stands up and says (in Scottish accent) Show me the way to go home, I'm tirrrrred and I want to go to bed I had a wee drappy about an hour ago and it’s gone right to my head Whereverrrr I may rrrrroam on land orrr sea orrr foam You can always hearrrrr me singing this song, show me the way to go home Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I want to go to bed I had a little drink about an hour ago and it’s gone right to my head Wherever I may roam on land or sea or foam You can always hear me singing this song, show me the way to go home (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - May 2012) ******************** A PARODY: Show me the way to go home I'm tired and I want to go to bed I had a little drink about an hour ago And it went right to my head Where ever I may roam On land or sea or foam You will always hear me singing this song Show me the way to go home Alternate 2nd verses Indicate the way to my abode I'm fatigued and I want to retire I had a spot of beverage sixty minutes ago And it went right to my cerebellum Wherever I may perambulate On land, or sea or atmospheric vapour You can always hear me crooning the melody Indicate the way to my abode Lead me to my bed I'm knackered and I want to get some kip I had a bit of booze about an hour ago And it went right to my cop Wherever I may stroll To the pub, or to the dole You will always hear me making this noise Lead me to my bed Indicate the way to my abode I'm fatigued and I want to retire I imbibed a few about sixty minutes ago And it percolated right through my cerebellum Wherever I may perambulate O'er terra firma or sea or aqueous precipitate You will always hear me rendering this melody Indicate the way to my abode (Contributed by =Ae= - May 2012) ******************** As recorded by THE ANDREWS SISTERS: When I'm happy, when I'm happy, singin' all the while I don't need nobody then to show me how to smile When I've been out on the spree, toddling down the street With this little melody everyone I greet Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I wanta go to bed I had a little drink about an hour ago and it went right to my head Where ever I may roam on land or sea or foam You can always hear me singin' this song, show me the way to go home (Instrumental Break) Miss Fitzsimmons went in swimmin' early one Summer morn She took a dip and she heard a rip, she knew her suit was torn She stayed till the change of tide took the water out When no longer she could hide, she began to shout Show me the way to go home, I'm tired and I wanta go to bed I had a little drink about an hour ago and it went right to my head Where ever I may roam on land or sea or foam You can always hear me singin' this song, show me the way to go Don't tell me where to go, show me the way to go home (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - August 2018)

    





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