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Thread #17190   Message #164824
Posted By: Tiger
18-Jan-00 - 06:36 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: When It's Night-Time in Italy It's Wed...
Subject: Lyr Add: WHEN IT'S NIGHT-TIME IN ITALY, IT'S...
Love it, one of my father's favorites, though I never heard him sing more than the chorus. Hunted for years, and finally found the sheet music.

WHEN IT'S NIGHT-TIME IN ITALY, IT'S WEDNESDAY OVER HERE
by James Kendis and Lew Brown
Copyright 1923 by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc, New York

A rah rah rah rah college boy
Threw all his books away.
He said, "I've lost my appetite.
My hair is turning gray.
I know my Greek and history,
And Latin is a pie,
But if East is East and West is West,
Then won't you tell me why:

This rah rah rah rah college boy
Stood up in class and said:
"I looked up my geography,
And found that Caesar's dead.
The reason I speak Portuguese
Is I'm some clever guy,
But if 'Parly Voo' means 'How are you?'
Then won't you tell me why: