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VP_014169

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VP_014169 Verse 1I know a place where only Jazz grows, Where fiddlers play upon the Jazzboes, It's called the town of Honky Tonky, It's the home of ev'ry clown. When you are feeling fit we'll go there, And you'll meet ev'ry one you know there, 'ris-to-crats and diplomats and maybe a couple acrobats, and ev'rybody of renown. Chorus 1Ev'rything is hunky dory, Down in Honky Tonky Town, Ev'ryone is in his glory, Ev'ry doll and ev'ry clown, You see a crazy looking millionaire, With a flock of lovely women there, And if you're lonesome, maybe, Pretty baby, Tell you're Daddy, don't you care, Ev'ry night the same old story, While you're flirting all around, I claim you're mingleing with the happiest folks to be found, And when you're dancing about, You'll want to shimmy and shout, Ev'rything is hunky dory, down in Honky Tonky Town. Verse 2If you should get an invitation To see this land of syncopation, Don't lose a minute's hesitation; Hurry up and hurry down. You'll want to rasmataz and tango, You'll want to jazz until the gang goes, Pretty dollies from the follies, Even the girls that drive the trollies, Ev'ryone you know is there.

Physical Description

1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.

Publication Date

1918

Publisher

McCarthy & Fisher Inc

Publication Place

New York

Everything Is Hunky Dory Down In Honky Tonky Town

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