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VP_011071 Verse 1Mister Banist is a swell pianist And a great composer too Not long ago he went to Mexico And there he picked up a melody new He brought back with him a peculiar rhythm All the greatest critices say It's a beauty, cutey cutey I heard it yesterday: Chorus 1That funny Fandango That Mexican tango It is a new one, a blue one from Mexico Old Senor Pimento Got on to the tempo And how that weird syncopation, blue modulation Hypnotized the Mexican Nation One and two and one and two they dance it they prance it Ev'ry night beneath the mellow moon Full of majors and minors No melody's fine as That funny Fandango That Mexicana tune. Verse 2All victrolas and all pianolas Play it morning night and noon The best orchestras in the East and West Is simply wild 'bout that wonderful tune The cabareters and the jazz band players Claim the dog gone thing's a bear Full of merit soon you'll hear it Because it's in the air:
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Smith, Chris and Starmer, "Fandango" (1921). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 3192.