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VP_001284 Verse 1Now baby dear, come right straight here, The clock is striking eight. Get into bed, and tuck your head, it's very, very late, But mother you told me tonight you would hold me and tell me about the bear, I know the first line it's "Once 'pon a time," So you go right on from there. Chorus 1Fairy tales, fairy tales, Dear old childhood fairy tales, Jack and the beanstalk and Mother Goose. Tales of the lion, the mouse let loose. Giants so tall, feared by all, Jonah and his whale, I long for one look, in that little red book, Of Fairy tales. Verse 2Same baby dear, married one year, In cosy home just built. Stays out all night. till near daylight, and comes home with the milk. Explains to his dearie, why he looks so weary, and hopes that he does not offend, Then tells his dear wife, of those hours of strife, He spent with his poor sick friend. Chorus 2Fairy tales, fairy tales, second childhood's fairy tales, busy down town and cannot get home. One of the fairy tales on the phone. Business bad, market mad, One that never fails, The best of them fall, for that turkish bath stall, In Fairy tales.
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Morrissey, Will, "Fairy Tales" (1911). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 417.