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VP_001348 Verse 1I can't believe each boy I meet Desires to kneel right at my feet, But still there's something gone amiss When ev'ry boy will cry like this "O Florabella" All the Roses of the south Just seem to linger near your mouth Wont you invent a cure to stop my temprature From thumpin', bumpin' jumpin' when you're near. Chorus 1Florabelle, take me along with you, Florabelle, You know I'm strong for you, Florabelle, Why I'd go wrong for you, When you make those wand'ring eyes. When I start to reach your lips so sweet, Then my heart It starts to skip a beat, All my life I would pay Just to rent for a day Any part of your heart Florabelle. Verse 2They order dinner then they're hurt Unless they've kisses for dessert They'll eat up all that's in the place And then they try to eat my face "O Florabella" When I reach my home at night There's sev'ral dozen still in sight, And when at last I've said "Boys I must go to (sleep)" It's really compromising when they shout.
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Schwarzwald, Milton E and Carroll, Earl, "Florabella : Florabella and Chorus" (1916). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 433.