Category Archives: Lyrics

I Love You So Much (It’s A Wonder You Don’t Feel It)

Photo: Bert Wheeler and Dorothy Lee in “the Cuckoos” 1930. “I Love You So Much” is just about the cutest vintage song I’ve encountered.  When I first heard it played on Radiola about a year and a half ago, I … Continue reading

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If you don’t want the peach, don’t shake the tree (Lyrics)

This past June, Radiola played “The Goose Hangs High” by Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (1936). The song is about a woman leading a man on, and of course he complains about it. Classic. I loved it right away. … Continue reading

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Fat Shaming in 1925 – 1950 (lyrics)

Below are lyrics to what is supposed to be a cute or funny song.  But I consider it to be a very sad song, because it is about a man who fell in love with an overweight woman, and he … Continue reading

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“Nigger” in Old Music..(Lyrics)

People of my generation have been raised to consider the word “nigger” to be one of the most offensive words in the English language: perhaps THE most offensive.  From the time I was a child, I have been programmed to … Continue reading

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Miss Otis Regrets (Lyrics)

Every now and then I run across an old song with surprising lyrics, and “Miss Otis Regrets” is just a little bit shocking if you have never heard it before. Radiola Radio in Utica, NY recently played this tune. Here … Continue reading

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“Sweet Flossie Farmer” Elsie Carlisle, 1935 (Lyrics)

“Sweet Flossie Farmer (the Lovely Snake Charmer)” is a song featured in the old cartoon, “Hollywood Capers.” On Youtube, you can find a clip of Little Kitty singing the first verse of this song. Here is photo of Little Kitty: … Continue reading

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Record: “We’re Gonna Have To Slap, The Dirty Little Jap” (Lyrics)

Today, I ran across this incredibly POLITICALLY INCORRECT record at an antique store in Walnut, Iowa. It was free because it had a chip in it. (Click on a picture to enlarge and read the labels.) I was very curious, … Continue reading

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