Ethel Merman, Ray Bolger Dearie cover

Dearie
by Ethel Merman & Ray Bolger
Lyrics


Genre
Vocal

Dearie Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Dearie, do you remember when we
Waltzed to the Sousa band
My wasn't the music grand
Verse 2
Chowder parties down by the seashore
Every Fourth of July, test your memory
My Dearie
Verse 3
Do you recall when Henry Ford couldn't even fix
The running board under a Chandler six
Verse 4
Dearie, life was cheery
In the good old days gone by
Verse 5
Do you remember?
Uh huh!
Well if you remember
Wonderful!
Verse 6
Well Dearie, you're much older than I
What? Hey, wait a minute,
Honey, I just got a long memory that's all.
Dearie, do you remember when we
Verse 7
Stayed up all night to get
Pittsburgh on a crystal set
Verse 8
Keystone movies, Coogan and Chaplin
Made you laugh and then cry
Verse 9
Test your memory, my Dearie
Do you recall when Orville Wright flew at Kittyhawk
But take it from me I would rather walk
Verse 10
Dearie, life was cheery
In the good old days gone by
Do you remember
Verse 11
Uh huh!
Well if you remember
Well?
Well, Dearie, you're much older than I
Ha Ha! I'll kill you
Verse 12
Dearie, do you remember how they
Verse 13
Loved Harry Lauder's act
My wasn't the Palace packed
Verse 14
Jenny Lind presented by Barnum
Sang her sweet lullaby
Test your memory my Dearie,
Verse 15
Chicago all in flames
Sure caused a terrific row
They blamed it on Mrs. O'Leary's cow
Verse 16
Dearie, life was cheery
In the good old days gone by
Do you remember? Well if you remember,
Well, Dearie, you're much older than,
Quite a bit older than,
You're older than I.

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