Ali Baba's Camel

Songfacts®:

  • This novelty song was written by the British composer Noel Gay in 1931. It was first recorded by The Rhythmic Troubadours. It was later covered by Cicely Courtneidge and Buddy Lewis and his Orchestra.
  • Contrary to popular belief the line "out for what we all want, lots of LSD" does not refer to the psychedelic drug, but to British money at the time in Latin. LSD = Librae Solidi Denarii (Pounds Shillings Pence). >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Nancy - Isle Of Wight, United Kingdom, for above 2

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