Everything is Tickety-Boo

Album: Merry Andrew soundtrack (1958)
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Songfacts®:

  • Danny Kaye sings this in the 1958 comedy musical Merry Andrew in a scene where he rides a bike in a state of uncompromised bliss. He's so happy, he even wants his enemies to be well:

    Bless mankind, including my attackers

    "Tickety-Boo" is in this case a state of euphoria to the point of delusion.
  • This was written by Saul Chaplin (music) and Johnny Mercer (lyrics). In April 2017, author and broadcaster Andrew Klavan said this was "the only lousy song" Johnny Mercer ever wrote. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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