I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)

Album: Cocktail Hour (1911)
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  • When I was a boy my mother often said to me
    Get married boy and see how happy you will be
    I have looked all over but no girlie can I find
    Who seems to be just like the little girl I have in mind
    I will have to look around until the right one I have found

    I want a girl just like the girl that married dear old Dad
    She was a pearl and the only girl that daddy ever had
    A good old fashioned girl with heart so true
    One who love nobody else but you
    I want a girl just like the girl that married dear old Dad

    by the old mill stream there sits a couple old and gray
    Though years have rolled away their hearts are young today
    Mother dear looks up at dad with love light in her eye
    He steals a kiss a dons embrace while ev'ning breezes sigh
    They're as happy as can be so that's the kind of love for me

    I want a girl just like the girl that married dear old Dad
    She was a pearl and the only girl that daddy ever had
    A good old fashioned girl with heart so true
    One who love nobody else but you
    I want a girl just like the girl that married dear old Dad Lyrics from a song in Public Domain

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