Minnie the Moocher

Album: The Hi-De-Ho Man (1931)
  • Folks, here's a story about minnie the moocher
    She was a real live hoochie-koocher
    She was the roughest, toughest frail
    But minnie had a heart as big as a wha-a-le

    Heedey-hee-dee-hee-dee hee

    She hung around with a bloke named smoky
    She loved him though he was cokey
    He took her down to chinatown
    Where he showed her how to kick the gong around

    Heedey-hee-dee-hee-dee hee

    She had a dream about the king of sweden
    He gave her things that she was needin'
    A palace home built of gold and steel
    A diamond car with platinum wheels


    He gave her his townhouse and his racing horses
    Each meal she ate was a dozen courses
    She had a million dollars worth of nickels and dimes
    She sat around and counted them a million times

    Heedey-hee-dee-hee-dee hee

    Poor min, poor min, poor minWriter/s: CAB CALLOWAY, CLARENCE GASKILL, IRVING MILLS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
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  • Ray Connell from Auckland, NzWhy is the King of Sweden particularly chosen for mention?
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