Makin' Whoopie

Album: Best of Eddie Cantor (1928)
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  • Everytime I hear that march from lohengrin
    I am always on the outside looking in
    maybe that is why i see the funny side
    when i see a fallen brother take a bride
    weddings make a lot of people sad
    But if your not the groom it's not so bad

    Another bride, another groom
    another sunny honeymoon
    another season, another reason
    for making whooppee

    A lot of shoes, a little rice,
    The groom is nervous, he answers twice
    It's really chilling, that he's so willing
    to make whooppee

    Picutre a little love nest
    Down where the roses cling
    Picture that same sweet love nest
    Think what a year may bring

    He's washing dishes, and baby clothes
    He's so amitious he even sews
    but don't forget folks
    That's what you get folks for making whooppee

    Another year or maybe less
    What's that I hear?, Oh can't you guess
    She feels neglected and he's suspected of making whooppee

    She sits alone, most every night
    He doesn't phone, he doesn't write
    He says he's busy, She says well is he?
    He's making whooppee

    He doesn't make much money
    Only 5000 per
    Some judge who thinks he's funny
    says you pay 6 to her

    He says now judge, suppose I fail
    The judge says bud, you go right into jail
    You better keep her
    I think it's cheaper
    than making whooppee
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Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn September 18th, 1957, the CBS-TV network's 'The Big Record Show' had its national debut {it was the network's answer to ABC-TV's 'American Bandstand'}...
    The show's hostess was Patti Page and it lasted for one season with 35 episodes...
    Eddie Cantor performed "Makin' Whoopee!" on the show; he first introduced the song twenty-nine years earlier in the 1928 Broadway musical 'Whoopee!'...
    Mr. Cantor, Edward Israel Iskowitz, passed away on October 10th, 1964 at the age of 72...
    May he R.I.P.
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