Waltz Me Around Again Willie


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Waltz Me Around Again Willie

words by Will D. Cobb music by Ren Shields Hear this song sung by Billy Murray (c.1906) from Collected Works of Billy Murray part 5 at archive.org. Hear Brian Hefferan sing his 2004 version from his Everybody's Doin' It album. View original sheet music from the Lester S. Levy Collection at Johns Hopkins University.
[Verse 1] C F C F C F C Willie Fitzgivens who used to sell ribbons and stood up all day on his feet F C F D7 G7 Grew very foomy on Madelaine Mooney who'd rather be dancing than eat C F C F C E7 Each evening she tagged him to some dance hall dragged him and then when the band starts to play D7 G D7 G7 She'd up like a silly and grab tired Willie steer him on the floor and she'd say [Chorus] C F C G7 C Waltz me around again Willie, around, around around F D7 G7 The music is dreamy it's peaches and creamy oh don't let my feet touch the ground C F C I feel like a ship on an ocean of joy C F C I just want to holler out loud ship ahoy C F D7 G7 C Waltz me around again Willie, around, around around [Verse 2] Willie Devire was a dry goods cashier at his desk he would sit all the day 'Till his doctor advised him to start exercising or else he would soon fade away One nighty before looney met Madeline Mooney, Fitzgivens then shouted with joy She's a good health regainer you've found a great trainer just wait till she hollers my boy Waltz me around again Willie...