Historic Sheet Music Collection

Title

Margie

Document Type

Score

Publication Date

1920

Comments

Margie

Lyric by Benny Davis

Music by Con Conrad and J. Russel Robinson

New York: Waterson, Belring & Snyder Co. (1920)

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Lyrics:

[Verse 1]

You can talk about your love affairs,
Here’s one I must tell to you;
All night long they sit up on the stairs,
He holds her close and starts to coo:

[Chorus]

“My little Margie, I’m always thinking of you,
Margie, I’ll tell the world I love you;
Don’t forget your promise to me,
I have bought a home and ring and ev’ry thing, for Margie
You’ve been my inspiration,
Days are never blue;
After all is said and done,
There is really only one
Oh! Margie, Margie, it’s you.”
“My little you.”

[Verse 2]

You can picture me most ev’ry night,
I can’t wait until they start;
Ev’ry thing he says just seems all right,
I want to learn that stuff by heart:

[Chorus]

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