Historic Sheet Music Collection

Document Type

Score

Publication Date

1923

Comments

As sung by the National Radio Favorite - The composer on Victor Records

Foster Music Publisher Inc.
235 South Wabash Ave. Chicago

1,000,000 copy edition with 24 new verses

"Wendell Hall's own latest 24 verses" on second page

Ukelele arrangement by May Singhi Breen

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Lyrics

1. Oh! the night was dark and dreary,
The air was full of sleet,
The old mad stood out in the storm,
his shoes were full of feet

CHORUS
Oh! it ain't gonna rain no ,o' no mo',
it ain't gonna rain no mo',
But how in the world can the old folks tell,
It ain't gonna rain no mo'.

2. Oh! Mosquito he fly high,
Mosquito he fly low,
If old man 'Skeeta light on me,
he ain't gonna fly no mo'.

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