Historic Sheet Music Collection

Document Type

Score

Publication Date

1924

Comments

Words and Music by Gilbert Wells, Bud Cooper and Fred. Rose

Rainbow Music Corporation, 1607 Broadway, New York

Copyright MCMXXIV by Rainbow Music Corp. 1607 Broadway, N.Y.C.

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Lyrics

[Verse 1]
I’ve got a girl, a wonderful girl,
She’s the sweetest one in town,
You can search for miles around
But no one can be found like this one.
She has a smile that will open,
With a certain little way. And ev’ry time that I get near her,
I look at her and say.

[Verse 2]
I’ve got a plan, a marvelous plan,
That I figured out last night
You just let me put you right
That never have I been as clever
As when I thought I’d purchase a ring,
For her pretty little hand.
And then instead of her initials,
I'll have it monogrammed.

[Chorus]
Red hot mamma,
Red hot mamma,
You’re the one I need.
Red hot mamma, hot tamales.
You have a pair of eyes just like old Svengalis.
I confess that you possess the sweetest charm in town.
And unless I miss my guess the boys all follow you around you make a music drop his fiddle, make a bald headed man part his hair in the middle,
Red hot mamma,
Red, hot mamma,
Sweetest girl in town.

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