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Laddie: A True Blue Song
Music by Luella Lookwood Moore
Words by James Fred Lawton

St. Louis: Published by Buck & Lowney

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[Verse 1]
Deep in the heart of the woodland
Sat a little girl one day
Her eyes were red for folds had said
She was always in the way
Soon came a voice from behind her
Who's this little fairy here
Cheer up little sister
Laddie stooped and kisser her,
then she whispered in his ear.

Laddie you're the only one who loves me
Laddie you're the only one who cares
No one ever tried to make me happy
You're the only one who dares
(Darling Laddie Boy)
Laddie you're the only one who wants me
You're my only, only joy
Goodness how I love you,
I think the whole world of you,
Darling Laddie Boy.

[Verse 2]
Deep in the heart of the woodland
Laddie wooed his princess fair
Close by his side sweet sister cried
Laddie soon would not be there
Into his arms Laddie took her
Kissed her bitter tears away
Then his look of sadness turned to one of gladness as he heard her softly say.



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