The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11460 Message #2789922
Posted By: Joe_F
16-Dec-09 - 06:09 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Roy Roger Um / Hi Ho Jerum / Hi Ro Jerum
Subject: RE: ADD: Roy Roger Um / Hi Ho Jerum
I can't find this in _The New Song Fest_ under any of the likely titles or first lines, but it may well be there.
In the version I remember, the rich man asks for "a whiskey and a sodium" (a hellish drink indeed!), and
The devil said, "This is no hotellium,
Nothing but a common old ordinary hellium."