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Thread #139762   Message #3216189
Posted By: Artful Codger
31-Aug-11 - 06:38 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Songs of The Happiness Boys/Jones & Hare
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Songs by The Happiness Boys/Jones & Hare
Frank Crumit: You're in Kentucky, Sure as You're Born

Thanks for finding "You Don't Like It - Not Much"; what a treat! My first exposure to the Happiness Boys was "Like A Porcupine"--one of those "slated to be learned, but not there yet" songs. Thanks for taking the time to transcribe all of these, and for providing links! Keep 'em coming.

Here are some links to Happiness Boys clips on YouTube. I'm too lazy to make blickies for them all.

Not to worry. A JoeClone has done that for you.

Ain't We Got Fun? (1921)
All By Yourself in the Moonlight (1928)
As a Porcupine Pines for Its Pork
(Down) At the Old Swimming Hole
Barney Google
Crazy Over Horses
Crazy Words, Crazy Tune
Cut Yourself a Piece of Cake
Don't Bring Lulu
Does the Spearmint Lose Its Flavor on the Bedpost Overnight?
Dream Daddy
The Etiquette Blues
The Farmer Took another Load Away! Hay! Hay! (written 1925) (incomplete)
A Gay Caballero
Get 'Em in a Rumble Seat
Hard-Boiled Rose
Henry's Made a Lady out of Lizzie
I've Never Seen a Straight Banana (1927)
I Miss My Swiss
I Wish I Was in Peoria
I'm Going to Bring a Watermelon to My Girl Tonight
In the Little Red Schoolhouse
In the Old Town Hall
Indiana Lullaby (1922)
It Ain't Gonna Rain No More
It Won't Be Long Now
Laff It Off
Mamma Loves Papa (1923)
Maybe (She'll Write/Phone Me)
Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean (1922)
Oh Ja Ja
Oh-My-Yes (Us Girls Must Have Our Fun)
The Old Grey Mare
Old King Tut
On My Ukulele (Tra La La...) (1924)
She Knows Her Onions
Singing in the Bathtub
So I Took the 50 Thousand Dollars (1923)
How Do You Do?
Ten Little Fingers & Ten Little Toes (1921)
That Old Gang of Mine
That's a Lot of Bunk
There's Nobody Else but You
Twisting the Dials
The Village Blacksmith Owns the Village Now
Who Cares, Anyhow?
You Tell Her—I Stutter

-- Billy Jones solo:
Mary Lou
Yes, We Have No Bananas

-- Ernest Hare solo:
Doodle Doo Doo
I Makes Mine Myself
I Ain't Afraid of Nuttin' Dat's Alive
Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (The Bum Song; singing as "Hobo" Jack Turner)
Mindin' My Business (singing as Bob Thomas)
Silk Hi-Hat and a Gold Tipped Walking Cane (1928; as "Hobo" Jack Turner)
Waitin' for the Evenin' Mail (1923)
Yankee Doodle
[This is just a small sampling! Hare recorded with various orchestras, the California Ramblers and the Cotton Pickers; his pseudonyms include Wallace Daniels, Arthur Grant, Henry Jones, Robert Judson, Walter Lang, Walter Leslie, Roy Roberts, Bob Thomas, Bob Thompson, "Hobo" Jack Turner, and Frank Mann.]

-- Al Bernard & Ernest Hare (pre-Happiness Boys)
In 1999 (1923)
See Old Man Moon Smile