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Thread #139762   Message #3216339
Posted By: Artful Codger
01-Sep-11 - 01:37 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Songs of The Happiness Boys/Jones & Hare
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Songs by The Happiness Boys/Jones & Hare
Have to mention a wonderful song which Billy Jones did without Hare:

Hula Lou:
Lyrics by Jack Yellen, music by Milton Charles and Wayne King, 1924. I believe it was first recorded by Sophie Tucker in 1924; obviously her version is a tad different from Hare's. Also recorded by the Carolina Tar Heels (1927) and some others around the same time.

It makes an interesting contrast to this dreamy little earworm by Andy Iola:
Naughty Hula Eyes: