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Lyr Req: Call Me When Breakfast Is Ready, Oh Moth

GUEST 26 Mar 17 - 10:54 AM
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Subject: RE: Mudcat FAQ - Newcomer's Guide
From: GUEST
Date: 26 Mar 17 - 10:54 AM

Looking for additional words to song which begins

"Dear Mother don't call me till Breakfast is ready,
Dear Mother don't call me before . . .

Buckshot Dot
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Subject: Lyr Req: Call Me When Breakfast Is Ready, Oh Moth
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 26 Mar 17 - 12:52 PM

PDFs here but I can't copy paste the lyrics
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Call me when breakfast is ready

Lockwood, C. T.(composer)
Fahnestock, C. Ernst (lyricist)
Created / Published S. Brainard's Sons, Chicago, [1869].
Subject Headings-  Popular Songs of the Day-  Songs and Music

https://www.loc.gov/resource/ihas.100007381.0?st=gallery 


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Subject: RE: Mudcat FAQ - Newcomer's Guide
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 26 Mar 17 - 12:57 PM

Buckshot Dot
Is it "Call Me When Breakfast Is Ready, Oh Mother...."


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Subject: ADD: Call Me When Breakfast Is Ready
From: Joe Offer
Date: 27 Mar 17 - 12:15 AM

From Freddy's link at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/resource/ihas.100007381.0/?sp=1

CALL ME WHEN BREAKFAST IS READY
(words by C. Ernst Fahnestock, music by C.T. Lockwood)

Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh mother, don't call me before;
Do not deny me the pleasure
Of moderate rest I implore.
Eight hours of sleep is too little,
For delicate maidens like me;
Dearer by far is my pillow,
Than cups of the daintiest tea:
Mother, I cannot endure it,
This getting up early's a bore
Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh, please do not call me before.
Call me when breakfast is ready,
But please do not call me before.

Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh mother, don't call me too soon;
Shopping of course needs attention,
But this can be done before noon.
Why talk of the folly of fashion,
I do not consider it so,
Parties must not be neglected,
And style is important you know:
Mother, it makes me so nervous,
To think of your step at my door,
Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh, please do not call me before.
Call me when breakfast is ready,
But please do not call me before.


Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh, don't call me early, I pray;
Doctors advise to be quiet,
My spine is affected, they say.
Sleep is a potent Elixer,
And better than drugs or the knife,
Why then so much in a hurry,
Since rest is the solace of life:
Mother, do have some compassion,
And chide my late rising no more
Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh, please do not call me before.
Call me when breakfast is ready,
But please do not call me before.

Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh mother, I think I've been told,
Multitudes struggle for riches,
And barter their comfort for gold.
Hypocrites often rise early,
Their motives are perfectly plain.
Sundays they always sleep later
Because they have nothing to gain.
Mother, I cannot endure it,
This getting up early's a bore
Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh please do not call me before.
Call me when breakfast is ready,
Oh please do not call me before.


publisher: S. Brainard's Sons, Chicago, [1869].


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