Kirk Collection

Popular Song Index
(Professional/Artist Song Sheets)
Part 6: 1940-1941


Kirk Popular Music Table of Contents Page

This portion of the index provides records to 183 titles published from 1940 to 1941. The entire collection contains popular songs published from 1900-1972. The collection consists mostly of 22 x 28 cm. (8 1/2 x 11 in.) professional/artist song sheets. Pagination varies, and many of the song sheets, particularly the older ones, are fragile. They were used by music and department stores to promote sheet music sales. The entire collection of sheet music and professional/artist song sheets has approximately 7,500 items.

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Title: Accident'ly on purpose.
First Line: It wasn't chance that romance happened to come to me
Chorus: Accident'ly on purpose you paused while passing by
Music by: McCray, Don, and Ernest Gold.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Alabama Lullaby.
First Line: You have danced and swayed to rhythm bands that got their swing in cradle days from tender hands
Chorus: Oh hush your mouth and cease your cries you baby mine
Music by: Geiersbach, Robertson O.
Words by: Geiersbach, Robertson O.
P/P/D: Forest Park, IL : Keep-In-Tune Publications, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: All I desire.
First Line: Once upon a time I was so very smart, my head could tell my heart just when to stop and start
Chorus: All I desire is a lovesong for my heart to cling to
Music by: Lieberman, David.
Words by: Lieberman, David.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Ave Maria.
First Line: Ave Maria gratia plena dominus te cum benedicta
Chorus:
Music by: De Santis, Frances.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Frances De Santis, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Because of you.
First Line: All my days were lonely ones, till you came along
Chorus: Bacause of you there's a song in my heart
Music by: Hammerstein, Arthur, and Dudley Wilkinson.
Words by: Hammerstein, Arthur, and Dudley Wilkinson.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Braggin'.
First Line: Look at you, struttin' like a peacock, puffed up over nothin' at all
Chorus: Braggin', wastin' all your time just braggin'
Music by: Manners, Henry.
Words by: Shirl, Jimmy, and Robert Marko.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Breakfast for two.
First Line: It's a surefire thrill to sit and hold your hand
Chorus: Having breakfast for two what could be sweeter, dear, than breakfast with you
Music by: McKiernan, Joe, Art Wilson, and Merrill Knighton.
Words by: McKiernan, Joe, Art Wilson, and Merrill Knighton.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Bugle Woogie.
First Line: Up in Harlem near by Lenox Avenue lived a trumpet player who made boogie woogie his stew
Chorus: Ya gotta get up! Ya gotta get up! Get on your feet right to the beat
Music by: Andrews, Gordon.
Words by: Vestoff, Floria.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Calling all hearts.
First Line: Who done it? Who done it? Cupid's missin' a heart today; lost or strayed or stolen away
Chorus: Calling all hearts, calling all hearts, Cupid's mad as he can be
Music by: Zaret, Hy, Joan Whitney, and Alex Kramer.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Chicago that toddl'ing town.
First Line: I got a gal, I got a pal, I got a chance, I got a dance, waiting for me
Chorus: Chicago, Chicago, that toddl'ing town, toddl'ing town
Music by: Fisher, Fred.
Words by: Fisher, Fred.
P/P/D: New York : Fred Fisher Music Co. Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Could I but write a song.
First Line: I don't claim to be a poet, I couldn't rhyme the word "blue"
Chorus: Could I but write a song I'd write one for you, a sweet romantic song concerning us two
Music by: Pauly, Francis.
Words by: Dayfotis, John, and Carroll Loveday.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Eloise.
First Line: Bless your heart, if you want a thrill that's new, there's a girl I will introduce to you
Chorus: She's lovely as a peach, just as hard to reach; dances like a summer breeze
Music by: Gordon, Gary, Bobby Blair, and Tracy Word.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Gee! But you're cute.
First Line: Ain't no wonder I'm so happy, dream of you night and day
Chorus: Gee! But you're cute, you're as cute as can be
Music by: Stearns, George.
Words by: Williams, Russ.
P/P/D: Chicago : Hubert J. Braun Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: G' bye now.
First Line: There are many, many ways to say good-bye
Chorus: Bye now, g' bye now, I thought the party was divine
Music by: Johnson, Olsen, Jay Levison, and Ray Evans.
Words by: Johnson, Olsen, Jay Levison, and Ray Evans.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Hawaii and you.
First Line: I'm lonely, it's true, and ever so blue
Chorus: My heart's drifting back to an island, for I'm dreaming of you
Music by: Breuer, Harry.
Words by: Ray, Harold.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: High on a windy hill.
First Line: High on a hill, moonlight gleams here I stand lost in dreams
Chorus: High on a windy hill I feel my heart stand still
Music by: Whitney, Joan, and Alex Kramer.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: How come?
First Line: Would I be wrong to question this change in our romance?
Chorus: How come you're never happy when I call? You're just polite, but that is all
Music by: Green, Harold.
Words by: Stoner, Mickey, and Martin Block.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Hoya.
First Line: Down where tropical breezes play, that's where I met my love one day
Chorus: Hoya your magic spell is in my heart; your coral lips are fascinating, captivating
Music by: Marco, Sano.
Words by: Marco, Sano.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The Hula-formal.
First Line: The charm of a lovely isle, greets you with a smile
Chorus: Hula-formal, has a rhythm of Hula dance divine
Music by: Mallory, Molly, J. P. Fox, and Maurice Roffman.
Words by: Mallory, Molly, J. P. Fox, and Maurice Roffman.
P/P/D: New York : A-1 Music Publishers of America, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I can't forget.
First Line: Things just don't happen, they seem to be planned
Chorus: I can't forget, now that we've met
Music by: Simpson, G. Morgan.
Words by:
P/P/D: S. l. : G. M. Simpson, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I can't remember to forget.
First Line: I cannot smile dear, now we're apart
Chorus: Though I promised to erase ev'ry mem'ry of your face, I can't remember to forget
Music by: Duning, George W.
Words by: Hampton, Bill.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I could tell that you knew.
First Line: Thought I was pretty clever; that you would never know just how my heart does nip ups
Chorus: I could tell that you knew just the moment that you looked in my eyes with a kind of surprise
Music by: Whitney, Joan, and Alex Kramer.
Words by: Whitney, Joan, and Alex Kramer.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Co, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I look at you.
First Line: There was no song here in my heart, till you came by way
Chorus: I look at you and a trumpet plays so sweet. I look at you and a drum begins to beat
Music by: Thorner, Melvin, and Vin Gannon.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Co, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I met you then (I know you now).
First Line: Can you remember when we met? It seems so long ago
Chorus: I met you then I know you now. You smiled when you looked my way
Music by: Carlisle, Una Mae, and Le Roy (Stuff) Smith.
Words by: Carlisle, Una Mae, and Le Roy (Stuff) Smith.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Co, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I'll be goin'.
First Line: The rollin' country's a callin' me; hi ho it's time to go
Chorus: I'll be goin' don't know where I'm goin'; will it be the mountains of the bright blue sea?
Music by: Sour, Robert, and Lee Wainer.
Words by: Sour, Robert, and Lee Wainer.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: In the heart of a rose.
First Line: In the golden west the sun is slowly sinking, and the summer day is drawing to a close
Chorus: In the heart of a rose there's a story sweet, it's a story I'll tell to you
Music by: De Carme, Geo.
Words by: Walsh, J. W.
P/P/D: New York : Jerry Vogel Music Co. Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: It all comes back to me now.
First Line: Why do I feel so lonely, so lost and blue?
Chorus: It all comes back to me now; starry summer sky, a laughing you and I, alone
Music by: Zaret, Hy, Joan Whitney, and Alex Kramer.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: It's sad, but true.
First Line: I used to spend my time in idle dreaming, just dreaming of the day when you'd be mine
Chorus: It's sad, but true I'll have to admit we're thru
Music by: Green, Harol.
Words by: Stoner, Mickey, and Martin Block.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Just plain love.
First Line: It was just an evening; weather kind of sad; people sort of touchy; jokes were pretty bad
Chorus: We were introduced last night. Was it really love on sight?
Music by: Sanford, Herb.
Words by: Hull, Henry, Jr.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Keep an eye on your heart.
First Line: From the very moment that I met you, I fell like a ton of bricks
Chorus: Keep an eye on your heart ev'ry moment we're apart
Music by: Manners, Henry.
Words by: Leeds, Milton.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Keep your love on ice.
First Line: Its fun to glide and skate beside someone you adore
Chorus: Though the winter days you'll find it pays to keep your love on ice
Music by: Wirges, Bill, and Bob Wald.
Words by: Wirges, Bill, and Bob Wald.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The lamp of memory.
First Line: Night, a secret light is burning, and through the lamp of memory
Chorus:
Music by: Curiel, Gonzalo.
Words by: Stillman, Al.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Leave me with your kisses.
First Line: Ev'rytime you have to leave this town I'm left with nothin'
Chorus: Leave me your kisses. Then when you're away, I'll recall each one of them day by day
Music by: Whitney, Joan, and Alex Kramer.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Lest you forget.
First Line: Soon this magic night will be a sweet enchanting memory
Chorus: Lest we forget this night of nights, I give you my heart
Music by: Horn, Les, Joe Lescsak, and Earl Truxell.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Let's draw straws.
First Line: Now gals and fellers, check your umberellers
Chorus: Let's draw straws, and if you draw the short one, I get a kiss from you
Music by: Braine, Robert.
Words by: Conrad, Eugene.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Let's not_and say we did.
First Line: Ho hum, it's good to be home, gee, it's been a tiresome day!
Chorus: What shall we do tonight? How's about a picture show?
Music by: Whitney, Joan, and Alex Dramer.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Little sleepy head.
First Line: So much fussing ev'ry night, aren't you ashamed?
Chorus: Mister Sandman's on his way, better put your toys away
Music by: Dennis, Tommy, and Henry Felice.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Love, you are mine tonight.
First Line: Lost in a dream of romance is the theme of this heavenly meeting tonight
Chorus: Love, you are mine tonight. Here, 'neath a sky of starry light
Music by: Winton, Barry, Irving Schachtel, and Sam Mineo.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: May I never love again.
First Line: Ah! my dear, can't you see that you're all the world to me?
Chorus: May I never see the sun go down. May I never feel the falling rain
Music by: Marco, Sano, and Jack Erickson.
Words by: Marco, Sano, and Jack Erickson.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Mister moon-man turn off the light.
First Line: When the moon is shining yellow, and a girlie with her fellow
Chorus: Turn off your light, mister moon man, go and hide your face behind a cloud
Music by: Bayes, Nora, and Jack Norworth.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Jerry Vogel Music Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The moon has gone from heaven.
First Line: Tho' this is an hour of night so deep. Each moment's a flower our mem'ries will keep
Chorus: Sweetheart, the moon has gone from heaven and there's no star in view
Music by: Melsher, Irving.
Words by: Harris, Remus.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The moon won't talk.
First Line: The moon ignores me he sits up there and stares
Chorus: I dreamed that my lover was taking a moonlight walk
Music by: Hathaway, Charlie, and Helen Bliss.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music Corp., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: My old gal came a ridin on a plow.
First Line: The preachers wife the old cow hand the milker maid the butcher man
Chorus: My old gal came a ridin on a plow
Music by: White, Barb., and Bob White.
Words by: White, Barb., and Bob White.
P/P/D: Chicago : Radio Music Pub., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Noah's wife lived a wonderful life.
First Line: Listen my dears who shed copious tears
Chorus: Noah's wife lived a wonderful life while floating around in the ark
Music by: Erdman, Ernie, and Abe Olman.
Words by: Yellen, Jack, and Roger Lewis.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Pub. Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: On a little white sailboat.
First Line: I didn't know life could be so thrilling and heavenly
Chorus: On a little white sailboat 'neath a heaven of blue
Music by: Gold, Marty, and George Weiss.
Words by: Gold, Marty, and George Weiss.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: One kiss for tomorrow.
First Line: Tonight may be a dream. The stars around you seem to laugh at me
Chorus: One kiss for tomorrow; one kiss for the sorrow our parting will bring me tonight
Music by: Frydan, Camilla.
Words by: Gamse, Albert.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: One little tear told me.
First Line: Oh, darling, now I know I've hurt you so; and though I said I'm thru; I still love you
Chorus: One little tear told me, you must not go
Music by: Forshew, Robert Pierpont, II, and Carley Mills.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: One rainy day (One lovely night).
First Line: So many people think that raindrops just mean tears
Chorus: One rainy day I saw the bluest kind of skies
Music by: Agay, Denes, and Emery H. Heim.
Words by: Jones, Artie.
P/P/D: New York : Foreign and Domestic Music Corp., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Over here.
First Line: Over here over here in the land of free Americans; over here over here we are proud to be Americans
Chorus:
Music by: Ortmann, William.
Words by: Kaye, Billy.
P/P/D: Chicago : Braun Music Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Patiently.
First Line: When you went away you took the sun with you, and darkness fell around my aching heart
Chorus: Patiently, I waited, it all seemed so in vain; for you were long returning home again
Music by: Watson, Art.
Words by: Healey, Dan.
P/P/D: Cincinnati : Merrell Schwarz Music Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Pee dee wee dee wee (The little bird singing in the tree).
First Line: Out of my window I chanced to see, a little bird up in a tree, and this pretty little birdie swinging in the tree
Chorus:
Music by: White, Barb., and Bob White.
Words by: White, Barb, and Bob White.
P/P/D: Chicago : Radio Music Pub., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Peek-a-boo.
First Line: You've heard of Dina, and Carolina, and maybe Margie too
Chorus: Pee-a-boo, you're driving me mad! Peek-a-boo, but somehow I'm glad
Music by: Cohen, Murray, and Phillip Lennon.
Words by: Keyes, Flora, and Murray Cohen.
P/P/D: New York : Rainbow Melodies Music Publishers, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Quittin' time.
First Line:
Chorus: Quittin' time! Quittin' time! Sun is red and the birds fly low at quittin' time
Music by: Rox, John.
Words by: Rox, John.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Ragtime cowboy Joe.
First Line: Out in Arizona where the bad men are, and the only thing to guide you is an evening star
Chorus: He always sings swingy music to the cattle as he swings
Music by: Abrams, Murry, and Louis Muir.
Words by: Clarke, Grant.
P/P/D: New York : Fred Fisher Music Co. Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The rhythm is red an' white an' blue.
First Line: Put that shim-sham and that Lindy hop away
Chorus: Birds in the trees they're all singin', even the breeze
Music by: Moss, Al.
Words by: Greggory, David.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Shadows in the night.
First Line: Shadows in the night whisper that you're near. I know that they are right
Chorus:
Music by: Lorin, Will.
Words by: Lorin, Will.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Sing and be gay.
First Line:
Chorus: Sing and be gay just throw your troubles away be happy without a reason this is the season for love and play
Music by: Moore, Billy, and Biff Hammond.
Words by: Hardy, Bill.
P/P/D: New York : Bell Tone Music Publishing Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: A stone's throw from heaven.
First Line: Yesterday's mem'ries can never be replaced; the strolls we took thru' lover's lane
Chorus: I find myself a stone's throw away from heaven. All by myself, and no sign of heaven
Music by: Ray, Bob, Jay Burton, and Irving Green.
Words by: Ray, Bob, Jay Burton, and Irving Green.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: That old cabin down the lane.
First Line: That old log cabin down the lane holds mem'ries of long ago
Chorus: That old log cabin down the lane is the place that I love so well
Music by: Hibbeler, Ray.
Words by: Beeler, Pearl A.
P/P/D: Geneva, Indiana : Pearl A. Beeler, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: There's a little old Texas town.
First Line: I have seen the world and its seven seas, been ev'rywhere
Chorus: There's a little old Texas town where a friendly old sun smiles down
Music by: Duncan, Robert Syd.
Words by: Duncan, Robert Syd.
P/P/D: New York : Woodland Music Company, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: These things you left me.
First Line: Tho' you are now but a memory, you're close to me
Chorus: A ride in the park in the very first snow, a kiss in the dark in the very last row
Music by: Lippman, Sidney.
Words by: Dickinson, Harold.
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music Corp., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Time stood still.
First Line: Got a brand new watch; it's running perfectly
Chorus: Time stood still. The clock in my heart missed a beat
Music by: Herbeck, Ray, Bernie Schwartz, and Wilbur Dorfman.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Too happy for words.
First Line: Love, it's wonderful, it's marvelous, in fact it's swell
Chorus: I'm just too happy for words. I want to sing like the birds
Music by: Zaret, Hy, Joan Whitney, and Alex Kramer.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Walkin' by the river.
First Line: Soft is the breeze that blows through the trees way down by the river at night
Chorus: There's dew upon the ground, and not a soul in sight
Music by: Carlisle, Una Mae.
Words by: Sour, Robert.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: What do you do on a rainy day?
First Line: For most people it's most distressing when the rain comes tumbling down
Chorus: What do you do on a rainy day? Where do you go when it rains?
Music by: Sampers, Josephine, and Goetz Van Eyck.
Words by: Matthews, Adelaide, and Nigel Altman.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: When I saw you [at head of title: (Ev'rything happened)].
First Line: Into each life some rain must fall that's what the poets say
Chorus: The whole darned world turned upside down, the sun went out and the moon turned brown
Music by: Johnson, Lloyd, and Jack Allan.
Words by: Johnson, Lloyd, and Jack Allan.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Pub. Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Where have you been all my life?
First Line: Maybe you were just around the corner; maybe so maybe so
Chorus: Where have you been all my life? I've looked hight and low for you
Music by: Yale, Bernie, and Dick Renief.
Words by: Yale, Bernie, and Dick Renief.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Why is it.
First Line: I've told myself it's over, it's done with, it's finished
Chorus: Why is it, if I don't love you, the mem'ry of you can bring a thrill?
Music by: Whitney, Joan, and Alex Kramer.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Why love?
First Line: We can't understand love, and yet we demand love. I agree it's a grand love, but why?
Chorus: Why love? Why take a chance on losing my heart to you?
Music by: Loring, Richard, and Steven Cross.
Words by: Loring, Richard, and Steven Cross.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Why should I care?
First Line: Why should you care if I feel so lonely? Why should you care if I think of you only?
Chorus:
Music by: Richard, Hector, and Leo Richard.
Words by: Kirby, Jessie.
P/P/D: Aurora, Ill : Success Music Company, c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Willy-nilly.
First Line: Things are strange to me today I don't know where I fit
Chorus: We've al gone Willy-nilly and we need a doctors pilly
Music by: Simpson, G. Morgan.
Words by:
P/P/D: Baltimore, MD : G. M. S. Music Pub. Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The wise old owl.
First Line: I was happy on the night you told me that you cared
Chorus: When we strolled through the moonlight you said, "I love you"
Music by: Ricardel, Joe.
Words by: Ricardel, Joe.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Ya vas da-ra-ga-ya loo bloo (I love you).
First Line: The language of love is universal, you'll find out wherever you go
Chorus: Ya vas, da-ra-ga-ya, loo bloo in Russian that means, "I love you"
Music by: Marco, Sano, and Jack Erickson.
Words by: Marco, Sano, and Jack Erickson.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Yawning at dawning.
First Line: Night spilled a thousand stars and one came softly through
Chorus: While the stars dream above, you're the star that I love
Music by: Barnes, Cliff.
Words by: Lewis, Olive L.
P/P/D: New York : Evan Georgeoff Music Pub. Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: You mean so much to me.
First Line: You made my life complete, you made each moment sweet
Chorus: You mean so much to me, I'll never let you go
Music by: Battle, Edgar, and Ken Byron.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: You walk by.
First Line: Magicians can make things disappear, or pull a rabbit out of a hat
Chorus: You walk by, enchanting as a dream
Music by: Wayne, Bernie.
Words by: Raleigh, Ben.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: You're a little honey.
First Line: Choc'late sundaes are really a treat I like sugar in tea
Chorus: You're a little honey right from the honey comb
Music by: Golly, Cecil, and Gene Eyman.
Words by: Golly, Cecil, and Gene Eyman.
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music Co., c1940.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

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Title: Amateur night in Harlem.
First Line: Box office jumpin'; tickets are sellin'; people are packin' in.
Chorus: Singers singin' and people clappin', dancers dancin' and feet a tappin'
Music by: Beal, Charlie.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Be young again.
First Line: Take a tip from one who knows the ropes don't be one who sits around and mopes
Chorus: Be young again have fun again and toss your cares away.
Music by: Worth, Bobby, and Stanley Cowan.
Words by: Worth, Bobby, and Stanley Cowan.
P/P/D: Hollywood, Calif. : Melody Lane Pub. Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The bells of San Raquel.
First Line: You sailed away far beyond the seas, I had to stay with my memories
Chorus: The bells of San Raquel are ringing out across the blue
Music by: Barcelata, Lorenzo.
Words by: Barcelata, Lorenzo, Fred Wise, and Milton Leeds.
P/P/D: New York : Peer International Corp, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Big bad Bill (From the Badlands).
First Line: I ain't scared o' nuthin', I'm a cussed orn'ry squirt.
Chorus: I'm big bad Bill from the Badlands and I'm riddin' into town tonight.
Music by: Jones, Alan Rankin, and Henry Russell.
Words by:
P/P/D: Hollywood, Calif. : Vanguard Songs Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Blue clouds.
First Line: Blue clouds you are stealing across my ceiling, concealing the sky as you go drifting by.
Chorus: Blue clouds, gently drifting above, you've been hiding the blue of the sky
Music by: Lecuona, Ernesto.
Words by: Wise, Fred, and Dewey Bergman.
P/P/D: S. l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Breakfast for two.
First Line: It's a sure-fire thrill to sit and hold your hand. Kissing you is almost too divine
Chorus: Having breakfast for two what could be sweeter, dear, than breakfast with you.
Music by: McKiernan, Joe, Art Wilson, and Merrill Knighton.
Words by: McKiernan, Joe, Art Wilson, and Merrill Knighton.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Broken hearted.
First Line: It is so regretable for you and me to part
Chorus: I'm broken hearted, for my pal only you
Music by: Ziemba, Justin, and John Ziemba.
Words by: Ziemba, Justin, and John Ziemba.
P/P/D: Cleveland : Ziemba Music Publishers, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Buck Private Jones.
First Line: Smiths and Browns are goin', Murphys, Jones and Cohens, hear those bugles call
Chorus: Good-bye, dad and mother, so long sis and brother
Music by: Womack, Ed., Will E. Dulmage, and Eddie Dorr.
Words by:
P/P/D: Detroit : Mackley Music Pub. Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: By the light of the Christmas tree.
First Line: There's a season when hearts can rejoice, when peace and good will sound their voice
Chorus: Once a year all our loved ones will be by the light of the Christmas tree
Music by: Gilbert, Ray, and Bob O'Brien.
Words by:
P/P/D: Hollywood : Melody Lane Publications Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Come to me.
First Line: At times you think your heart's broken and there's never need to be
Chorus: Come to me if things go wrong and you're tired and blue
Music by: Longfellow, Bob.
Words by: Hamil, Frank.
P/P/D: S.l. : S.n., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Consider yourself kissed.
First Line: Stars are fading from the sky. It's good-night, but not good-bye
Chorus: Consider yourself kissed tenderly ev'ry single day
Music by: Wainer, Lee.
Words by: Twomey, Kay.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Cotton.
First Line: Cotton from such a tender blossom the fields are white with cotton
Chorus: Dixie's cotton fields I love so well old plantation casts a drowsy spell
Music by: Geiersbach, Robertson O.
Words by: Geiersbach, Robertson O.
P/P/D: Forest Park, Ill : Keep-In-Tune Pub, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Dance of the bayou.
First Line: New Orleans! There the natives dance a dance of the Bayou
Chorus:
Music by: Bechet, Sidney.
Words by: Bechet, Sidney.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Dawn (The dawn of love).
First Line: There was a night I recall, where care and trouble had flown
Chorus: Dawn, when the crowd was gone
Music by: Roberts, Gil, and Jorge Del Moral.
Words by: Moral, Jorge Del.
P/P/D: New York : Peer International Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The dog with the cute buck teeth.
First Line: I've got a dog a funny little doggie. He's cute and nice, but sometimes he acts foggy
Chorus:
Music by: Corrigan, Hugh M.
Words by: Corrigan, Hugh M.
P/P/D: New York : Keystone Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: A drop in the bucket.
First Line: I'm like a fish on a hook I stepped right out of a book
Chorus: I'm just a drop in the bucket, a fish in your sea
Music by: Herbert, Charles.
Words by: Herbert, Charles.
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The dusty old trunk in the attic.
First Line: There's a sweet old maiden lady in a quiet rocking chair
Chorus: A dusty old trunk in the attic, a relic of yester-year
Music by: Britt, Elton, George Cory, and Dick Small.
Words by: Britt, Elton, George Cory, and Dick Small.
P/P/D: New York : Top Music Publishers, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Early in the mornin' (When we say goodnight).
First Line: When it's three o'clock and the dance is through, happy arm in arm walking home with you
Chorus: Early in the mornin' when we say good night when the world's in darkness then my heart is light
Music by: Martin, Freddie, and Charles O'Flynn.
Words by:
P/P/D: Hollywood, Calif : Saunders Pubications, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Easy street.
First Line: Don't think I'll look for work today again I used to look for jobs most now and then
Chorus: Easy street I'd love to live on easy street nobody works on easy street
Music by: Jones, Alan Rankin.
Words by:
P/P/D: Hollywood : Vanguard Songs Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Everything happens to me.
First Line: Black cats creep across my path until I'm almost mad
Chorus: I make a date for golf and you can bet your life it rains
Music by: Dennis, Matt.
Words by: Adair, Tom.
P/P/D: New York : Embassy Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Foo-gee.
First Line: The cats all rompin' to the boogie, the stuff's still jumpin' with a woogie
Chorus:
Music by: Butterfield, Erskine.
Words by: Butterfield, Erskine.
P/P/D: New York : Beacon Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: For want of a star.
First Line: For want of a star, the night lost its blue and clouds from afar
Chorus:
Music by: Lecuona, Ernesto.
Words by: Gamse, Albert.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Friendly tavern polka.
First Line: Music is playing, dancers are swaying; laughing away each care
Chorus:
Music by: De Vol, Frank.
Words by: Bowne, Jerry.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The gimmick song.
First Line: I've just seen a demonstration of the newest innovation
Chorus: It's called a gimmick a little gimmick. I want a gimmick
Music by: Slater, Slim (Sam).
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Cason Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Give me time.
First Line: Stick around a while; give me one more trial; I need you, yes, I need you, yes, I really do
Chorus: Give me time I'll give you love. Give me time I'll give you rapture, dear.
Music by: Wilder, Alec.
Words by: Wilder, Alec.
P/P/D: S.l. : Regent Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Gotta see a dream about a girl.
First Line: All good must sometime end so fare-thee-well, my lovely friend
Chorus: Lights out, day is done, and we've had a lot of fun
Music by: Kaye, Billy, Sammy Kaye, and William Ortmann.
Words by: Kaye, Billy, Sammy Kaye, and William Ortmann.
P/P/D: Chicago and New York : The Braun Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Harvest days.
First Line: Harvest days are over soon the snow will fly with the colder weather
Chorus: The golden grain from off the plain is threshed and stored away
Music by: Geiersbach, Robertson O.
Words by: Geiersbach, Robertson O.
P/P/D: Forest Park, Ill : Keep-In-Tune Publications, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I believe I'm entitled to you.
First Line: The happy day I found you, I built my dreams around you
Chorus: Thru the years I've prepared, feeling sure that you cared
Music by: Rice, Chester, Mel Foree, and Cliff Carlisle.
Words by: Rice, Chester, Mel Foree, and Cliff Carlisle.
P/P/D: New York : Joe Mc Daniel Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I dream of a waltz in Paree.
First Line: Once I thought I found my heart's companion at a little dance
Chorus: I dream of a waltz in Paree that night when you first danc'd with me
Music by: Tucker, Charles, and Colin O'More.
Words by: Vandt, Guido.
P/P/D: S. l. : Associated Music Publishers Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I know a secret (Diddle diddle dumpling).
First Line: I just bet that you have met some people here and there
Chorus: I know a secret, I won't tell who kissed who down by the well?
Music by: Medoff, Sam, and Herb Leighton.
Words by: Medoff, Sam, and Herb Leighton.
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I now have a bugle to play.
First Line: I am lonely tonight, little dear with the moon shin'in down from above
Chorus: I have laid my old banjo away Uncle Sam needs me, needs me here
Music by: Delmore, Alton.
Words by: Delmore, Alton.
P/P/D: Portland, Ore : American Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I pledge my heart.
First Line: As long as flowers grow, as long as skies are blue
Chorus: I pledge my heart to you my own, I pledge two arms for you alone
Music by: Swander, Don.
Words by: Hershey, June.
P/P/D: Hollywood, Calif : Melody Lane Publications Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I should have known.
First Line: Tell me, am I to be so lonely? I'm longing for you only.
Chorus: I should have known I'd be alone after the stars had all fled.
Music by: Krauss, Willy.
Words by: Day, Nellie, and Jerry Day.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I take to you.
First Line: I take to you like ducks take to water you're for me.
Chorus:
Music by: Graham, Berkeley, and Carley Mills.
Words by: Graham, Berkeley, and Carley Mills.
P/P/D: New York : London Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I tried.
First Line: There's an old, old proverb, I think you will recall
Chorus: I tried, tried to impress you, my love I gave it all
Music by: Nutter, Carl, Paul Hand, and Clark Dennis.
Words by: Nutter, Carl, Paul Hand, and Clark Dennis.
P/P/D: New York : Embassy Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I won't be back in a year little darling.
First Line: I won't be back in a year little darlin', although I have promised you that I would be.
Chorus: I won't forget, little darlin', ev'ry vow I have made I will keep
Music by: Kincaid, Bradley, and Buck Nation.
Words by: Kincaid, Bradley, and Buck Nation.
P/P/D: New York : Peer International Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: I'll get by somehow.
First Line: I'll bet by somehow it doesn't matter to me, for now it's plain to see you never cared
Chorus:
Music by: Massey, Louise, and Bob Long.
Words by: Massey, Louise, and Bob Long.
P/P/D: New York : Peer International Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: In a Bamboo Inn in India.
First Line: India, India, land of mystic splendor, land of memories so tender.
Chorus: In a Bamboo Inn in India, on a street in old Bombay
Music by: Page, Paul, Zeb Seybold, and Matt Pelkonen.
Words by: Page, Paul, Zeb Seybold, and Matt Pelkonen.
P/P/D: Chicago : Bell Music Company, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: In the middle of a dance.
First Line: Darling, will you have this dance with me?
Chorus: In the middle of a dance, with my lucky arms enfolding you; very little did we dance
Music by: Dougherty, Dan.
Words by: Yellen, Jack.
P/P/D: Chicago : Forster Music Pub. Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Is that nice?
First Line: You promised me this, you promise me that; from heavenly love to a brand new hat.
Chorus: Is that nice telling me you're busy? Is that nice making me so dizzy?
Music by: Dennis, George.
Words by: Dennis, George.
P/P/D: New York : Republic Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: It was wonderful then (And it's wonderful now).
First Line: I'll always remember that glorious night we met
Chorus: It was wonderful then and it's wonderful now
Music by: Graham, Berkeley, and Carley Mills.
Words by: Graham, Berkeley, and Carley Mills.
P/P/D: S. l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Juke box roundelay.
First Line: Come along, there's a song at your fingertips, it won't take you long to learn to play.
Chorus:
Music by: Keene, Kahn, and Lou Ricca.
Words by: Keene, Kahn, and Lou Ricca.
P/P/D: S. l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Just a little bit south of North Carolina.
First Line: Can't figure out why I ever wanted to roam can't figure out why I went away from home
Chorus: Just a little bit south of North Carolina that's where I long to be in a little brown shack in South Carolina
Music by: Skyler, Sonny, Bette Cannon, and Arthur Shaftel.
Words by: Skyler, Sonny, Bette Cannon, and Arthur Shaftel.
P/P/D: New York : Porgie, Debin & Friedman Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Just give me music in the evening.
First Line: The spring, the fall, in fact most anytime at all is right for falling in love
Chorus: Just give me music in the evening, romance in the night
Music by: Ross, Lanny.
Words by: Ross, Lanny.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Let's get away from it all.
First Line: I'm so tired of this dull routine up to town on the eight fifteen
Chorus: Let's take a boat to Bermuda lets take a plane to Saint Paul
Music by: Dennis, Matt.
Words by: Adair, Tom.
P/P/D: New York : Embassy Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Little brown jug.
First Line: My wife and I lived all alone, in a little log hut we called our own
Chorus: Ha ha ha you and me, "Little Brown Jug" don't I love thee
Music by: Eastburn.
Words by: Eastburn.
P/P/D: Chicago : Calumet Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Little hobby horse.
First Line: Get on your little hobby horse and ride ride the range all day
Chorus: Get on your little hobby horse and ride ride the range all day
Music by: Elsmo, Suerre S.
Words by: Elsmo, Suerre S.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Long live the future.
First Line: Love, the past is gone, long live the future, gone is ev'ry cloud of yesterday
Chorus:
Music by: Valdez, Miguelito.
Words by: Gamse, Albert, and Miguelito Valdez.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Magical "V".
First Line: There's an army stronger than steel fighting the opressor's heel
Chorus: Magical "V" magical "V" the radiant sign of victory
Music by: Kellogg, Roger.
Words by: Kellogg, Roger.
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Marching ahead.
First Line: From east coast to west coast from sea shining sea
Chorus: The army the airforce the navy stand supreme as they merge into one mighty team
Music by: De Nesson, Jules.
Words by: McNamara, Adeline, and Jules De Nesson.
P/P/D: New York : Modern Melodies Publishing Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: El merengue (The pastry man).
First Line: Say have you seen him down Rio way?
Chorus: "El Merengue," hear me calling at your door, "el Merengue," I know what you're waiting for
Music by: Vargas, Joseph I.
Words by: Reese, Myrtle.
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Mister aristocrat.
First Line: Look out stenographers, secretaries eat your huckleberry pie, drink your coffee too
Chorus: He has that veddy veddy ultra air, he sports a manner really too debonaire
Music by: Jacobs, Roy, and Gene de Paul.
Words by: Jacobs, Roy, and Gene de Paul.
P/P/D: New York : Peer International Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Mister rainbow.
First Line: Who's got trouble, you've got trouble
Chorus: When your future heaves a sigh take a look at mister rainbow
Music by: Mills, Billy.
Words by: Rock, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Melody Lane Publications, Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The moon was dreaming.
First Line: Last week we were together, the moon was new and gay
Chorus: Last night the moon was dreaming in the sky wondering why
Music by: Mann, Paul, and Stephan Weiss.
Words by: Stillman, Al.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Must we say goodbye.
First Line: Took our love for granted; thinking we were smart; treating romance as a pastime
Chorus: All the things we didn't say, my love... heaven knows why
Music by: Linet, Bea.
Words by: Ormont, David.
P/P/D: New York : Banner Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Must you be so mean.
First Line: Somebody should have told me love is a game without rules
Chorus: Oh, baby, must you be so mean? Got me low as a submarine
Music by: Livingston, Fud.
Words by: Lorin, Will.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: My face is dirty with kisses.
First Line: You made an awful wreck of me I'm glad it's all in fun
Chorus: My face is dirty with kisses my head is dizzy with love
Music by: Reiff, Paul.
Words by: Glasner, Leonore.
P/P/D: New York : Cherio Music Publishers, Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: My heart is a flame with romance.
First Line: The moon is a smiling tonight as it smiles I can feel it's shy glance
Chorus: My heart is a flame with romance, and with me I can feel something new
Music by: Baggett, Nita, Barb. White, and Bob White.
Words by:
P/P/D: Chicago : Radio Music Publishers, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: My old home 'cross the sea.
First Line: My old home 'cross the sea keeps haunting me, with mem'ries of days of yore
Chorus: My old home 'cross the sea, where you dreamed youth's dreams with me
Music by: Hibbeler, Ray.
Words by: Leslie, Angela P.
P/P/D: San Francisco : Angela P. Leslie, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: My rough and rowdy ways.
First Line: For years and years I've rambled, drank my wine and gambled
Chorus: But somehow I can't forget my good old rambling days
Music by: Rodgers, Jimmie.
Words by: MacWilliams, Elsie.
P/P/D: New York : Southern Music Publishing Company, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: My sister and I.
First Line: The warm and lovely world we knew has been struck by a bitter frost
Chorus: My sister and I remember still a tulip garden by an old Dutch mill
Music by: Zaret, Hy, Whitney, Joan, and Alex Kramer.
Words by: Zaret, Hy, Joan Whitney, and Alex Kramer.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: My skylark love.
First Line: Love's for you, for me too, but I will share with you
Chorus: Drifting high above with you, skylark love, tenderly cradled in clouds of silv'ry lining
Music by: Denni, Lucien.
Words by: Bowles, Geo. H.
P/P/D: New York : Jerry Vogel Music Co., Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Never let no worry worry you.
First Line: When ever I go fishin' why, I never have to wait
Chorus: Yo-de-lay, yo-de-loo, never let no worry worry you!
Music by: Waverly, Jack.
Words by: Waverly, Jack.
P/P/D: New York : Empire Music Publishing Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: No foolin'.
First Line: I wouldn't fool you baby not for the world! I wouldn't, I couldn't tell you a lie
Chorus: No foolin', I'm just a fool for you. No foolin', I'd fight a duel for you
Music by: Graham, Berkeley, and Carley Mills.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: No love blues.
First Line: I'm blue so blue I don't know what to do I sigh and try to figure out just why
Chorus: The sky has moon beams to thrill it the night has breezes to chill it
Music by: Gershwin, Arthur.
Words by: De Lainge, Eddie.
P/P/D: New York : Cherio Music Publishers Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Oh, for heaven's sake.
First Line:
Chorus: Oh, for heaven's sake let down your hair I declare let's forget the weather
Music by: Evans, Dale, Bill Bunt, and Larry Russell.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Oh! you circus day.
First Line: Oh my little honey pin a rose on me for I'm just as happy as a bumble bee
Chorus: On circus day just see that mule dressed up in pants see Salome do a nifty dance
Music by: Lessing, Edith Maida, and Jimmie V. Monaco.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Jerry Vogel Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: On the outside looking in.
First Line: Ev'ry night I pass by your window though it's the long way home
Chorus: I can see the room from here, in the gloom; but now it isn't the same on the outside looking in
Music by: Graham, Berkeley, and Carley Mills.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Patches (In an old fashioned quilt).
First Line: Of all the relics I've acquired the one I love the best, nestles in the attic in an old family chest
Chorus: Patches, dear patches in an old fashioned quilt
Music by: Kuhn, Bobbie, Sylvia Clark, and Ruth Frank.
Words by:
P/P/D: Chicago : M. M. Cole Publishing Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The pied piper of Harlem.
First Line: There's no doubt you've read about the piper of Hamlin town
Chorus: There's a guy up Harlem way makes the hep cats swing and sway
Music by: Anderson, Gordon.
Words by: Anderson, Gordon.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Pilar.
First Line: Did you hear when my heart sang out its love song?
Chorus: Like a bird from the north in the winter have I found my way to your smile
Music by: Harrington, Clare.
Words by: Harrington, Clare.
P/P/D: S.l. : Clare Harrington Whitson & John W. Whitson, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: A prayer for peace!
First Line: Father, lord on high we pray! Be thou our light, guiding us through the starless night
Chorus:
Music by: Goldspink, Hector.
Words by: Goldspink, Hector.
P/P/D: S.l. : Joseph Carlton, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Salutations! Congratulations! (To you).
First Line: Salutations! Congratulations! Many happy returns of the day
Chorus: Salutations! Congratulations! Many happy returns of the day
Music by: Reynolds, Don, and Ken Sisson.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Cason Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: The shrine of Saint Cecilia.
First Line: In shelter and by candle light, I'm writing to you
Chorus: Our home is a shambles all I've treasured has gone
Music by: Jokern.
Words by: Loveday, Carroll.
P/P/D: Chicago : Braun Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Si, si, some more (Noche de ronda).
First Line: The night was thrilling our hearts were willing
Chorus: I remember I looked in her eyes and she looked in my eyes
Music by: Lara, Maria Teresa.
Words by: Wingate, Don, and Maria Teresa Lara.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Sing V- for victory.
First Line: Three dots and a dash spell "V." A dash and three dots spell "B"
Chorus: Sing "V" for victory! For democracy will win, so let ev'ry one begin singing "V" for victory!
Music by: Van Steeden, Peter, and Art Mc Kay.
Words by: Van Steeden, Peter, and Art Mc Kay.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: So ends a dream.
First Line: Dreams are dreamt by fools like me, who awaken suddenly
Chorus: So ends a dream of you. Darling how unkind
Music by: Youse, Glad R.
Words by: Hecht, Ken, and Eddie Le Baron.
P/P/D: Chicago : Braun Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: So it goes.
First Line: I may as well be reaching for a star, the thrill of bygone is jsut as far
Chorus: So it goes, so it goes from romance to a memory
Music by: Lecuona, Ernesto.
Words by: Gamse, Albert.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: South.
First Line: Down below that old Dixon Line, there's a place that really is fine
Chorus: Where the folks are happy and gay, and the easy way is the right way
Music by: Moten, Bennie, and T. Hayes.
Words by: Charles, Ray.
P/P/D: New York : Peer International Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Sweet dreaming.
First Line: When at night you part from me, let there be a smile and laughter
Chorus: Sweet dreaming! Have a dream that comes true
Music by: Rollins, Sherwood, Jr.
Words by: Rollins, Sherwood, Jr.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Sweetheart of the valley.
First Line: Oh they took away my sweetheart of the valley, and they buried her beside the sycamore
Chorus:
Music by: Leeds, Milton, Fred Wise, and Al Frisch.
Words by: Leeds, Milton, Fred Wise, and Al Frisch.
P/P/D: New York : Peer International Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Takes two (Me plus you).
First Line: Ever since the world began, it seems to have the same old plan
Chorus: Takes two to share a dream, takes two to make a team
Music by: Reiff, Paul.
Words by: Gamse, Albert.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Talking to the wind.
First Line: I've got so much to tell you I could speak for ever and a day
Chorus: Talking to the wind, that's all I'm doing when I'm here with you
Music by: Schumann, Robert.
Words by: Dee, Sylvia.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Tattoo.
First Line: All night through I dream of you, singing my love song and longing for you
Chorus: Just for you, my heart beats a sweet tattoo, whenever I, hear "tattoo," I hear you call
Music by: Furlett, Frank.
Words by: Forrest, Ben.
P/P/D: New York : Forest Glen Music Publishers, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: That's what I like about you.
First Line: No one is said to be perfect, no one is quite without fault
Chorus: You smile when we meet and sigh when we're parting, you cheer me up when I'm blue
Music by: Keene, Kahn, Del Sharbutt, and Frank Stanton.
Words by: Keene, Kahn, Del Sharbutt, and Frank Stanton.
P/P/D: New York : Nationwide Songs Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: There! I've said it again.
First Line: I think I've talked too much already, yet the words continue to flow
Chorus: I've said it. What more can I say? Believe me, there's no other way
Music by: Evans, Redd, and Dave Mann.
Words by: Evans, Redd, and Dave Mann.
P/P/D: New York : Radio Tunes Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Thumbs up!
First Line: When there's work to do it's true that we have always done our share
Chorus: Thumbs up! Don't let that spirit dip thumbs up! Stiffen up that upper lip
Music by: Franklin, Ben, Uriel Benjamin, Elliott Jacoby, and Bobby Kroll.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Doraine Music Publishing Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Tony Romero (The rage of Rio De Janiero).
First Line: There's a guy from the pampas who can show the campus kids a dance
Chorus: Tony Romero the rage of Rio De Janiero 'tho he's not such a handsome vaquero
Music by: Bonner, Ronnie, Edward Khoury, Henry James, and Russ Hull.
Words by:
P/P/D: Chicago : Bell Music Company, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Tragedy.
First Line: Tragedy my broken heart has caused the strangest reverie
Chorus:
Music by: Geiersbach, Robertson O.
Words by: Geiersbach, Robertson O.
P/P/D: Forest Park, Ill : Keep-In-Tune Publications, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Twenty four robbers.
First Line: Last night night before twenty four robbers came to my door
Chorus:
Music by: Buckner, Ted.
Words by: Young, James.
P/P/D: New York : New Era Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Two hearts that pass in the night.
First Line: Thru the darkness hiding, silent ships go riding
Chorus: Two heart that pass in the night, in the magical light of the moon
Music by: Lecuona, Ernesto.
Words by: Brown, Forman.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Uncle Sam is calling.
First Line: From the mountains to the seashore, from the valleys to the plain
Chorus: Our Uncle Sam is calling us again, we're answ'ring with a million fighting men
Music by: Williams, Lois H.
Words by: Williams, Robert E.
P/P/D: Yamassee, S.C. : Williams & Williams Pub., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Walking the floor over you.
First Line: You left me and you went away you said that you'd be back in just a day
Chorus: Im walking the floor over you I can't sleep a wink, that is true
Music by: Tubb, Ernest.
Words by:
P/P/D: Hollywood, Calif. : American Music, Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: We go well together.
First Line: Ever since I was a kid I was taught one and one makes two
Chorus: Like coffee and cake eggs in a basket boat on a lake 'tisket a tasket
Music by: Kent, Arthur.
Words by: Robin, Sid.
P/P/D: New York : Regent Music Corporation, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: We've got to do it again.
First Line: We've got to do it again, we've got to do it again, for the sake of freedom, and all men
Chorus:
Music by: Simpson, G. Morgan.
Words by:
P/P/D: Baltimore : G. M. S. Music Pub. Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: What d'ya hear from your heart?
First Line: What a situation! No cooperation! Don't cha wanna cuddle with me?
Chorus: What d'ya hear from your heart? What 's the latest ballyhoo?
Music by: Arnold, Buddy, Jack Gould, and Betty Barton.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Where in the world.
First Line: Do you mind if I ask you some questions? Questions that explain this lovely glow
Chorus: Where in the world can a sunbeam at noon take the place of the moon
Music by: Austin, Ray.
Words by: Herrick, Paul, and Freddy Martin.
P/P/D: Hollywood, Calif. : Maestro Music Co., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Where's the captain's hat?
First Line: The gen'ral and his aides are waiting in the stand
Chorus: There'll be no parade today. Put your bugles and your drums away
Music by: Twomey, Kay, Robert Sour, and Lee Wainer.
Words by:
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Why cry baby?
First Line: Don't be a dope, while there's life there's always hope
Chorus: Why cry baby? It's an awful waste of time
Music by: Duning, George.
Words by: Hampton, Bill.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Why don't dreams come true.
First Line: My life is filled with dreams, with visions rich and rare
Chorus: All of the day I am dreaming and in the night time, too
Music by: Patten, George E.
Words by: Flood, John A.
P/P/D: New York : Jerry Vogel Music Co. Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: With a twist of the wrist.
First Line: What is this hold that you have over me? I'm always told that I act like a gosh-darned trilby
Chorus: With a twist of the wrist, with your lips that insist with that come magic and make me love you
Music by: Graham, Irvin.
Words by: Graham, Irvin.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: You and I.
First Line: Poet and musician sing the same old tune to the sweethearts that come and go
Chorus: Darling you and I know the reason why a summer sky is blue
Music by: Willson, Meredith.
Words by: Willson, Meredith.
P/P/D: Hollywood, California : Meredith Willson, c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: You are the lyric (To the love song in my heart).
First Line: When we met, I seemed to know it was more that just "hello"
Chorus: You are the lyric, to the love song, in my heart
Music by: Farley, Ed., and Jack Betzner.
Words by: Forrest, Ben.
P/P/D: New York : Forest Glen Music Pub., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: You should be set to music.
First Line: I have an idea for a hit song that ought to make me a million or two
Chorus: You are far to wonderful for any single heart alone
Music by: Graham, Irvin.
Words by: Graham, Irvin.
P/P/D: New York : Broadcast Music Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: You'll come back to me.
First Line: You are drifting away, day by day, day by day, and the dream I've been dreaming is o'er
Chorus: You'll come back to me I know you will some day
Music by: Edwards, Leo.
Words by: Cobb, Will D.
P/P/D: New York : Chas. K. Harris Pub. Co. Inc., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941

Title: Your lips are like champagne.
First Line: Champagne! Your lips are like champagne one sip and dreams being to haunt my brain
Chorus:
Music by: Stolz, Robert.
Words by: Eaton, Jimmy.
P/P/D: S.l. : Edward B. Marks Music Corp., c1941.
Location: SPC, KIRK PS 1940-1941


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