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Posted by Bob on June 21, 2003

In Reply to: Re: "Flat Foot Floogy" posted by Bob on June 21, 2003

: : Does anyone know the first couple of lines of the this 1940s tune: lyrics "Flat Foot Floogy"? I couldn't find it online.

: : And, yes, this is a serious request.

: Transcribed from vocals by Fats Waller, recorded August 21, 1938;
: From Fats Waller, 1938, Chronological Classics 913.

:
: Oh, the flat foot floogie with a floy, floy,
: Flat foot floogie with a floy, floy,
: Flat foot floogie with a floy, floy,
: Floy doy, floy doy, floy doy.

: Yeah, yeah yeah, byah, oh, baby!
: Yeah, byah, byah, oh, baby!
: Yeah, byah, byah, oh, baby!
: Yeah, byah, byah!

: Whenever your cares are chronic,
: Just tell the world, "go hang,"
: You'll find a greater tonic,
: If you go on swingin' with the gang!

: Flat foot floogie with a floy, floy,
: Flat foot floogie with a floy, floy,
: Floy, floy, floy, yeah!
: Send me on out there!

: [Shouting and muttering to the band.]

: Whenever your cares are chronic,
: Just tell the world, "go hang,"
: You'll find a greater tonic,
: If you go on stumblin' with the gang!
: Hey, hey, hey, yes, yes!

: Well, all right then; get those floy-floys straight!

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