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Re: Source page w/ cheerful pic of Fats Waller

Posted by ESC on June 21, 2003

In Reply to: Source page w/ cheerful pic of Fats Waller 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!

: http://www.heptune.com/lyrics/flatfoot.html

Thank you, thank you!!