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Baltimore Oriole Lyrics

"Baltimore Oriole" was written by Webster, Paul Francis/carmichael, Hoagy.
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Baltimore Oriole
Took one look at that mercury, forty below
No life for a lady
To be draggin' her feathers around in the snow

Leaving me blue, off she flew
To the Tangipaho, down in Louisiana
Where a two timin' Jaybird
Met the divine Miss O

I'd like to ruffle his plumage
That Baltimore Oriole
Messed around with that big guy
Till he singed her wings

Forgivin' is easy, it's a woman like, now and then
Could happen to thing
Send her back home
Home ain't home without her warbling

How she can sing
Make a lonely man happy, Baltimore Oriole
Come down from that bough

Send her back home, back home
Home ain't home without her warbling

How she can sing
Make a lonely man happy, Baltimore Oriole
Come down from that bough
Fly to your daddy now

Songwriters
WEBSTER, PAUL FRANCIS/CARMICHAEL, HOAGY

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Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Peermusic Publishing

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