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Minnie The Moocher Lyrics

from How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway

"Minnie The Moocher" is track #1 on the album How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway. It was written by Mills, Irving / Calloway, Cab / Gaskill, Clarence.
"Minnie The Moocher" is track #1 on the album How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway. It was written by Mills, Irving / Calloway, Cab / Gaskill, Clarence.

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Folks, here's a story about Minnie the Moocher
She was a red hot hoochie-koocher
She was the roughest, toughest frail
But Minnie had a heart as big as a whale

Hidee hidee hidee hi
Oh oh oh oh
Hee dee hee dee hee dee hee
Yeah yeah yeah yeah

She messed around with a bloke named Smoky
She loved him though he was cokey
He took her down to Chinatown
And he showed her how to kick the gong around

Hidee hidee hidee hi
Oh oh oh oh
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Oh ho ho ho

She had a dream about the King of Sweden
He gave her things that she was needin'
He gave her a home built of gold and steel
A diamond car with platinum wheels

Hidee hidee hidee hidee hidee hidee hi
Hodee hodee hodee hodee hodee oh
Skeedle a booka diki biki skeedly beeka gookity woop
A booriki booriki booriki Hoy

He gave her his townhouse and his racing horses
Each meal she ate was a dozen courses
She had a million dollars worth of nickels and dimes
She sat around and counted them all a million times

Hidee hidee hidee hi
Hooh whoaa oh oh whoa
Hidee hidee hidee hi

Poor Min, Poor Min, Poor Min

Songwriters
MILLS, IRVING / CALLOWAY, CAB / GASKILL, CLARENCE

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