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Johnnie Ray – To Ev'ry Girl - To Ev'ry Boy (The Meaning… lyrics

Walkin' My Baby Back Home
-Artist: Nat King Cole
-peak Billboard position #8 in 1952
-Words and Music by Roy Turk and Fred Ahlert in 1930
-charted in 1931 by Nick Lucas (#8), Ted Weems (also #8), the Charleston
-Chasers (#15), and Lee Morse (#18).
-also charted in 1952 by Johnnie Ray at # 4
-title song from the 1953 film starring Donald O'Connor, Janet Leigh, Buddy
-Hackett, and Scatman Crothers

Gee, it's great after bein' out late
Walkin' my baby back home
Arm in arm over meadow and farm
Walkin' my baby back home
We go 'long harmonizing a song
Or I'm recitin' a poem
Owls go by and they give me the eye
Walkin' my baby back home
We stop for a while, she gives me a smile
And snuggles her head on my chest
We start in to pet and that's when I get
Her talcum all over my vest
After I kinda straighten my tie
She has to borrow my comb
Once kiss then I continue again
Walkin' my baby back home

She's 'fraid of the dark so I have to park
Outside of her door till it's light
She says if I try to kiss her she'll cry
I dry her tears all through the night
Hand in hand to a barbecue stand
Right from her doorway we roam
Eats and then it's a pleasure again
Walkin' my baby
Talkin' my baby
Lovin' my baby
I don't mean maybe
Walkin' my babyback home

Transcribed by Robin Hood



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/johnnie_ray/to_evry_girl_to_evry_boy_the_meaninghellip.html

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