Bombo. Dirty hands! Dirty face!
Monaco, James V., 1885-1945. “Bombo. Dirty hands! Dirty face!.” Digital Gallery. BGSU University Libraries, 16 June 2020, digitalgallery.bgsu.edu/collections/item/33994. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.
|Title||Bombo. Dirty hands! Dirty face!|
|Dirty hands! dirty face! / lyric by Al Jolson, Clarke & Leslie music by James V. Monaco|
|Subject||Jolson, Al, 1886-1950 -- Portraits|
|Revues -- Excerpts -- Vocal scores with piano|
|Popular music -- 1921-1930|
|Description||From the musical revue Bombo|
|For voice and piano|
|Cover illustration: Drawing of a young boy in a cap / Barbelle inset photograph of Al Jolson|
|Verso of cover: Excerpt of Maggie (Yes! Ma'am!)|
|Back cover: Excerpt of Old yeller dog of mine|
|Creator||Monaco, James V., 1885-1945|
|Publisher||New York : Clarke & Leslie Songs, Inc.|
|Contributor||Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Bombo|
|Jolson, Al, 1886-1950. Lyricist.|
|Clarke, Grant. Lyricist.|
|Leslie, Edgar. Lyricist.|
|Barbelle, 1888-1957. Illustrator.|
|Alternative Title||First line of text: Wonderful pals are always hard to find|
|Is Part Of||Sheet Music Collection, Music Library and Bill Schurk Sound Archives, University Libraries, Bowling Green State University|
VERSE 01: Wonderful pals are always hard to find,/Some folks have one,/Some folks have none/I was alone for years, but fate was kind/And in the end,/Sent me a friend/Altho’ he’s not much higher than my knee,/Still he’s the greatest thing on earth to me.VERSE 02: When stars are peeping I tuck him to sleep,/With lullabies,/To close his eyes/He prays the Lord his little soul to keep/And Daddy’s, too,/That thrills me through/And tho’ he hardly knows his A. B. C./When he says Dad Oh! What that means to me.CHORUS: Dirty hands, Dirty face, leads the neighbors a chase but his smile, is as cute as can be/Making noise, breaking toys, always fight, with the boys, but his eyes are a vision to see./And when my work is done,/Coming home to the setting sun, from the gate he starts to run,/Then I kiss my boy./Dirty Hands, Dirty face/Little Devil they say, but to me he’s an angel of joy.
|Original Format||1 vocal score (5 pages) 31 cm|