Coll. by Cornelia Bowman Transc. by MCP
Mrs. Lee Pershall Evansville, Ark. January 13, 1960
Reel 336, Item 10
A Happy Girl
Such a happy girl am I,
And I'll tell you the reason why,
'Tis because I'm engaged to such a dear,
He comes almost every day,
And before he goes away,
These are the words he always whispers in my ear: Chorus:
Goodby, my darling, I must leave you,
Just one more kiss before I go,
I'll be back tomorrow night,
If I do not come, I'll write,
Just a word to let my little darling know.
lie has teeth as white as pearl,
He has such a darling curl,
But his name I will never tell,
He's the joy of my life, And I mean to be his wife,
And these words I shall no longer have to hear: Chorus.
So, young ladies, when you find,
A lover true and kind,
You must always happy be, I am sure,
It's so nice to have a beau That will pet and love you so,
And he'll kiss you when he leaves you at the door.
And young gentlemen, remember this,
She expects a sweeter kiss,
And a word or two like this before you go:
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