My Melancholy Baby
(1912)
George Norton (w), Ernie Burnett (m)
My Melancholy Baby
George A. Norton (w), Ernie Burnett (m)
1911
VERSE 1
Come sweetheart mine,
Don't sit and pine,
Tell me of the cares tht make you feel so blue.
What have I done?
Answer me Hon',
Have i ever said an unkind word to you?

My love is true,
And just for you,
I'd do almost anything at any time.
Dear, when you sigh
Or when you cry,
Something seems to grip this very heard of mine.
CHORUS
Come to me, my melancholy baby,
Cuddle up and don't be blue;
All your fears are foolish fancy, maybe,
You know, dear, that I'm in love with you.
Ev'ry cloud must have a silver lining,
Wait until the sun shines through.
Smile my honey dear, while I kiss away each tear,
Or else I shall be melancholy too.
VERSE 2
Birds in the trees,
Whispering breeze,
Should not fall to lull you into peaceful dreams.
So tell me why
Sadly you sigh,
Sitting at the window where the pale moon beams.

You shouldn't grieve,
Try and believe,
Life is always sunshine when the heart beats true;
Be of good cheer,
Smile thro' your tears,
When you're sad it makes me feel the same as you.
CHORUS (repeat)
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Ginny Sims W Lou Bring OrchestraARA146-AARA1173
Chick Bullock And His Levee LoungersBanner33467A17529
The Original Indiana FiveBanner7027A7392
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Swing BilliesBluebirdB7161-
Freddie RoseBrunswick3768-
Dave Rubinoff (Violin)Brunswick3834-
The Pied PipersCapitol10159
Eddy DuchinColumbia38427CO37979
Ted Lewis And His OrchestraDecca24967-
Bill SnyderDecca28192-82788
Crazy OttoDecca29449-DGG87228
Chick Bullock & His OrchestraOkeh626129223
Levee LoungersPathé Actuelle36745
Perry ComoRCA Victor20-3066
Chick Bullock's Levee LoungersRomeo253317529
Ray Bloch & His OrchestraSignature15163-B561
Richard GreenVocalion15659
07/05/1925Indiana FiveBanner60327392
07/19/1927Lou Connor's CollegiansOriole963-B7392
07/19/1927Lou Connor's CollegiansOriole1156-7392
07/19/1927Original Indiana FiveRegal8356-7392
09/14/1927Gene AustinVictor24640-39177
09/14/1927Gene AustinVictor21015-B39177
12/12/1927Scrappy [Harold] LambertBanner61567658
12/12/1927Lambert,HaroldConqueror70247658
12/12/1927Larry Holton (H.Lambert)Oriole1109-7658
12/12/1927Harold LambertRegal8464-7658
12/17/1927Levee LoungersPerfect1492610797-?
12/28/1927Goodrich BroadcastersCameo81032769
12/28/1927Goodrich BroadcastersRomeo5262769
01/03/1928All-Star OrchestraVictor21212-B41512
01/14/1928Andy Sannella Allstar TrioHarmony574-H145513
01/14/1928Andy Sannella Allstar TrioVelvet Tone1574-V145513
03/03/1928Bernie Cummings & His OrchestraBrunswick3818-E26784
03/07/1928The Charleston ChasersColumbia1335-DW145726
03/15/1928Frank Ferera's HawaiiansBanner70727857
03/15/1928Morton,LillianOkeh41016-400147
03/16/1928Hawaiian SerenadersOriole1192-7857
03/17/1928Ferera's Hawaiian SerenadersRegal8529-7857
04/24/1928Dorsey Brothers OrchestraOkeh41032-400634
10/22/1929Savannah Syncopators (Noone)Brunswick7124-C4687
03/16/1932Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra; Ella FitzgeraldParlophoneR 2868B18830
05/08/1934Mildred Bailey and her OrchestraParlophoneR 262222906
09/04/1934Isham Jones & His OrchestraDecca754-B38526
03/15/1935Al BowlyVictor25007-89327
04/10/1935Joe Haymes & His OrchestraBluebirdB5918-89544
05/10/1935Chick Bullock's Levee LoungersMelotoneM1343417529
05/10/1935Chick Bullock & Levee LoungersOriole3159-17529
05/10/1935Chick Bullock's Levee LoungersPerfect16131A17529
05/10/1935Chick BullockVocalion440217529
09/20/1935Lightcrust DoughboysVocalion3141DAL109
03/17/1936Teddy Wilson And His OrchestraBrunswick7729-18830
03/17/1936Teddy Wilson & His OrchestraColumbia35862B18830
03/24/1936Henry Busse & His OrchestraDecca1015-BC90650
11/18/1936Benny Goodman QuartetVictor25473-B03063
10/18/1937Radio Rhythm Club SextetParlophoneR 2826CE10842
04/12/1938Jimmie Lunceford & His OrchestraBrunswick80151-63586
04/12/1938Jimmie Lunceford & His OrchestraDecca1808-A63586
05/09/1938Mildred Bailey & Her OrchestraVocalion447422906
05/28/1938Benny Goodman & His OrchestraVictor25880-23509
10/29/1938Vernon Geyer (Organ Solo)BluebirdB10147-28758
12/12/1938Bing Crosby & J S Trotter OrchestraDecca2289-ADLA1633
12/12/1938Bing Crosby & J S Trotter OrchestraDecca3542-BDLA1633
12/12/1938Bing CrosbyDecca25366-DLA1633
01/12/1939Dick Robertson & His OrchestraDecca2276-A64888
03/22/1939Quintet Of Hot Club Of FranceDecca23261-HPP4973
10/06/1939Red Nichols & 5 PenniesBluebirdB10593-B041717
01/29/1940Glenn Miller and his OrchestraBluebirdB10665-B46736
03/26/1940Doris Rhodes W Joe SullivanColumbia35548CO27093
09/13/1940Elvira RiosDecca21195-B68094
04/03/1941Earl Hines (Piano)Victor27562-63334
06/10/1941Kate SmithColumbia36524CO30629
10/06/1941Harry James & his OrchestraColumbia36434CO31410
10/30/1941Kate SmithColumbia36443CO31629
02/09/1942Joe Reichman & His OrchestraVictor27882-71782
01/27/1944Phil BakerDecca23502-71711
01/12/1945Joe Marsala SeptetBlack & White18-BW 72
01/29/1945Frank SinatraColumbia38287HCO1257
10/18/1946Sam Donohue & His OrchestraCapitol3571253
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