American Old Time Song Lyrics: 06 The Dandy Dude
Theater, Music-Hall, Nostalgic, Irish & Historic Old Songs, Volume 6
THE DANDY DUDE.
Sung by Miss Ella Wesner.
I'm the kind of swell you see,
On Pall Mall or dear Paree;
My waist is slim, my pants are tight,
They say my togs makes my head light;
My name was Boggs, but it I changed
To Clarence Vere de Vere Le Grange;
I'm always in a happy mood,
For I'm a bon ton dandy dude.
I'm a swell you plainly see,
The other dudes copy me;
Though I lisp, I'm never rude,
For I'm the model of the dandy dude.
I like the girls, but I admit
I don't like the horrid men a bit;
I'm the pet of my mamma,
And the ladies think I'm lar dee da.
From boots to hat I dress an fait,
Ain't he immense the ladies say;
When they say he's charming, they allude
To the styles and turnout of this dude. - Chorus.
I love to flirt with the dear girls,
To tap their chins and muss their curls;
A lovely mash I always get,
For somehow I'm the ladies' pet.
Which they like most, I can not say,
Whether my good looks or my winning way;
I mingle not with the vulgar brood,
For I'm a lar dee da dee dandy dude.-Chorus.