American Old Time Song Lyrics: 35 It Takes A Girl To Do It Every Time

Theater, Music-Hall, Nostalgic, Irish & Historic Old Songs, Volume 35

Home Songster main V01 V02 V03 V04 V05 V06 V07 V08 V09 V10 V11 V12 V13 V14 V15 V16 V17 V18 V19 V20 V21 V22 V23 V24 V25 V26 V27 V28 V29 V30 V31 V32 V33 V34 V35 V36 V37 V38 V39 V40 V41 V42 V43 V44 V45 V46 V47 V48 V49 V50 V51 V52 V53 V54 V55 V56 V57 V58 V59 V60 V61 Support Search

Share page  Visit Us On FB

It Takes a Girl to Do It Every Time.
Copyright, 1891, by Hitchcock & McCargo Co.
Written and Composed by Matt C. Woodward.

If you ask a man to tell you all about the human race,
He will make you think the men are quite supreme;
Yet although the girls are weaker, they can always find a place,
For they re never quite so simple as they seem.
A man is not content unless a jewel he can flash,
Then he thinks that his appearance is sublime;
But to make him pawn his diamonds And turn them into cash,
Why, it takes a girl to do it every time.

That "marriage is a failure," you will hear the men exclaim,
And they call it penal servitude for life;
Yet I notice that they always seem to get there just the same,
For they find it hard to live without a wife.
But when it comes to keeping house, the husband knows a heap,
And at lighting kitchen fires he's simple prime;
But to stop the baby howling, and to send it off to sleep,
Why, it takes a girl to do It every time.

When men tread on each other's toes they very seldom smile,
But the air is blue for many miles around;
If you brush the hair the wrong way on a fellow's Sunday tile,
The atmosphere with thunder will resound.
But let a man upset his soup upon a lady's cloak,
Though she feels inclined to perpetrate a crime,
Yet a frown is not becoming, so she treats it as a joke,
But it takes a girl to do it every t me.

There are certain things a man can always do with easy grace,
Such as borrowing a dollar bill or two,
But to take a lady shopping, And to wear a pleasant face,
Is a thing a man can very seldom do.
Do you think a man would shopping go from two o'clock till ten
With nothing in his pocket but a dime?
Would he make them show him all the goods, then say he'll call again?
No, it takes a girl to do it every time.

'Tis evening, and the patient wife Is waiting for her hub,
Who tells her that his business keeps him late;
But at that very moment you should near him at the club
Saying, "Hang it, boys, it does her good to wait!"
At last he makes a track for home with many a roll and lurch,
And he tumbles down the stairs he meant to climb, )
And his little wife believes him when he says he's been to church,
Oh, it takes a girl to do it every time.
Download music lyrics PDF file For Printing with (no ads)
Download music lyrics in RTF file For editing / printing with Word and other editing software.
Download music lyrics as PNG Graphic file For inclusion in DTP etc.