Copyright, 1897. by Consolidated Music Pub Ass'n.
Words by Andrew It. Sterling. Music by Harry von Tilzer.
Down on the East side, there lives a girl that's known for blocks around;
She is the neatest, the dearest and sweetest that ever could be found;
The boys they admire-but Johnnie McGuire is seen with her each day;
And when they're parting at the door, you're sure to hear him say:
Oh, Minnie McAvoy, dearly I love you,
I'll be your steady boy, always good and true;
Come now, answer yes, do not be so coy,
I'll jump for joy, if you'll say I'm your boy, Minnie McAvoy.
She is so bashful, all the boys they seem to love her so;
She will not tarry with Tom, Dick or Harry, for Johnnie is her beau; [May.
To-day the news spread that these 2 would soon wed in the merry month of
And when the wedding bells ring out, no more he'll have to say:-Chor.