By: Bruce Cole
Posted: July 1, 2011
This article appeared in: Vol. XI, Number 3 - Summer 2011
Groucho Marx sang it in at the circus in 1939, and the young Virginia Weidler, playing Dinah Lord, sang it in the great movie The Philadelphia Story a year later. It was already a classic. I mean Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg's "Lydia the Tattooed Lady": Lydia, oh Lydia, ...
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