[Recorded July 18, 1963, Los Angeles]
Benny: Nathan, I cannot believe that a number one businessman like you
Has fallen in love with his own fiance.
Nathan: Alright, so Adelaide is my weakness, can't you be tolerant that I should have a weakness?
Because this weakness is a sad condition that affects guys all over the world?.
Look, what's playing at the Roxy?
I'll tell you what's playing in the Roxy.
A picture about a Minnesota man so in love with a Mississippi girl,
That he sacrifices everything and moves all the way to Malacksy.
That's what's playing at the Roxy.
Benny: What's in the daily news? I'll tell what's in the daily news.
Story about a guy who bought his wife a small ruby,
With what otherwise would have been his union dues.
That's what's on the daily news.
Nicely: What's happening all over? I'll tell you what is happening all over.
Guys sitting home before the television set who used to be something of a rover.
That is what's happening all over.
All: What is the thing that has licked 'em?
Nathan: And it looks like I am just another victim.
Yes sir, when you see a guy reach for stars in the sky,
You can bet that he's doing it for some doll
When you spot a john waiting out in the rain,
Chances are he's insane, as only a john can be for a jane.
When you meet a gent paying all kinds of rent
For a flat that could flatten the Taj Mahal,
Call it bad, call it funny, but it's better than even money,
That's the guy that's only doing it for some doll.
When you see a Joe, saving half of his dough,
You can bet they'll be minting it for some doll,
When a bum buys wine like a bum can't afford,
It's a cinch that the bum is unde