Ukulele Lady

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"Ukulele Lady"
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Published 1925
Language English
Recorded by Frank Crumit[1]
Bette Midler
Arlo Guthrie

"Ukulele Lady" is a popular standard, an old evergreen song by Gus Kahn and Richard A. Whiting. Published in 1925, the song was first made famous by Vaughn De Leath.

It has been recorded by The Paul Whiteman Orchestra with vocals by The Southern Fall Colored Quartet on June 12 1925, Peter Sellers, Arlo Guthrie on his album Hobo's Lullaby, and was performed by Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy in the second season of The Muppet Show.

Bette Midler first performed the song live in the 1997 TV special "Diva Las Vegas" as a tribute to her native Hawaii. Midler later recorded the song for her album Bathhouse Betty

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frank Crumit 'The Gay Caballero" [1]

External links[edit]

Ukulele Lady by The Paul Whiteman Orchestra at redhotjazz.com http://www.redhotjazz.com/Songs/Whiteman/ukulelel.ram