The Good-Time Girl

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"The Good-Time Girl" aka "The V.D. Polka" is a song from the musical Over Here!, which opened on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre (Broadway) on March 6, 1974. It was sung by Patty Andrews in a U.S.O. style parody similar to Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Honey Bun" from South Pacific. In the song Andrews warns the GIs to beware of the "Good Time Girl" because:

The song was written by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman.

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Ten years prior to Over Here!, in 1964, the Sherman Brothers wrote "The North Pole Polka" for Walt Disney's Mary Poppins. "The North Pole Polka" was a much more gentle song than "The V.D. Polka". The former was about Polar Bears dancing in the snow. That song was eventually dropped from the Mary Poppins score, however.

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