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.


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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