Whose Baby Are You?

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Whose Baby Are You?  (1920) 
by Jerome Kern (music) and Anne Caldwell (lyrics)
Song from the musical The Night Boat.
Sheet music cover

[Verse]

(HE) When talking to a little girl like you,
I feel so overgrown
Away up here alone, all alone
I can't express exactly what I mean,
The Idea's leave my bean, when I think maybe
I am talking, to a baby

[Burthen]

Whose baby are you, dear,
Whose baby are you?
Whose little girl
Who loves ev'ry curl,
Who'll own your smile
as you walk down the aisle
with him
Who'll I give the ring to,
Who'll swear to be true blue
Who is saving up his dough
to buy a little bungalow
Whose lovey love,
Whose honey bug,
Whose baby are you.

[Verse]

(SHE) Just like the Woolworth Building you must be
What a catastrophe
If you should fall on me, little me,
Though 'way up in the sky above me there,
What do I care though dignified you maybe,
Still at heart you're just a baby

[Burthen]

Whose baby are you, dear,
Whose baby are you?
Whose 'ittle boy
Whose his mama's joy,
Who'll own your smile
as you walk down the aisle
with her
Who'll you give the ring to,
Who'll swear to be true blue
Who has bought a little book,
and punkin pie will learn to cook
Whose lovey love,
Whose honey bug,
Whose baby are you.
This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1945, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.