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ME-OW Song Words by Harry D. Kerr Music by Mel B. Kaufman


ME-OW

Words by
HARRY D. KERR

Music by
MEL KAUFMAN


Joe Brown's wife was lonesome and blue,
She wanted some kind of pet;
All day she cried, until he sighed,
"I'll search around the city
Till I find a kitty;
So he brought one home just to see
If it would be company,
They made him a bed, out in the shed,
Happily "good-night" then was said, but

CHORUS
All night long Angora sang his song,
Me-ow, Me-ow,
He gave a cabaret, but just one tune he'd play,
Me-ow, somehow,
"Wifey's longing for company
Changed, while he sang on merrily
That ever taunting growl,
That ever haunting howl,
Me-ow, Me-ow.


All next day they gave him away,
But ev'ry time he came back;
A thing or two, Angora knew,
Each night upon the railing
You could hear him wailing;
All the neighbors were kept awake,
So they took him to the lake,
Twice they had him drowned, next day, no sound,
Then they went to bed all around, but

CHORUS
All night long Angora sang his song,
Me-ow, Me-ow,
He gave a cabaret, but just one tune he'd play,
Me-ow, somehow,
Folks say death and taxes are sure,
But Angora's song will endure,
When Angel Gabriel blows,
You'll hear that cat of Joe's,
Me-ow, Me-ow.


Copyright MCMXIX by Sam Fox Publishing Co., Cleveland, O.
International Copyright Secured Copyright Canada
Copyright for Europe and British Empire (excluding Canada) Boxworth & Co., London.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1927.


The author died in 1957, 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.