RAJAH GLIDE

RAJAH GLIDE
RAJAH GLIDE
Song
Jean Schwartz
Wm. Jerome
Jerome & Schwartz Publishing Co., New York
The Ham Tree
J. Dolly
Jon Cort presents McIntyre and Heath in a revival of their great musical comedy success “The Ham Tree.” Book by Geo. V Hobart, staged by Ned Wayburn.“Bombashay” (or “bombershay”) is also known as a “toe clip” in tap dancing.

Music entrancing spooning and dancing
Come love and linger by my side,
Come on my oriental pride
Come love and do the Rajah glide,
Billing and cooing, dreaming and wooing,
Come dear and dance the night away,
Love on until the break o’ day
Doing the Rajah Glide.

CHORUS:
When old Egypt starts a-swaying
oriental hearts are playing
Love melodies
Float through the trees
Cupid starts your soul a-dreaming
In our eye the love-light’s beaming
Beaming for you, only you, honest true
Music sets your heart afire
Burning with a sweet desire
Prancing along
Dancing along
Good-bye care and good-bye sorrow
No one thinks about tomorrow
Doing that dreamy Rajah Glide.

Something reclining
Soft arms entwining
Come on and bombashay, my dear,
Breathe honey words into my ear
Rajah’s [sic] have nothing to fear,
Egypt’s fair daughters have kingly courters
My heart with love just fairly teems
Come one and wake me from my dreams
Doing the Rajah Glide.

Egypt
RAJAH GLIDE