CAB-ARABIAN NIGHTS

CAB-ARABIAN NIGHTS
Song
Earl Carroll
Earl Carroll
M. Witmark & Sons
So Long Letty
Starmer
Only the cover and first page.

From the show “So Long Letty,” book by Oliver Morosco and Elmer Harris, songs by Earl Carroll.

Confusion of the Middle East “Hindoo” character, although the second verse mentions a mosque, not a temple.

Alla Balla Balloo
Was a Turkish Hindoo,
And he dressed up to look
Like you see in the book[;]
That they call “Arab’an Nights”
And he was one of those Tan-….

CHORUS:

There was one whiskered man,
By the name of Khayyam,
In the mosque, he was there,
Always doubled in pray’r,
He was never off his knees,
For he was Holy as Sweit-….

CAB-ARABIAN NIGHTS