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Thread #11034   Message #3515174
Posted By: GUEST
15-May-13 - 12:56 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: One Two Three O'Lairy (Count Basie, 1940)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: One Two Three O'Lairy (Count Basie, 1940)
When I was little, my grandma, whose mother and father were Italian (she must have learned it as a child in America), would play a patty-cake-like game with me and sing:

"1, 2, 3 O'Leary, my first name is Mary,
I received my confirmation on the day of Declaration!"