Mudcat Café message #80218 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11034   Message #80218
Posted By: Penny S.
20-May-99 - 05:34 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: One Two Three O'Lairy (Count Basie, 1940)
Subject: RE: Jazz Lyric '1 2 3 O'Lairy' - Count Basie 1940
I heard, as a child, in the South East, "One two three a-lairy, my ball's in the airy". So it went with ball games. But as I was hopelessly clumsy with those games, and no-one would teach me them, that's all I know.