[Dixielandjazz] My favorite jazz waltz

Burt Wilson futurecon at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 20 08:33:48 PDT 2005

My favorite jazz waltz is the "SOS Song." This was done by "Cliffie Stewart
and his Bora Bora Lounge Boys" (oftimes called the "San Francisco Boys" in
the 1940's. It goes..

I'm sending an S-O-S to you
di-di-dit, da-da-da-di-di-dit
I always do when I'm feeling blue
di-di-dit, da-da-da-di-di-dit
I stay up nights, sending Morse code
For you, I'll send, Ice Cream a la mode
I'm sending an S-O-S to you
di-di-dit, da-da-da-di-di-dit, that's it!

Great crowd pleaser if you can get them to sing the code with you.

Burt Wilson

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