Man with the Mandolin

Glenn MillerBuy this song

Glenn Miller

Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – missing in action December 15, 1944) was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known Big Bands. Miller's notable recordings… more »

Deedely dumb dumb dumb, Deedely dumb dumb, 
(this is the mandolin playing the melody)
Here comes the man with the mandolin.
(Mandolin playing melody again)

He'll cheer you up 'till your ship comes in.
 Loveable old fellow playing an old tune,
He comes 'round every afternoon
 Raggedy old minstrel, wearing a big grin,

You'll love the man with the mandolin.
All the kids foller, all the kids holler 
To the windows above.
 Mamma throw a nickle and the man wil tick

A little tune we love.
(mandolin plays melody again)
Open your heart let the music in.
(mandolin again)
 There goes the man with the mandolin.


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