Rhode Island Is Famous for You

Dick Haymes, Martha TiltonBuy this song

Dick Haymes

Richard Benjamin "Dick" Haymes (September 13, 1918 – March 28, 1980) was an actor and singer. He was one of the most popular male vocalists of the 1940s and early 1950s. He was the older brother of Bob Haymes, who was an actor, television host, and songwriter. more »

Copper comes from Arizona  Peaches come from Georgia 
And lobsters come from Maine 
The wheat fields 
Are the sweet fields of Nebraska 
And Kansas gets bonanzas from the grain 

Old whiskey comes from old Kentucky 
Ain't the country lucky
New Jersey gives us glue
And you, you come from Rhode Island
And little old Rhode Island 
Is famous for you

 Cotton comes from Lou-siana
 Gophers from Montana 
And spuds from Idaho 
They plow land 
In the cow land of Missour-a
 Where most beef meant 
For roast beef seems to grow

 Grand canyons come from Colorad-a
Gold comes from Nevada  Divorces also do
And you, you come from Rhode Island
 Little old Rhode Island 
Is famous for you

 Pencils come from Pennsylvania 
Vest from Vest Virginia 
And Tents from Tent-esee
They know mink where they grow 
Mink in Wyo-mink
A camp chair in New Hamp-chair 
That's for me

And minnows come Minnesota  Coats come from Dakota 
But why should you be blue?
For you, you come from Rhode Island
Don't let them ride Rhode Island
It's famous for you

Written by: ARTHUR SCHWARTZ, HOWARD DIETZ

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