Botch-A-Me

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"Botch-a-Me" is a popular song, written in 1940. The original Italian version ("Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina") by Alberto Rabagliati was written by Riccardo Morbelli (words) and Luigi Astore (music). English lyrics were written by Eddie Stanley. Baciami in Italian means "kiss me". The song was popularized by Rosemary Clooney in 1952. The recording was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 39767. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on June 20, 1952 and lasted 17 weeks on the chart, peaking at number two. The Rosemary Clooney version appears in season one of the TV show Mad Men, as well as the Mad Men, Vol. 1 album. 


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1997
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Botch-a-me
I'll-botcha you and ev'rything goes crazy

Bah-bah, botch-a-me, bambino
Bah-bah-bo, bo, boca piccolino
When you kiss me and I'm a-kissa you
Tra-la-la-la-la-loo

Bah-bah, botch-a-me, my baby
Bah-bah-bo, bo, just say "Yes" and maybe
If-a you squeeze me and I'm a-squeeza you
Tra-la-la-la-la-loo

Bee-oo, bye-oh, bee-oo, boo
Won't you botch-a-, botch-a-me
Bee-oo, bye-oh, bee-oo, boo
When you botch-a-me
I a-botcha you and ev'rything goes crazy

Bah-bah, botch-a-me, bambino
Bah-bah-bo, bo, boca piccolino
And then we will raise a great big family
Tra-la-la-la-la-lee

Botch-a-me
I'll-botcha you and ev'rything goes crazy
Bah-bah, botch-a-me, my baby
Bah-bah-bo, bo, just say "Yes" and maybe
If-a you squeeze me and I'm a-squeeza you
Tra-la-la-la-la-loo

Bee-oo, bye-oh, bee-oo, boo
Won't you botch-a, botch-a-me "Kiss me"
Bee-oo, bye-oh, bee-oo, boo
When you botch-a-me
I a-botcha you
"C'mon a-you, kissa me, eh"

Bah-bah, botch-a-me, bambino
Bah-bah-bo, bo, boca piccolino
And then we will raise a great big family
Tra la la la la
Bee-oo, bye-oh, bee-oo, boo
Botch-a-me, bambino, botch-a-me

"That's nice"

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Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the novelty hit "Come On-a My House" written by William Saroyan and his cousin Ross Bagdasarian (better known as David Seville, the father figure of Alvin and the Chipmunks), which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-Me" (a cover version of the Italian song Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina by Alberto Rabagliati), "Mambo Italiano", "Tenderly", "Half as Much", "Hey There" and "This Ole House", although she had success as a jazz vocalist. Clooney's career languished in the 1960s, partly due to problems related to depression and drug addiction, but revived in 1977, when her White Christmas co-star Bing Crosby asked her to appear w… more »

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Written by: LUIGI ASTORE, RICCARDO MORBELLI

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