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This was written in 1928 by Rodgers and Hart, and yes, I realized too late that "bow" does not rhyme with "how", but yanno, I was reading the lyrics from this lyric website and they had "bow" instead of "bough" so I sang it that way. Of course, I could have gone back and changed that, but I've learned not to meddle with evidence involved in suspect situations like these. Lesson learned: never rely on lyric websites who advertise 6-pack abs in 6 days and cellulite miracle creams.

Thanks for listening!

Michael

Vocal: MJK with special guest Kookaloka "Buster" Mischibobb, world-famous rent collector.

Accompaniment: Al McPike and The Cliquot Club Eskimo Orchestra, mostly sober.

Artwork: This would have been a great magazine had it existed; it looks like something Dashiell Hammett would have written for.
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Uploaded: Sep 16, 2014 - 04:42:56 AM
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2014 - 02:55:52 AM Last Played: Jan 31, 2017 - 05:08:08 PM
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Warren Smith said 1070 days ago (September 16th, 2014)
A fine performance
Take a bough!
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michaeljayklein said 1070 days ago (September 17th, 2014)
Actually Warren...
...I could take that bough, get ahold of the person who wrote that lyric wrong and have him or her experience the continuous pounding of that apple tree limb upside his skull for three hours! Boy, dey got me dat time! Thanks again! Michael
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RAVENS said 1070 days ago (September 16th, 2014)
Whatta Rip Off!
Those rent collectors are all the same, yanno? Fabulous performance!! ~ Imps :)
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michaeljayklein said 1070 days ago (September 17th, 2014)
Impsie Baby!
So good to hear from you--thanks very much! Now, I'll send you 42 gumby pictures if you can figure out just where in hell Kookaloka the rent collector comes from--I know I can't (and no, he's not from the laundry down the street from you!) You take good care now--hope your new musical venture is working out for you guys. Michael
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Narad said 1070 days ago (September 17th, 2014)
You took advantage of me
Gorgeous vocals and interpretation ! Take an additional bough ! :)
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michaeljayklein said 1070 days ago (September 17th, 2014)
Thanks so much Mr. H
I certainly will take that additional bough--er, bow! You take care now and glad to hear from you, Michael
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4nglo said 1070 days ago (September 17th, 2014)
I should have....

You know Michael, if there's one thing I regret, it's that I didn't try to coax you into singing for me in person out on that plaza in downtown Minneapolis when we met for lunch and more that day. THAT would have been priceless.

*smirk*

Kidding aside, it's been rewarding to know you and and enjoy the music you have shared with us here.

God bless you my friend.

. - Harold

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michaeljayklein said 1069 days ago (September 18th, 2014)
I'll never forget that...
...nor how much trouble we had getting you cough back up that shot glass! But all seriousness aside Harold, it was delight to meet you; you are a seriously nice guy and yanno, now that I'm down here in Birmingham, you'll have to visit me sometime (but like not coming to Minneapolis in the winter, you may not want to be here in the summer--trust me on this!) So glad to hear from you--keep in there! Michael
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
God Bless You Harold
I hope you made your journey to a place where music resonates in the air and that you find yourself with many others who will be delighted to have you join them. I write this with great sadness as I realize I'd answered too late your beautifully kind words. It was such a wonderful time we spent together and I'll remember it always. PS: If they have a chair open for a vocalist up there, please save a spot for me! Rest in Peace Harold.
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KCsGROOVE said 1069 days ago (September 17th, 2014)
Advantage
Another showcase of your talents, Michael
great singing, humor
what more can I ask?
very much enjoyed!
KC
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michaeljayklein said 1069 days ago (September 18th, 2014)
Thanks so very much Cees
Always very pleased to have your ear--you take care now! Michael
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BirdmanWayne94 said 1069 days ago (September 18th, 2014)
Simply...
... brilliant.
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michaeljayklein said 1069 days ago (September 18th, 2014)
Yemen
Hey, thanks so much for your kind review; I very much appreciate it. Thanks for your message and I'm looking very forward to working with you my friend. Take good care now! Michael
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mystrag said 1069 days ago (September 18th, 2014)
those con artists...
I really enojyed this fine performance. I've been on and off here, but it's always nice to hear you singing. I may not catch all the subtleties in the lyrics, but your voice is a pleasure to my ears for sure. Cheers.
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
Hey
Thank you so very much! I've never sung this one before and usually the next time or 20 it gets better, so I hope I can make some improvements on this outing eventually. You take care now! Michael
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Bob Rodgers said 1068 days ago (September 18th, 2014)
Always
great to hear your vocals Michael and I have some catching up to do.....

Another fine piece of music with some excellent vocals, a great performance.
Enjoyed!

Bob
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FEEL said 1068 days ago (September 19th, 2014)
The new iOS 8 is really buggy
But I do really like this post. Like what I've grown to expect from you, another great delivery. A nice reincarnation, I wonder if there is a parallel. Thanks for sharing this.
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
John
John, I've had this deep spiritual conviction that I am the reincarnation of a prune Danish from around the 18th century, but yanno, these things are so hard to prove! Thank you so very much for coming by to listen. I hope you and your family the best kind of healing process there is; I know it's very, very rough. Best wishes, Michael
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egobandit said 1067 days ago (September 19th, 2014)
elbow from your ear
You let it flow, right in the rhythm , your mix is so clear you must have a great mike :) tops again!
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
Tim
Thanks greatly for those nice words Tim. Actually, I suspect there are some who wish my mic were so clear that it rendered my voice invisible. Hmmmmmmm...wait, that doesn't quite make sense. Oh well! You take care now! Michael
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thetiler said 1066 days ago (September 20th, 2014)
I LOVE HOW
YOU TAKE ME BACK IN TIME ! What a gift that is! That is what music is about. You have taught me how valuE it is to GO BACK IN TIME!

you do that so well ! WHAT A GREAT CONTRIBUTOR TO MJ!!!! You inspire me to become a better singer because you are so pro at at it and all the other precious stuff you do in adding to that! WaY tO Go Michael !!!
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
John
What a terrifically kind visit; thanks so very much, and it means a vast amount to me knowing what a tremendously talented musician and singer you are. Here's to more from us both! Michael
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kristyjo said 1066 days ago (September 20th, 2014)
Say hi to Al for me.
You had me smiling through the whole performance. Nice performance!
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
Al says "hi"
I had to arouse him from his usual stupor to deliver your message KristyJo, but I think he was conscious enough to understand me. We both thank you greatly!
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Relic67 said 1066 days ago (September 21st, 2014)
flies from a blind spider
great song, wonderful vocals as usual, enjoyed patented MJK schtick in the middle. applause!
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
Relic
Great hearing from you and I'm very much obliged to you for those uplifting remarks! You take care now! Michael
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Saltaireguru77 said 1065 days ago (September 22nd, 2014)
You took advantage of me
Another grin generator from MJK! Sometimes the best bits are when you go off campus and this one doesn't disappoint in that regard either! Sickeningly good, damn you.
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
Alexandro never did get his money...
...in fact, I gave his minion one of those key chains with a telescope on it that has a dirty picture in it when you look through it in lieu of the 50 cents, and he seemed content with that arrangement. You are too kind mate--thanks so very much! Cheers!
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PeterB7858 said 1063 days ago (September 23rd, 2014)
YOU TOOK ADVANTAGE OF ME
50 cents for the price of admission to this MJK classic is cheap at half the price. The money is on the way via Western Union :-) Thanks, Peter.
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michaeljayklein said 1063 days ago (September 24th, 2014)
Thanks Peter!
And I'm eagerly awaiting the arrival of that telegram! Wonderful as always to hear from you and I'm very humbled by your generous words. You take good care of yourself now! Michael
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VicDiesel said 1059 days ago (September 28th, 2014)
Advantage MJK!
You're a whole nightclub act all by yourself....
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davisamerica said 1058 days ago (September 28th, 2014)
Ya knuckle buster
..... Always amazed at how you nail these tunes...... The sound is vintage and authentic. Missed this one .... But not now...... Now give me my fifty cents 😉
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