Grandsons and Granddaughters
for a wonderful Grandma!

David Aaron, Joey Gabriel,
Geoffrey Timothy, Matthew Ian Kirk Welch



David Aaron, age 17
Looking fine!
or was that...
Looking for girls?




3 year old Joey
Calm and collected as always!




Timmy at 2
Ready and raring to go!




Perfection -- at last!
Matthew Ian Kirk Welch



Joshua and sis Hollie
A pair of Aces!



Private First Class
Keith Welch


Cheri, April and Kelly
Three beauties


Eldest Grandson Jim
w/Joey at 1 year of age




Aunt LaLa with Joey and Timmy! Uncle Dan with Joey and Timmy!


Our family angel
John Mark Grant Solomon Welch



Eight terrific Grandboys and four Grandgirls!

 

Button Up Your Overcoat

Listen, big boy,
Now that you got me made,
Goodness, but I'm afraid,
Somethin's gonna happen to you!
Listen, big boy,
You gotta be hooked, and how,
I would die if I should lose you now!

Button up your overcoat,
When the wind is free,
Take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!

Eat an apple every day,
Get to bed by three,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!

Be careful crossing streets, ooh-ooh,
Cut out sweets, ooh-ooh,
Lay off meat, ooh-ooh,
You'll get a pain and ruin your tum-tum!

Wear your flannel underwear,
When you climb a tree,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!

Button up your overcoat,
When the wind is free,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!
Boop-boop-a-doop!

When you sass a traffic cop,
Use diplomacy;
Just take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!

Beware of frozen funds, ooh-ooh,
Stocks and bonds, ooh-ooh,
Dockside thugs, ooh-ooh,
You'll get a pain and ruin your bankroll!

Keep the spoon out of your cup,
When you're drinking tea,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!

Don't sit on hornet's tails, ooh-ooh!
Or on nails, ooh-ooh!
Or third rails, ooh-ooh!
You'll get a pain and ruin your tum-tum!

Keep away from bootleg hooch
When you're on a spree,
Oh, take good care of yourself,
You belong to me!


(DeSylva, Brown, Henderson)
Transcribed from vocals by Helen Kane, recorded 1/30/1929,
from the musical "Follow Through,"
From Helen Kane, the Original 'Boop-Boop a-Doop' Girl: Great Original Performances 1928 - 1930; Robert Parker's Classic Years in Digital Stereo, Louisiana Red Hot Records, RPCD-323




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