Sally, Let Your Bangs Hang Down

DESCRIPTION: Singer describes former girlfriend Sally; he saw her changing; she caught him peeping. She's run off with Tony. Refr: "Sally, let your bangs hang down"; ch.: "Sally she can land 'em...I'll find out what Sally's got, makes the men think she's so hot"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (recording, Bill Cox & Cliff Hobbs)
LONG DESCRIPTION: Singer describes Sally, who was his girlfriend, as a hot girl; he saw her changing clothes, but she caught him peeping. She has always left him guessing, and has just run off with Tony. Refrain: "Sally, let your bangs hang down"; ch.: "Sally she can land 'em, she loves 'em and she leaves 'em...I'll find out what Sally's got, makes the men think she's so hot..."
KEYWORDS: jealousy courting sex abandonment bawdy lover clothes
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
DT, SALBANGS
RECORDINGS:
Carlisle Bros. "Sally Let Your Bangs Hang" (Decca 5742, 1939)
Bill Cox & Cliff Hobbs, "Sally Let Your Bangs Hang Down" (Melotone 7-08-70/Conqueror 8883, 1937; rec. 1936)
Maddox Bros. & Rose, "Sally Let Your Bangs Hang Down" (4-Star, n.d.)
Sweet Violet Boys, "Sally Let Your Bangs Hang Down" (Vocalion 05229, 1939; Columbia 20351/Columbia 37774, 1947)

NOTES: Barely scrapes by as a ballad, but there *is* a narrative there. - PJS
File: RcSLYBHD

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