Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel)    (1934)

There's a garden, what a garden,
Only happy faces bloom there,
And there's never any room there,
For a worry or a gloom there
Oh there's music and there's dancing,
And a lot of sweet romancing
When they play the polka
They all get in the swing

Every time they hear that oom-pa-pa,
Everybody feels so tra-la-la
They want to throw their cares away,
They all go lah-de-ah-de-ay
Then they hear a rumble on the floor,
It's the big surprise they're waiting for
And all the couples form a ring,
For miles around you'll hear them sing...

Roll out the barrel,
We'll have a barrel of fun
Roll out the barrel,
We've got the blues on the run
Zing boom tararrel,
Ring out a song of good cheer
Now's the time to roll the barrel,
For the gang's all here

Lyrics by Wladimir A. Timm and Vasek Zeman.
Composed by Jaromir Vejvoda.
Recorded by Frankie Yankovic; The Andrews Sisters; many others.
Title also: Skoda Lasky (Unrequited Love)
Original Czechoslovakian Lyrics by Wladimir A. Timm and Vasek Zeman
English Lyrics by Lew Brown, Skoda Lasky International Copyright ©1934/1971.
Beer Barrel Polka Copyright ©1939/1976 Shapiro Bernstein/MPL Communications

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