LEARN TO CROON
(Coslow, Johnston)

This instructional song from Bing's movie College Humour gave us Bing's formula for winning the girl ... learn to croon. Bing recorded the song June 13, 1933, with the Jimmie Grier Orchestra. It spent six weeks in the charts, as high as No. 3.

Learn to croon.
If you want to win your heart's desire.
Sweet melodies of love inspire
Romance.
Just murmur da da dee da da da
And when you do
She'll answer da da dee da da
And nestle closer to you.
Learn to croon
You'll eliminate each rival soon
If you're heading for a sunny honeymoon
Learn to croon.

In days of old when knights were bold
Fair ladies were enraptured
By stirring deeds of chivalry and daring.
But nowadays in other ways
Sweet maids are won and captured
You'll hear the best authorities declaring
Learn to croon
Ya da da dee da da da da
La da da da dee da da da
La da da da dee
Just murmur da da dee da da da dee
And when you do.
She answer da da dee da da dee dee
And nestle closer to you
Learn to croon
You'll eliminate each rival soon
If you're heading for a sunny honeymoon
Learn to croon.

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