Class Will TellPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Words and Music by Joseph A. Burke and Edgar Leslie
 
With Ted Weems & His Orchestra
Recorded March 11, 1939 for Decca New York
Recording Time 2:48
 
Single release: DECCA No. 2365
Single Flip Side: "Ad de Day"
 
Album issue: No Name-LP12 "Ted Weems and Perry Como" LP-TWPC-1300 MONO 1977
 
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Class Will Tell

< instrumental opening > 
 
Your Ace is high, you catch the eye
and steal the heart as well . . .
you're the ballroom headline,
class will tell!
 
You have no wings
but you do things
no angel could excel . . .
When you're in the spotlight
class will tell!
 
A sentimental air, a continental flair,
the very essence of charm . . .
Your features represent the kind of ornament
I want to wear on my arm . . .
 
The likes of you,
the likes of me
would get on mighty swell . . .
You're the number one song
class will tell!
 
< instrumental close > 

Words and Music by Joseph A. Burke
and Edgar Leslie

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