Grandma's Lye Soap (John Standley and Art Thorson) Do you remember Grandma's LyeSoap? Good for everything, everything in the home And the secret was in the scrubbin' It wouldn't suds; It wouldn't foam. Mrs. O'Mally, Down in the valley Suffered from ulcers, I understand She swallowed a cake, of Grandma's LyeSoap Now she's got the cleanest ulcers in the land! Little Herman and Brother Thurman Had an aversion to washing their ears Grandma scrubbed them with the LyeSoap And they haven't heard a word in years. So sing right out for grandma's LyeSoap Good for everything in the home And the secret was in the scrubbin' 'Cause it didn't suds or foam. So sing right out for Gramdma's LyeSoap (Sing it loud and clear) Good for everything, everything in the place The pots and kettles, the dirty dishes And for the hands and for the face. A variation on the Lydia Pinkham/Lily the Pink/Bertha's Mussels theme RG Copyright John Standley and Art Thorson Capitol Records: 1952. GG OCT98
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