"Dancer" as written by and Brian Harold / May....
Mambo, the mood of Edmundo
The Samba it ain't no big deal
Broadway, my hat-and-cane forte
Relies on the speed of your heel

But it's a cruel mean old world
Of the true Moulin Rouge pearls
When somebody's hustlin' you
Right off the stage
You'd never be so dumb as to say
I wouldn't say

Ginger, to imitate Ginger
Now is my sole ambition to date
Bolero with Raft I could share but with
Blair I could never have faced

But it's a cruel mean old world
Of the true Moulin Rouge pearls
When somebody's hustlin' you
Right off the stage
You'd never be so dumb as to say
I wouldn't say

Dancer, I'm an old-fashioned dancer
'n I'll be checking you out in the wings
Lady, my poor leading lady
Now is trying so hard to be slim

But it's a cruel mean old world
Of the true Moulin Rouge pearls
When somebody's hustlin' you
Right off the stage
You'd never be so dumb as to say
I wouldn't say


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    Song MeaningI copied these lyrics down from the liner notes from the "Babe Ruth/Stealin' Home" double CD. Written underneath of them was this:

    Key to the names in "Dancer" : Edmundo - Edmundo Ross; Ginger - Ginger Rogers; Raft - George Raft; Blair - Lionel Blair
    DJCaesaron January 12, 2010   Link

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