"Yes, My Darling Daughter" as written by and Jack Lawrence....
I've gotta be good or mama will scold me
Yes, yes, yes
I asked her and this is what she told me
Yes, yes, yes

Mother, may I go out dancing? Yes, my darling daughter
Mother, may I try romancing? Yes, my darling daughter
What if there's a moon, mama darling, and it's shining on the water
Mother, must I keep on dancing? Yes, my darling daughter
What if he'll propose, mama darling, when the night is growing shorter?
Mother, what should be my answer? Yes, my darling daughter

Oh mama, oh mama, oh mama, oh mama

What if he should insist on one embrace, mama,
How can I keep him in his place
If his manner becomes a shade improper?
Tell him that your heart belongs to papa

Mother, will it be exciting? Yes, my darling daughter
Mother, do I look inviting? Yes, my darling daughter
If he holds me tight, mama darling, and my knees just turn to water
Mama must I keep on dancing? Yes, my darling daughter
What if he'll persist, mama darling, doing things he hadn't oughta
Mama, what should be my answer? Yes, my darling daughter



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"Yes My Darling Daughter" as written by Jack Lawrence

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