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"Give My Regards To Broadway" Lyrics, Text Format
"Give My Regards To Broadway" Lyrics, Text Format

Introducing the major/minor sixths, an augmented second,
and an accidental: natural sign (raised tonic, Di).



  • Grade: Fifth
  • Origin: USA – George M. Cohan, circa: 1904
  • Key: A Flat Major
  • Time: 2/4
  • Form: AB – verse/chorus
  • Rhythm:intermediate: | ta ta | ti ta/ | syncopation,| ta/a_|_a ti ti | (_=tie) syncopation,
    | ta/ ti | syncopation, | ti ta ti | syncopation,
    | ta ti ti | ti ti ti ti |
  • Pitches: intermediate: Mi Fa So La Ti Do Di Re Mi Fa – natural/raised tonic Di
  • Intervals: intermediate: A2: Mi\Di (augmented second) M3: Ti\So, Di\La; m3: Mi\Do, Do\La, La/Do, Re\Ti; m6: Do\M; P4: So/Do; M6: La/Fa
  • Musical Elements: notes: half, dotted quarter, quarter, dotted eight, eight, sixteenth; rests: eighth, quarter; double single bar, repeat signs, first and second endings, verse/chorus, accidentals: natural; tempo: di Marcia: march; vocal slur, ties
  • Key Words: USA – Broadway, musical: “Little Johnny Jones” (title character played by composer), James Cagney, Al Jolson, film: “Yankee Doodle Dandy”, Yankee, foreign, shore, Old New York: Waldorf, Herald Square, Forty-Second Street, Coney Island; tear dimmed eyes, mention, doubt, pier, Isle, mingle, throng, yearning; abbreviations: e’er (ever), ev’ry (every), ’round (around); possessive: ship’s, contraction: they’re (they are)


“Give My Regards To Broadway”
1. Did you ever see two Yankees part upon a foreign shore
When the good ship’s just about to start for Old New York once more?
With a tear-dimmed eye they say goodbye, they’re friends without a doubt;
When the man on the pier shouts, “Let them clear!”, as the ship strikes out…
Give my regards to Broadway, remember me to Herald Square,
Tell all the gang at Forty-Second Street, that I will soon be there;
Whisper of how I’m yearning to mingle with the old time throng;
Give my regards to old Broadway and say that I’ll be there e’re long.

Say hello to dear old Coney Isle, if there you chance to be,
When you’re at the Waldorf[1] have a “smile” [2] and charge it up to me;
Mention my name ev’ry place you go, as ’round the town you roam;
Wish you’d call on my gal, now remember, old pal, when you get back home…

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