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Rank this week: 28 (↑6)
Duration: 1:36 
Release Date: 1938  (Stavro Arrgolus) 
Lyrics By: Septimus Winner (Stavro Arrgolus) 
Music By: Septimus Winner (Stavro Arrgolus) 
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Released By: Coral/MCA (Stavro Arrgolus) 
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  • It's Nonsense All Right: On both their 1959 children's album and 'Demento's Mementos', this song is called 'The Alphabet Song' even though Moe introduces it as 'Swinging The Alphabet' on both tracks. (Stavro Arrgolus)
  • Originally from the 1938 classic Stooge short "Violent is the Word for Curly".

    Released in a form made specifically for children on the 1959 LP 'The 3 Stooges Nonsense Songbook'. (Stavro Arrgolus)
  • Below are the lyrics to the 1959 children's album version also included on 'Demento's Mementos' in 1983. The album version skips several letters for time. (Stavro Arrgolus)
  • Song Lyrics:
    And now, youngsters, this is 'Swinging the Alphabet'. It's singing the consonants against the vowels A-E-I-O-U. The consonant we start with is B.

    B-A-bay, B-E-bee, B-I-bicky-bi, B-O bo, bicky-bi bo, B-U bu, bicky bi bo bu.

    C-A-cay, C-E-cee, C-I-cicky-ci, C-O co, cicky-ci co, C-U cu, cicky ci co cu.

    D-A-day, D-E-dee, D-I-dicky-di, D-O do, dicky-di do, D-U du, dicky di do du.

    F-A-fay, F-E-fee, F-I-ficky-fi, F-O fo, Ficky-fi fo, F-U fu, ficky fi fo fu.

    H-A-hay, H-E-hee, H-I-hicky-hi, H-O ho, hicky-hi ho, H-U hu, hicky hi ho hu.

    K-A-kay, K-E-kee, K-I-kicky-ki, K-O ko, Kicky-ki ko, K-U ku, kicky ki ko ku.

    N-A-nay, N-E-nee, N-I-nicky-ni, N-O no, Nicky-ni no, N-U nu, nicky ni no nu.

    R-A-ray, R-E-ree, R-I-ricky-ri, R-O ro, Ricky-ri ro, R-U ru, ricky ri ro ru.
    (Stavro Arrgolus)
    Current Rating 10.0 (4 votes)
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