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Bewitched, bothered and bewildered

Bewitched, bothered and bewildered

Songfacts: 

This is from the hit 1940 Broadway stage show Pal Joey, starring Gene Kelly (a big break for him), June Havoc (who was immortalized as "Baby June" in "Gypsy") and Van Johnson. "Bewitched" was introduced by star Vivienne Segal. It was written by the team of Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers, better known as Rogers and Hart. When Hart died, Rodgers wrote with Oscar Hammerstein such shows as South Pacific, The King and I, and Sound of Music. (thanks, Janna – Los Angeles, CA)

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Trio of girls, in The Mikado, act 1 (1885)

Three little maids from school are we,
Pert as a school-girl well can be,
Filled to the brim with girlish glee,
Three little maids from school!
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William Shakespeare

William Shakespear

To me, fair friend, you never can be old,
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The Mikado

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Three little maids from school are we,

Pert as a school-girl well can be,

Filled to the brim with girlish glee,

Three little maids from school!

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