Music: Hummmm

The radio crooner's hummmm was last week officially recognized as an undesirable instrument of erotic suggestion. Banned from the national chains was a popular cinemized waltz written by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown. Words:

Give him love that will Mmmm

With a kiss that will Mmmm

Hold him close to you with love's caress

Lead him on to happiness

With a sigh that will Mmmm

Then the thrill that will Mmmm

Close your drowsy eyes

Drift to Paradise

Give him love and you'll Hold Your Man.


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