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Beside A Babbling Brook
"Ben Selvin & His Orchestra"
This recording was produced in New York City during April 1923 featuring Irving Kaufman vocals, accompanied by "Ben Selvin & His Orchestra".
*"Beside A Babbling Brook" was composed by Walter Donaldson, with words by Gus Kahn.
Presenting vocal talent Irving Kaufman backed buy one of the top dance orchestras in New York this record is a true master piece.
Published in 1923 the song preaches the importance of enjoying the simpler things in life like long walks in the woods and time spent beside a babbling brook.
"Rippling waters call me far away, to a quiet shady nook", sings Kaufman "Through the woods I long to hike, to linger where the world is like a story book".
"Like the lazy daisie gazing at the sky, Let me live and love and let the world go by".
"Honest, I'd be satisfied, if I could hide away beside a babbling brook."
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