ABA DABA HONEYMOON, The

Latest update on 11/04/2015

Artist: Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan
Author: Arthur Fields/Walter Donovan
Label: Victor/Edison
Year: 1914

Most popular American minstrel style comedy duet before WW I. First recording. Song introduced by Ruth Roye in vaudeville. Collins & Harlan had their own vaudeville past (Palace Theatre, NY).

Covers:

1945:

Willie Solar [in film Diamond Horseshoe]

1950:

Debbie Reynolds & Carleton Carpenter [in film Two Weeks With Love, n°3 US in '51]

1951:

Kitty Kallen [with Richard Hayes]

1951:

Hoagy Carmichael & Cass Daley

1951:

Freddy Martin [vocal by Merv Griffin]

1954:

Will Ferdy [as Abadaba]

1959:

Three Stooges

1964:

Strangers [as Sinjorentram]

1998:

Maria Muldaur [for kids]

Frequently used in commercials as well (Fritos corn chips, Diamond Jewelry Factory).

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