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GUEST,Stan 01 Aug 02 - 02:57 AM
IanC 01 Aug 02 - 06:00 AM
Suffet 01 Aug 02 - 06:15 AM
GUEST,Gern 01 Aug 02 - 10:52 AM
Stefan Wirz 01 Aug 02 - 11:45 AM
Uncle_DaveO 01 Aug 02 - 01:02 PM
GUEST,Stan 02 Aug 02 - 02:08 AM
Stewie 02 Aug 02 - 04:19 AM
RWilhelm 04 Aug 02 - 02:33 PM
Janice in NJ 04 Aug 02 - 11:57 PM
Jim Dixon 08 Aug 02 - 11:44 AM
GUEST,Kees 09 Aug 02 - 08:12 AM
GUEST 17 Apr 07 - 01:07 AM
GUEST 10 May 07 - 08:44 PM
Greg B 11 May 07 - 03:45 PM
GUEST,Jeff M 29 Jun 07 - 02:37 PM
Jim Dixon 02 Jul 07 - 09:25 PM
Midchuck 03 Jul 07 - 04:02 PM
GUEST 08 Jul 07 - 05:47 PM
Mrrzy 09 Jul 07 - 02:41 PM
and e 12 Sep 07 - 04:33 PM
Deckman 13 Sep 07 - 07:23 AM
GUEST,Guest 24 May 09 - 05:38 PM
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Subject: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,Stan
Date: 01 Aug 02 - 02:57 AM

Hello all, I am looking for the words of an old song, I am not sure of the song's history. All I know is this much of the lyrics: "I like to go swimming with bow legged women" Anyone ever hear of it? Thanks


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: IanC
Date: 01 Aug 02 - 06:00 AM

A child's verse from "Popeye The Sailor Man" ?

I'm Popeye the Sailor Man
I live in a garbage can
I likes to go swimming
With bow-legged women
I'm Popeye the sailor man

;-)
Ian


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Suffet
Date: 01 Aug 02 - 06:15 AM

"Here's to swimmin' with bow legged women!"

Toast by the character Quint in Spielberg's movie Jaws.

I don't recall if it is also in Benchely's original novel, although Benchley did help write the screenplay.

--- Steve


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,Gern
Date: 01 Aug 02 - 10:52 AM

The best I can do here is to start it, recalling a spirited performance of this number by Harry Morgan as Col. Potter on MASH: "I love to go swimming with bow-legged women and swim between their legs...swim between their legs...swim between their legs" Sadly the rest is all a blur.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Stefan Wirz
Date: 01 Aug 02 - 11:45 AM

Bull Moose Jackson had a hit with a title called "I want a bow-legged woman" (co-writer Lucky Millinder) covered - among others - on 'The Crumb Musical' (also credited to Glover/Nix - is that the same song?)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Uncle_DaveO
Date: 01 Aug 02 - 01:02 PM

The lines I remember from when I was a kid are:

I love to go swimmin'
With bow-legged wimmin
And dive between their legs!

I don't know whether there was any more to it.

Dave Oesterreich


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,Stan
Date: 02 Aug 02 - 02:08 AM

Thanks for your help guys. I'll keep on looken for them bow legged wimmin.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Stewie
Date: 02 Aug 02 - 04:19 AM

Not relevant to the question asked, but Bobby Rush (Otis' less famous brother) had a beaut fun blues called 'Bowlegged Woman and Knock Kneed Man'. It's on an old Charly LP, 'Rough Dried Blues', which really should be reissued on CD - it had other classics such as Big Mac's 'Rough Dried Woman' and Cash McCall's 'Stoop Down'.

--Stewie.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: RWilhelm
Date: 04 Aug 02 - 02:33 PM

Casey Jones said before he died
There were five more things he'd like to ride
Bicycle, tricycle, automobile
Bow-legged woman and a ferris wheel


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Janice in NJ
Date: 04 Aug 02 - 11:57 PM

Keep on trucking, mama,
Trucking in a natural way!
Keep on trucking, mama,
Trucking till the beak of day!
There's just one thing that I understand,
A bow-legged woman loves a knock-kneed man,
So keep on trucking, mama,
Trucking all your blues away!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 08 Aug 02 - 11:44 AM

This topic has been discussed before: Click here, here, and here. No definitive answers there, either, though.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,Kees
Date: 09 Aug 02 - 08:12 AM

Vivian Greene recorded a "Bowlegged Boogie", nice swinging piano-rolling "double entendre" blues, from circa 1950, with lines like:

Jack & Jill went up the hill
Jill cut out
cause she had to meet Bill
do the bowlegged boogie

It takes a bowlegged woman
and a ..?.. meat man
to do the boogie woogie
in a sardine-can

Mama's in a gamblin' house
trying her best to win
Sister's ..?.. house
saying Richard let me in


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST
Date: 17 Apr 07 - 01:07 AM

I heard it as "I love to go swimming with bare naked women and dive between their knees."

I don't know the rest. My grandma said it is a bawdy drinking song. I can't remember the rest.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST
Date: 10 May 07 - 08:44 PM

There was a "Drew Carey" show that included the "I want to go swimmin' with bow-legged women and swim between their legs", but it stopped after a couple rounds of "and swim between their legs". Must be more somewhere.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Greg B
Date: 11 May 07 - 03:45 PM

That might be it--- I wonder if it's a cadence call of
some kind.

Potter's shower performance in M*A*S*H was interrupted by
Fr. Mulcahy walking in. Potter immediately hushed his tune
and said 'Oh, sorry Padre.'


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,Jeff M
Date: 29 Jun 07 - 02:37 PM

It was a country western song from 50's or 60's. I heard the whole thing played on a radio (am talk) show in 2003 or 2004. I was working in Northern Minnesota. It could have been the Joe Soucheray "Garage Logic" show or a show right before it. (3 old timer's talking sports)

I've been trying to track down the lyrics for 6 months.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 09:25 PM

Joe Soucheray's "Garage Logic" show is on radio station KSTP in Minneapolis/St Paul. He's also a columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. You might try contacting him through either web site.

If you find out anything, let us know.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Midchuck
Date: 03 Jul 07 - 04:02 PM

Now here's to bow-legged Sam Guzzin,
And knock-kneed Samantha, his cousin.
The poets all say
That love finds a way
But for Sam and Samantha, it doesn't.

Peter


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Jul 07 - 05:47 PM

hi i'm looking for the same song my dad was in ww2 and he sang a song with the same verse "i love to go swimmin with bow legged womin and dive between their legs Good luck it funny how that line sticks with a person for so many years my dad has been gone for 25 years and i still think about him singing it and laughing


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Mrrzy
Date: 09 Jul 07 - 02:41 PM

In "In the heat of the night" there's a song about Bow-legged Sally and Knock-Kneed Paul, can't get together at all (I'd have thought it would be easy - it's if SHE's knock-kneed and HE's bowlegged that the trouble starts, so I never understood he problem)...


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Subject: RE: Swimming with Bowlegged women
From: and e
Date: 12 Sep 07 - 04:33 PM

There is a recording of this of Colonel Potter from M*A*S*H singing this in the shower. Listen here.

According to this website, the phrase "Bowlegged women" was a euphemism for "Bare naked women". See here:

http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/29/messages/456.html

So the ditty, which endlessly reprints, goes "I love to go swimming with bare-naked women and swim between their legs!"


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Deckman
Date: 13 Sep 07 - 07:23 AM

Regarding the posting by Earl, above: Many moons ago, I visited the "Casey Jones Museum." I'm not sure where it was, perhaps Kentucky? On the wall was newspaper clipping with all the words to Earl's version. The article mentioned that Casey Jones' wife had sued someone over these words as she claimed it was "obscene."

It would be interesting if anyone else can remember any of that story. Bob(deckman)Nelson


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 24 May 09 - 05:38 PM

I've been looking for it also. My dad used to sing it all the time, I didn't know it was really a song until I heard the whole song in an old sailor movie. Now i'm trying to find the movie


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,melsstv
Date: 07 Dec 09 - 04:57 AM

This is what my dad sang, we grew up with the first part and when we got older would hear snippets of the second part. TOO FUNNY!

I love to go swimming with bow legged women and dive between their legs

If you know a ladies who want any babies, just send them around to me.

This was all I ever learned, I believe it may have been a marching cadence. Daddy was in the AirForce and was a POW in Germany during WWII.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,Lori - www.youtube.com/user/spiderman21112
Date: 07 Mar 10 - 04:27 AM

My grandfather James Patrick McGraw sang us that song always, sang it once in the car, on the way from WA stated to SD for summer trip to farm...****for about 100 miles, looping the song - (Only two verses...and the OHHHHHHH, IIIII...would get longer each time until Grandma said G** Damn* it Jim...you must shut up...(he also played the accordion or mouth harp with it) and he replied...Mother...I am just trying to entertain the children...LOL...She wanted to hurt him...LOL


I LOVE TO GO SWIMMIN' WITH BOW LEGGED WOMEN

1. The words are: Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh, IIIIIIIIII...Love to go swimmin' with bow legged women, I do, I do, I do...!
I love to go swimmin' with bow legged women, don't you, don't you, don't you...!

CHORUS: I love to go swimmin'...I do, I do...with bow legged women, don't you, don't you...I love to go swimming with bow legged women I do, I do I dooooo...!
****OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH...IIIIIIIIIIIIIII...>>>>>

2. Love to go swimmin', with bow legged women and swim between their legs...! I love to go swimming with bow legged women and swim between their legs...!

CHORUS: I love to go swimmin'...I do, I do...with bow legged women, don't you, don't you...I love to go swimming with bow legged women I do, I do I dooooo...!
****OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH...IIIIIIIIIIIIIII...>>>>>

{Now back to verse one (1) and you just keep going until someone wants to hurt you, with the OHHHHHHHHHHHHH...IIIIIIIIIIIII's getting longer and Longer...!

This was also I have heard, a song that Popeye the Sailor man sang, (Cartoon character from long ago...Hope that helped. I am looking for the midi file, as I don't play either the mouth harp or the accordion as I am doing a Karaoke CDG for a family reunion, as about a hundred of us are revisiting Letcher SD this July to bury grandma, Imo Jean just last fall at 98. Grandpa, bless him passed in the late 70's and I am the keeper of his songs...! Come see the whole family at my YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/spiderman21112


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST
Date: 17 May 10 - 06:55 PM

My mom used to sing that song to my brother and I when we were kids (I am 46 now). She had some more verses, but I cannot remember them. She, sadly, has alzheimers now, or I would ask her.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST
Date: 22 May 10 - 06:22 PM

I love to go swimmin' with bow-legged women
And dive between their knees,
The fatter the women the better the swimmin'

...and I don't know the rest


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,Ross Blankert
Date: 20 Oct 10 - 09:26 PM

My Dad who is gone now knew several lyrics to this. He only sang it when he was drunk.

"I love to go swimmin' with bow legged women
And dive between their knees.
If you know any ladies who need any babies,
Just send them all to me."

I can't remember the rest and Daddy died in 1996.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Neighmond
Date: 21 Oct 10 - 01:41 AM

"I love to go swimmin with bow legged women
and dive between their knees.
If you know any ladies who need any babies,
just send them all to me."

(There's a couple lines here I can't recall)


'cause when you're in swimmin' with bow-legget wommin,
they'll steal your heart away!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: GUEST,D Ross
Date: 19 Feb 11 - 01:30 PM

My dad used to sing it this way.

I love to go swimmin with bowlegged woman
underneath the waves.
Cause when you dive under it sounds like thunder
and smells like rotten eggs.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: Charley Noble
Date: 04 Sep 11 - 08:28 PM

SPAM


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Bow legged women
From: ripov
Date: 04 Sep 11 - 08:38 PM

This sounds remarkably like a british army song to the tune "soldiers of the queen".Can't remember all the words but-

Nellie the cripple had only one nipple
To feed her baby on,
The poor little f....r had only one sucker
........
If you know any ladies who want to have babies
just send them round to me
.....todays the day
we give them away for free
Beacause we're
Soldiers of the Queen, my boys, etc


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