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“Delaware” is a popular song, written by Irving Gordon. The song was published in 1959 and has references to 15 States, in such fashion as: “Where has Oregon, boy?“ and “Why did Cali-phone ya?“
Gordon was apparently inspired to write the song after the success of another song that he wrote punning on the name of States of the United States of America: “Mister and Mississippi.“
The hit version of the song was recorded by Perry Como on December 28, 1959. It was released by RCA Victor Records as a 45rpm single with catalog number 47-7670 and as a stereophonic 45rpm single with catalog number 61-7670. The flip side was “I Know What God Is.“ The record reached #22 on the Billboard charts in March, 1960.
The same recording, with the same flip side, was released by RCA in... Read on...
Song lines: ♪ She sipped a Minnesota ... She went to pay her Texas ... What did Delaware ♫
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