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It turns out that the song's actual title is 'Mountain Girl' and it was a 1947 hit novelty record by Dorothy Shay, A.K.A. "The Park Avenue Hillbilly." Wodehouse gave the song its correct title in the 1964 novel Frozen Assets (U.S. title: Biffen's Millions) where it was a particular favourite of the eccentric Edmund Pyke, who was known to entertain his luncheon guests by playing it sixteen times in a row which, at 3 minutes a go and fifteen to twenty seconds to bring the needle back to the beginning each time, works out to almost an hour of wear and tear on the Pyke gramophone needle, not to mention the wear and tear on his guests' eardrums. A fair, representative sample of the lyric follows: