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# Title Principal Artiste Composers Lyricist / Date written Place Date recorded Matrix Label&cat.no. Additional Information
796 Roll Up The Carpet Ray Noble and His Orchestra Al Hoffman / Al Goodhart Ray Klages `33 London July 12, 1933 OB-4634-2 HMV B-6380,HMV EA-1261, Victor 24420, Victor 25262 Ray Noble (probably playing celeste) directing Max Goldberg and Nat Gonella (trumpets); Lew Davis (trombone); Freddy Gardner (clarinet, alto and baritone saxophones); Bob Wise (clarinet and alto saxophone); possibly Harry Berly or Reg Pink (clarinet and tenor saxophone); Harry Jacobson (piano); Ben Thomas (guitar); Tiny Winters (string bass); Bill Harty (drums); Al Bowlly (vocal). London, July 12, 1933.


Roll Up The Carpet
Roll Up The Carpet

Roll Up The Carpet

(Al Hoffman / Al Goodhart / Ray Klages)

Ray Noble and His Orchestra


Roll up the carpet, push back the chairs
Get some music on the radio
Don't mind the neighbours who live downstairs
They went out to see a show

Roll up the carpet, push back the chairs
Then be sure that all the lights are low
Dance with a girlfriend, the one who cares
Tell her that you love her so

When you're feeling tired of dancing
Try and find a place to park
Go to any cosy corner
Take advantage of the dark

Roll up your troubles, fold up your cares
Just forget you haven't got a dime
Roll up the carpet and push back the chairs
You're bound to have a wonderful time

Roll up your troubles, fold up your cares
Just forget you haven't got a dime
Roll up the carpet and push back the chairs
You're bound to have a wonderful time
You're bound to have a wonderful time