In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town

Doris Day

Doris Day

Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff, April 3, 1922) is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist, who began her career as a big band singer in 1939, but only began to be noticed after her first hit recording, "Sentimental Journey", in 1945. After leaving the Les Brown & His … more »

It's only a shanty
In old Shanty Town
The roof is so slanty 
It touches the ground
But my tumbled down shack 
By the old railroad track
Like a millionaire's mansion
Is calling me back

I'd give up a palace 
If I were a king
It's more than a palace
It's my everything
There's a queen waiting there
With a silvery crown
In a shanty in old Shanty Town

I'd give up a palace 
If I were a king
It's more than a palace
It's my everything
There's a queen waiting there
With a silvery crown
In a shanty in old Shanty Town

Written by: JACK LITTLE, IRA SCHUSTER, JOE YOUNG

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town