1921 Irving Kaufman Song about the radio

Thursday, September 24, 2009

In 1921, Irving Kaufman recorded a song about the radio entitled, “I Wish There Was a Wireless to Heaven” lyrics by Jos. Manuel and Harry White and music by Willy White. The chorus went like this:

I wish there was a "Wireless" to Heaven,
And I could speak to Mama ev'ry day,
I would let her know, by the Radio,
I'm so lonesome since she went away.
I wish that I could only send a message,
And hear my Mama answer me and say,
"Hush a bye my darling, dry your tears, don't cry,
Mama dear is watching baby from the sky."
I wish there was a "Wireless" to Heaven,
Then Mama would not seem so far away.

Link: http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/1921546/1921hvn.mp3