Vintage Audio - I Don't Want To Get Well

Sheet music to "I Don't Want To Get Well" Click to download as MP3

Available to listen to below is something of a minor classic of World War I.

I Don't Want To Get Well tells the story of a wounded hero who doesn't wish to leave his "beautiful nurse" and the pampered attention she lavished on him.  The song, published in 1917, was written by Harry Jentes (music), Harry Pease and Howard Johnson (lyrics).

Use the player above to listen to a 1918 recording of I Don't Want To Get Well performed by Van & Schenck.

A "gutzer" was slang for a stroke of bad luck.

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