“Let Me Call You Sweetheart”


"Let me call you 'sweetheart'...." The singer professes his lover in the usual sorts of empty phrases


Not a folk song by any stretch I can imagine. It's listed here because of all the parodies it inspired. - RBW

Same tune

  • Don't You Call Me Sweetheart (Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 113)
  • Let Me Call You Lizzie (Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 113)
  • Let Me Call You Sweetheart (I'm In Love With Your Automobile) (Pankake-PHCFSB, p. 146)


  • Riley Puckett, "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" (Columbia 405-D, 1925)


  1. Fuld-WFM, p. 327, "Let Me Call You Sweetheart"
  2. BI, xxLMCYS


Author: Words: Beth Slater Whitson/Music: Leo Friedman
Earliest date: 1910 (sheet music)
Keywords: love nonballad