Arthur Lloyd's 'It's Naughty But It's Nice'
Above - Arthur Lloyd's 'It's Naughty But It's Nice' - Words and Music Courtesy Colin McIntyre
The Era 17th July 1870 - ARTHUR LLOYDS New Success.
You cannot say its wicked,
Free for Eighteen Stamps. DALCORN, 351, Oxford-street.
The Era 7th August 1870. - New Music - Its Naughty, but its nice. Written and composed by Arthur Lloyd. D Alcorn, 351, Oxford street. Here we have the last published of Mr. Arthur Lloyd's genial songs. The one in question is possessed of a bright winning tune, while the words are quite fitted to the drawing-room.
Naught But Nice: Brewer's Dictionary of modern phrase and fable have an entry for 'Naught but nice'' in which various examples are given of its use, they go on to say that: 'the ultimate source is undoubtedly the fuller phrase found as the title song of 1873 by Arthur Lloyd. The words are sexually suggestive.' - Courtesy John Grice.
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