The tune University of Maine Stein Song is in fact a rather remarkable tune.
It's a drink song. Isn't it weird that a drink song became a number one hit
for eight weeks in the mids of the Prohibition period?
In 1930 Rudy Vallee made this song to a hit in February 1930 with half a
Durium released its version on the 10th of April, 1930, today 80 years ago.
Mind that Durium releasing this Hit of the Week really had a "Hit of the
Week" with this song and it must have been sold very well: