- is a song that was written by Sammy Timberg. It was first recorded for the Screen Song Musical Justice, where it was performed live by Mae Questel. It was then used in the Betty Boop Talkartoon Boop-Oop-a-Doop, where it was performed by Margie Hines. The song was Betty Boop's original signature song. Don't Take My Boop-Oop-A-Doop Away
The song was featured in the Talkartoon Boop-Oop-a-Doop. After performing Do Something on the high wire, Betty returns to her tent, where she is harassed by her boss. Betty begs him to cease his advances and goes into song. After finishing her song and being saved by Koko, she tells Koko that the ringmaster couldn't take her Boop-Oop-a-Doop away.
Mae Questel's first recording for Victor was Don't Take My Boop-Oop-a-Doop Away.
Don't Take Our Boop-Oop-a-Doop Away!
Mae Questel, Kate Wright, Little Ann Little, Bonnie Poe & Margie Hines perform Don't take our Boop-Oop-a-Doop Away in the Fleischer Victory Newsreel along with Max Fleischer after winning against Helen Kane's 250,000 lawsuit.
- When performed by Mae Questel for her Victor recording she uses Boop-Oop-e-Doop instead of Boop-Oop-a-Doop.
- Don't Take My Boop-Oop-a-Doop Away is originally supposed to be Betty Boop's official signature song, but for unknown reasons Betty Boop's official quote and signature song was changed to "I Wanna Be Loved By You" and has been I Wanna Be Loved By You since the 1980's. I Wanna Be Loved By You was originally the original Boop-Boop-a-Doop girl Helen Kane's signature song, a song which is best known performed by Marilyn Monroe a who played a blonde bomb shell called Sugar Kane in the film some like it hot.
- The Song can be heard in instrumental in One More Chance and Betty Boop'sTrial.
- The victory reel version of Don't Take Our Boop-Oop-a-Doop Away, was a reference towards Helen Kane, who had ignored the voices of Betty Boop when they apppeared in court and wanted the Betty Boop cartoons to be stopped by injunction. Mae Questel takes the leading role, and the several other voices of Betty Boop back her up.
- Was performed by Shannon Cullem for the 2004 release Boop-Oop-a-Doin and was performed several years later by Sarah Stiles for Fleischerei.
- Has also been performed live by Ginger Pauley and the Hoosier Daddys.