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chet w Lyr/chords: Summertime (Gershwin) (45) RE: Summertime 28 Feb 98


Those are the complete lyrics. When I do it, I usually sing the first verse again after the second verse and a break. Or sometimes I combine the first two to make a third:

    one of these mornings
    you gonna rise up singing
    you'll spread your wings
    and take to the sky
    your daddy's rich
    and your mama's good looking
    So hush little baby don't you cry (last line very slow)

There is a wonderful version (from which I derived mine) by Doc Watson. It's on one of his old albums, but was recently redone even better maybe on the "Doc and Dawg" CD with David Grisman. Another great version is the one by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong on their album "Porgy and Bess"

Good luck,
Chet W.


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