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AIN'T NOBODY'S BUSINESS IF I DO (aka "T'ain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do") (Porter Grainger / Everett Robbins) Anna Meyer with The Original Memphis Five - 1922 Sara Martin - 1922 Alberta Hunter - 1923 Bessie Smith - 1923 Frank Stokes - 1928 Mississippi John Hurt - 1928 Jimmy Witherspoon - 1949 Billie Holiday with Buster Harding & his Orch. - 1949 Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five - 1950 Billie Holiday with Count Basie & his Orch. - 1954 Billie Holiday with Chico Hamilton's Quintet - 1956 Dinah Washington - 1957 Abbey Lincoln - 1958 Sondra Blinky Williams - 1969 Cher - 1979 Peggy Lee - 1988 Ardis - 1994 Willie Nelson - 2000 Also recorded by: Lowell Fulson; B.B. King; Freddie King; Bobby Blue Bland; Sam Cooke; James Cotton; Johnny Copeland; Susan Tedeschi; James Booker; Long John Baldry; Otis Spann; Eric Clapton; Hank Williams Jr. There ain't nothing I can do Or nothing I can say That folks don't criticize me But I'm going to do just as I want to anyway And I don't care just what people say If I should take a notion To jump into the ocean Ain't nobody's business if I do If I go to church on Sunday Then cabaret all day Monday Ain't nobody's business if I do If my man ain't got no money And I say, "Take all of mine, honey" Ain't nobody's business if I do If I give him my last nickel And it leaves me in a pickle Ain't nobody's business if I do I'd rather my man would hit me Than for him to jump up and quit me Ain't nobody's business if I do I swear I won't call no copper If I'm beat up by my papa Ain't nobody's business if I do Ain't nobody's business Nobody's business Nobody's business if I do ++++++++++ As recorded by JIMMY WITHERSPOON: Lord, Lord, Lord Lord, Lord, Lord Ain't nobody's business if I do Some of these days I'm goin'crazy Buy me a shotgun, shoot my baby Ain't nobody's business if I do If I should take a notion I'd go right down and jump in the ocean Ain't nobody's business if I do One day I have chicken and dumplings Yes, the next day I don't have nothin' Ain't nobody's business if I do If I attend church all day Sunday Yes, and cabaret all day Monday Ain't nobody's business if I do If I stay out all night Spend my money, that's all right Ain't nobody's business if I do (Saxophone Solo) One day we got ham and bacon Next day, ain't nothin' shakin' Ain't nobody's business if I do If me and my baby fuss and fight And the next minute we alright Ain't nobody's business if we do Lord, Lord, Lord Lord, Lord, Lord Ain't nobody's business if I do I'm three times seven And that makes twenty-one Ain't nobody's business what I do (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - May 2011)

    


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