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HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS, THE (Don Raye / Freddie Slack) Freddie Slack (vocal: Ella Mae Morse & Don Raye) - 1946 The Andrews Sisters - 1946 Merrill Moore - 1953 Chuck Miller - 1955 Chuck Berry - 1958 Freddy Cannon - 1960 Earl Richards - 1969 Canned Heat - 1977 Flamin' Groovies - 1978 Asleep At The Wheel - 1987 Jerry Lee Lewis - 1995 Andy Lee Lang - 2008 As recorded by ELLA MAE MORSE with DON RAYE and Freddie Slack & His Rhythm Section: RAYE: Well, what d'ya say, baby You look ready as Mister Freddie this flight How 'bout you and me goin' spinnin' at the track MORSE: What's that, homie If you think I'm goin' dancin' on a dime Your clock is tickin' on the wrong time RAYE: Well, what's your pleasure, treasure You call the plays, I'll dig the ways MORSE: Hey, daddio, I'm not so crude as to drop my mood On a square from way back I'm in there and have to dig life with father And I mean Father Slack RAYE: Well, baby, your play gives my wig a solid flip You snap the whip, I'll make the trip MORSE: Well, lace up your boots and we'll broom on down To a knocked out shack on the edge of town There's an eight beat combo that just won't quit Keep walkin' 'til you see a blue light lit Fall in there and we'll see some sights At the house of blue lights There's fryers and broilers And Detroit barbeque ribs But the treat of the treats Is when they serve you those fine eight beats You wanta spend the rest of your brights Down at the house, the house of blue lights Doo-dee-doo-doo-ooo-eee-ooo-eee Doo-dee-doo-doo-dee-eee-ooo-ooo (Instrumental Break) Hey, we'll have a time and we'll cut some rug While we dig those tunes like they should be dug It's a real home comin' for all those cats Just trilly down a path of welcome mats Fall in there and we'll see some sights At the house, the house of blue lights Doo-dee-doo-doo-ooo-ooo-eee-dee-dee (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - February 2016)

    


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