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IT MUST BE JELLY ('CAUSE JAM DON'T SHAKE LIKE THAT) (George Williams / Chummy MacGregor - Additional Lyrics: Sunny Skylar) **Probably based "You Know Jam Don't Shake", a 1940 recording by Frankie "Half-Pint" Jaxon (see elsewhere on International Lyrics Playground) Gleen Miller & His Orch. (vocal: The Modernaires) - 1942 Woody Herman & His Orch. (vocal: Herman & Frances Wayne) - 1944 Johnny Long & His Orch. - 1944 Also recorded by: Harry James; Back Alley Hoodoo; Frankie Ford. As recorded by GLENN MILLER, July 15, 1942, Chicago, Illinois, it was virtually an instrumental with just the one opening verse: It must be jelly 'cause jam don't shake like that It must be jelly 'cause jam don't shake like that Oh, mama, you're so big and fat ******************** As recorded by WOODY HERMAN and FRANCES WAYNE, with added lyrics by Sunny Skylar: BAND: It must be jelly 'cause jam don't shake like that It must be jelly 'cause jam don't shake like that Oh, mama, you're so big and fat HERMAN: Must be Monday, I feel low down and blue Said it must be Monday, I feel low down and blue Baby, see what you can do WAYNE: Lost my sugar on Sugar Hill Lost my sugar way on Sugar Hill Sugar, that's a bitter pill Must be Shorty 'cause Joe's got hair Said must be Shorty 'cause Joe's got hair Say, Shorty, put your rug up there HERMAN: You must be Mary 'cause Tilly's big and fat You must be Mary 'cause Tilly's big and fat Mary, Mary, don't you get like that, don't you do it (Instrumental Break) HERMAN: Must be jelly 'cause it ain't like jam It ain't jam, I don't know what it am Sure looks like jelly to me (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - July 2015)

    


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