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NASHVILLE NIGHTINGALE >From the Broadway Revue "Nifties Of 1923" (Lyric: Irving Caesar / Music: George Gershwin) Marion Harris - 1923 Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians (Instr.) - 1924 Joseph C. Smith's Orch. (Instr.) - 1924 Victor Arden & Phil Ohman (Instr.) - 1924 The Charleston Seven (Instr.) - 1924 Ray Starita's Piccadilly Revels Dance Band (Instr.) - 1927 Also recorded by: Barbara Cook There's a sweet singin' lady down in Tennessee I mean Nashville, Tennessee Everyone down in Dixie loves her harmony I mean craves her harmony All the darktown preachers and the Bible teachers Say they're losin' all their trade For the good church people all desert the steeple When she starts to serenade Now you won't find a body that is feelin' blue Down in Nashville, Tennesse For when they all get that way They run to her and say Nashville Nightingale Sing a little song for me, all for me Nashville Nightingale, gimme some of this Doo-doo-dee-doo-dee-doo, doo-doo-dee-doo-dee-doo Nashville Nightingale Up and down the scale for me, wail for me Nightingale, don't fail, fill my heart with bliss When you sing Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, birdy, how you thrill me Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo Dark town tetrazini, how you kill me Neath the Swanee moon Sing a little tune for me, croon for me Dee-doo-dee-doo-doo, Nashville Nightingale (Instrumental Break) Doo-doo-dee-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo (Instrumental Break) When you sing Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, birdy, how you thrill me Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo Dark town tetrazini, how you kill me Neath the Swanee moon Sing a little tune for me, croon for me Dee-doo-dee-doo-doo, Nashville Nightingale Doo-doo-dee-doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - November 2015)

    


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