OH, BABE ! (Louis Prima / Milton Kabak) Louis Prima & Keely Smith - 1950 Kay Starr - 1950 The Ames Brothers - 1950 Benny Goodman Sextet (vocal: Jimmy Ricks & Nancy Reed) - 1950 Ralph Flanagan & His Orch. (vocal: Steve enoric) - 1950 Lionel Hampton & His Orch. - 1950 Wynonie Harris - 1950 Roy Milton & His Solid Senders - 1950 Jimmy Preston - 1950 Also recorded by: The Ravens; The Love Dogs; Lily Wilde & Her Jumpin' Jubilee Orchestra; Johnny Nocturne Band; Lannie Garrett. (Louis) First you say heeeeello! Then ya get meeeellow! Mustn't be laaazy! Gotta be craaazy! Once you get started This is what'll happen to you Ya shake it an' ya break it an' ya, Oh Babe Ya knock it an' ya rock it an' ya, Oh Babe Ya swing it an' ya sing it an' ya, Oh Babe Ya skip it an' ya dip it an' ya, Oh Babe The world turns upside down When ya holler Oh Babe. Ya wiggle an' ya giggle an' ya, Oh Babe Ya shuffle an' ya scuffle an' ya, Oh Babe Ya romp it an' ya stomp it an' ya, Oh Babe Ya move it an' ya groove it an' ya, Oh Babe The world turns upside down When ya holler Oh Babe (Musical Interlude) (Keeley) Ya shake it an' ya break it an' ya, Oh Babe Ya knock it an' ya rock it an' ya, Oh Babe Ya swing it an' ya sing it an' ya, Oh Babe Ya skip it an' ya dip it an' ya, Oh Babe The world turns upside down When ya holler Oh Babe. (Musical Interlude) (Louis) Oh Babe! (Transcribed by Bill Huntley - January 2005) ***************************** As recorded by the Benny Goodman Sextet with vocal by Jimmy Ricks & Nancy Reed: JIMMY RICKS: First you say "Hello", then you get mellow Musn't be lazy, gotta be crazy Once you get started Here's what'll happen to you Well, you shake it and you break it and you "oh babe" You romp it and you stomp it and you "oh babe" Zing it and you sing it and you "oh babe" You hop it and you pop it and you "oh babe" The world turns upside down when you holler "Oh Babe!" Well, you boogie and you woogie and you "oh babe" You hustle and you tustle and you "oh babe" You wiggle and you giggle and you "oh babe" You shuffle and you skuffle and you "oh babe" The world turns upside down when you holler "Oh Babe!" (Clarinet Solo) NANCY REED: Oh, you shake it and you break it and you (Oh Babe) Oh, You romp it and you stomp it and you (Oh Babe) Oh, you zing it and you sing it and you (Oh Babe) Oh, you hop it and you pop it and you (Oh Babe) The world turns upside down when you holler "Oh Babe!" (Musical Interlude) JIMMY: Well, you shake it and you break it and you "oh babe" NANCY: You romp it and you stomp it and you "oh babe" JIMMY: You zing it and you sing it and you "oh babe" NANCY: Oh, you hop it and you pop it and you "oh babe" JIMMY: The world turns upside down BOTH: When you holler "Oh Babe" When you holler "Oh Babe" (Transcribed by Mel Priddle) ********************************