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ST. LOUIS BLUES (William C. Handy) 1916 - Princes Orch. (Instr.); Ciro's Club Coon Orch. 1919 - Al Bernard; Ernest Hare; Wadsworth Novelty Dance Orch. 1920 - Marion Harris 1921 - Esther Bigeou; Original Dixieland Jazz Band (vocal: Al Bernard); Lanin's Southern Serenaders 1923 - W.C. Handy's Orch. (Instr.) 1925 - Bessie Smith 1926 - Paul Whiteman & His Orch.; Bessie Brown 1928 - Gene Austin; Emmett Miller & His Georgia Crackers; Irene Beasley; 1930 - Louis Armstrong & His Orch.; Cab Calloway & His Jungle Band; Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees 1931 - Eubie Blake & His Orch. (vocal: Dick Robertson) 1932 - Bing Crosby with Duke Ellington & His Orch.; Mills Brothers Ethel Waters; Jack Hylton & His Orch. (vocal: Billy Munn) 1934 - Cliff "Ukulele Ike" Edwards; Paul Robeson 1935 - Milton Brown & His Brownies; Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys; The Boswell Sisters; Ray Noble & His Orch. (vocal: Al Bowlly); Nat Gonella & His Georgians 1936 - Ben Pollack's Rhythm Wreckers (vocal: Whitey McPherson); Benny Goodman Quartet (Instr.); 1938 - Maxine Sullivan 1939 - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians 1941 - Billie Holiday 1946 - Kay Starr; Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers 1947 - Pearl Bailey; Dinah Shore; Danny Kaye 1949 - Delta Rhythm Boys 1950 - Kay Starr 1952 - Les Paul & Mary Ford 1954 - Billy Eckstine; Nellie Lutcher 1955 - Chris Barber's Jazz Band (vocal: Ottilie Patterson) 1957 - LaVern Baker; Shirley Bassey; Cleo Laine; Billy Ward &The Dominoes 1958 - Eartha Kitt (feat. in the film "St. Louis Blues"); Nat King Cole; Pat Boone; Ella Fitzgerald 1959 - Perry Como; Brenda Lee; Isley Brothers; Gary Crosby; Pete Seeger 1960 - The Merri-Men; Jaye P. Morgan; Freddy Cannon 1961 - Peggy Lee; The Cousins; The Modernaires 1962 - Helen Shapiro; Alberta Hunter 1963 - Bobby Vinton; Jimmy Reed; Lou Rawls 1964 - Julie London; Roy Drusky; Nino Tempo & April Stevens 1965 - Chuck Berry 1973 - Teresa Brewer 1974 - Jerry Reed; Etta James Also recorded by: Hugh Laurie; Mildred Bailey; Louis Prima; Alice Babs; Dick Haymes; Clark Sisters; Ethel Smith; Lena Horne; Ink Spots; Big Bill Broonzy; Jo Stafford; Sonny Burgess; Hank Williams Jr.; Elton Britt; Ruth Brown; Stevie Wonder; Peggy Dell; Roy Clark; Judy Canova; Willard Robinson; Ray B. Anthony; Mickey & Kitty; Diahann Carroll; Asleep At The Wheel; Roy Orbison; Margaret Whiting; Fats Waller; Lainie Kazan; Anne Shelton; Sons of the Pioneers .......... and many, many others. INSTRUMENTAL RECORDINGS: Artie Shaw; Art Tatum; Erroll Garner; Dizzy Gillespie; Lew Stone; Ferrante & Teicher; Fletcher Henderson; Earl Hines; Al Hirt; Pee Wee Hunt; Harry James; Quincy Jones; Bob Crosby; Jimmy Dorsey with Spike Hughes & His 3 Blind Mice; Jack Teagarden; Duane Eddy; Sidney Bechet; Dave Brubeck; Charlie Byrd; Glenn Miller; Sid Phillips; Stephane Grappelli; Red Nichols & His Five Pennies; Ted Heath; Django Reinhardt; Larry Adler; Chet Atkins; Steve Allen; Charlie Barnet; Count Basie; Lionel Hampton; Gene Krupa; Syd Lawrence; Billy May; Hank Marvin; Red Norvo; Kid Ory; Liberace; Firehouse Five Plus Two ........... and many others. ORIGINAL LYRICS: I hate to see de ev'nin' sun go down Hate to see de ev'nin' sun go down 'Cause my baby he done lef' dis town Feelin' tomorrow lak ah feel today Feel tomorrow lak ah feel today I'll pack my trunk, make ma gitaway St. Louis woman wid her diamon' rings Pulls dat man roun' by her apron strings 'Twant for powder and for store-bought hair De man ah love would not gone nowhere, nowhere Got de St. Louis Blues, jes as blue as ah can be Dat man got a heart lak a rock cast in the sea Or else he wouldn't have gone so far from me Been to de Gypsy to get ma fortune tol' To de Gypsy, done got ma fortune tol' 'Cause I'm most wile 'bout ma Jelly Roll Gypsy done tol' me, "Don't you wear no black" Yes, she done tol' me, "Don't you wear no black" Go to St. Louis, you can win him back Help me to Cairo, Make St. Louis maself Git to Cairo, find my ol' friend Jeff Gwine to pin maself close to his side If ah flag his train, I sho' can ride I loves dat man lak a schoolboy loves his pie Lak a kentucky Col'nel loves his mint an' rye I'll love ma baby till the day I die You ought to see dat stovepipe brown of mine Lak he owns de Dimon Joseph line He made a cross-eyed o' man go stone blind Blacker than midnight, teeth lak flags of truce Blackest man in de whole St. Louis Blacker de berry, sweeter am de juice About a crap game he knows a pow'ful lot But when worktime comes, he's on de dot Gwine to ask him for a cold tenspot What it takes to git it, he's cert'nly got A black-headed gal makes a freight train jump the track Said a black-headed gal makes a freight train jump the track But a long tall gal makes a preacher ball the jack Lawd, a blonde-headed woman makes a good man leave the town I said a blonde-headed woman makes a good man leave the town But a redhead woman makes a boy slap his papa down Oh, ashes to ashes and dust to dust I said ashes to ashes and dust to dust If my blues don't get you, my jazzing must ******************** As recorded by PERRY COMO: I hate to see that evenin' sun go down I hate to see that evenin' sun go down 'Cause my baby gone and left this town Feelin' tomorrow just like I feel today If I'm feelin' tomorrow just like I feel today I'll pack my trunk and make my getaway I went to the Gypsy to get my fortune told Yes, I went to the Gypsy to get my fortune told I asked the Gypsy, "What does the future hold?" Gypsy told me, "Don't you wear no black" Hmm! The Gypsy told me, "Don't you wear no black, no black" "Go to St. Louis and you can win her back" St. Louis woman with her diamond rings Pulls this man around by her apron strings If it wasn't for powder and for store-bought hair That gal I love wouldn't have gone nowhere, nowhere I got the St. Louis Blues, just as blue as I can be 'Cause that gal's got a heart like a rock cast in the sea Or else she wouldn't have gone so far from me I love that gal like a schoolboy loves his pie Like a Kentucky Colonel loves his mint an' his rye I love that gal, yes I love that gal Yes, I love that gal until the day I die! ******************** As recorded by BOBBY VINTON: Oh! Hey! Let's make some noise Here we go, a-one-two, a-one-two three-four Hey-aye! A-one-two, a-one-two three-four Hey-aye! (Hey-aye!) Woh-hoh! (Woh-hoh!) Hey-aye! (Hey-aye!) Ah-hah! (Aaaggghhhhhh!) Got the St. Louis blues, I'm as blue, just as blue as I can be I got the St. Louis blues, I'm as blue, just as blue as I can be Well, since my baby left me, there is nothin' left for me, aaahh And if I'm feelin' tomorrow like I'm feelin' today, aaahh Said if I'm feelin' tomorrow like I'm feelin' today, aaahh I'm gonna pack my bags and I'm gonna move away-ay-ay-ay-ay St. Louis woman with all your diamond rings You lead me all around by your apron strings And if it weren't for that makeup and that store-bought hair That little girl of mine she never goin' nowhere So we 'll say yeah-yeah! (Yeah-Yeah!) Woh-hoh! (Woh-hoh!) Oh-hoh! (Oh-hoh!) Ah-hah! (Aaaggghhhhhh!) Got the St. Louis blues, I'm as blue, just as blue as I can be, baby, one more time I said I got the St. Louis blues and I'm as blue, just as blue as I can be Well, since my baby left me, there is nothin' left for me And so I'm goin' to St. Louis Baby, let me tell you I want you to know That I'm goin', I'm movin' on I gotta make it, baby I got to make it, baby (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - May 2018)

    





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