Shoo Shoo Baby

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Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington, born Ruth Lee Jones (August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963), was an American Pianist, Blues, R&B, Gospel, Pop and Jazz singer. She has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s", and called "The Queen of the Blues". She is a 1986 inductee of the… more »

You've seen him up and down the avenue
And now he's wearing the navy blue
She had a tear in the corner of her eye
As he said his last goodbye

Shoo, shoo, baby
Shoo, shoo, baby
Bye, bye, bye, baby
Your papa's off to the seven seas

Don't cry, baby
Don't sigh, baby
Bye, bye, bye, baby
When I come back, we'll live a life of ease

Seems kinda tough now
To say goodbye this way
But papa's gotta be rough now
So that he can be sweet to you another day

Bye, baby
Don't cry, baby
Shoo, shoo, shoo, baby
Your papa's off to the seven seas

Bye, bye, bye, baby
Don't cry, my baby
Shoosh, baby
'Cause your papa's off to the seven seas

Written by: PHIL MOORE

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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