Fine and Mellow

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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Harris April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists… more »

My man don't love me
 Treats me oh so mean
My man he don't love me
 Treats me awfully 
He's the lowest man
That I've ever see

He wears high trimmed pants
 Stripes are really yellow
He wears high trimmed pants
 Stripes are really yellow
But when he starts in to love me
He's so fine and mellow 

Love will make you drink and gamble 
Make you stay out all night long
Love will make you drink and gamble 
Make you stay out all night long
Love will make you do things 
That you know is wrong 

But if you treat me right baby
I'll stay home everyday 
If you treat me right baby
I'll stay home everyday 
But you're so mean to me baby
I know you're gonna drive me away

Love is just like the faucet 
It turns off and on
Love is like the faucet 
It turns off and on
 Sometimes when you think it's on baby
It has turned off and gone

Written by: BILLIE HOLIDAY

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