Summertime

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Paul Robeson

Paul Leroy Robeson ( /ˈroʊbsən/ ROHB-sən April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an American singer and actor who was a political activist for the Civil Rights Movement. Although Robeson achieved artistic and financial success, the Spanish Civil War effectuated his deprecation of his commercial… more »

Summertime and the livin' is easy
Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high
Oh your daddy's rich and your mammy good lookin'
So hush little baby, don't you cry

One of these mornings
You're gonna rise up singing
And you'll spread your wings
And you fly to the sky
But 'till that morning
There's nothin' can harm you
With daddy and mammy standin' by

Written by: DOROTHY HEYWARD, DU BOSE HEYWARD, GEORGE GERSHWIN, IRA GERSHWIN

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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Summertime