Summertime

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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving int… more »

Summertime, and the livin' is easy
Fish are jumpin', and the cotton is high
Yo' daddy's rich, and yo' mama's good-lookin'
So hush little baby, don't you cry

One of these mornin's you gonna rise up singin'
You gonna spread your little wings, and you'll take to the sky
But 'till that mornin', there ain't nothin' gonna harm you
With yo mama and daddy, standin' bye

Now it's summertime, and the livin' is easy
Them fish are jumpin', and the cotton's 'bout waist high
Yo' daddy's rich, and, ya know yo' mama's good-lookin'
Now hush little baby, don't, you cry

Summertime

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

Lyrics © SONGS MUSIC PUBLISHING, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing

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