Summertime

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Nina Simone

Eunice Kathleen Waymon (February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003), better known by her stage name Nina Simone /ˈniːnə sɨˈmoʊn/, was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist widely associated with jazz music. Simone aspired to become a classical pianist while wo… more »

Summertime and the livin's easy
Fish are jumpin', and the cotton is high
Oh yo' daddy's rich and yo' ma is good lookin'
So hush, little baby, don' yo' cry

One of these mornin's you goin' to rise up singin'
Then you'll spread yo' wings an' you'll take the sky
But 'till that mornin', there's a-nothin' can harm you
With daddy and mammy standin' by

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

Lyrics © SONGS MUSIC PUBLISHING

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