Christmas Night in Harlem
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, glory, Halle What's all that noise? Hallelujah Don't give up with that now Glory, Halle Who's that over in the corner? Hallelujah I believe that's Mr. Teagarden Hey what you doin' up there, man? Last time I saw you You were sayin' fare thee well to Harlem I done bin wise g'wine An' I ain't g'wine there n'more You sho' come back the right time It's Christmas up here What d'ya mean up here? It's Christmas ev'rywhere Yeah, but it ain't all Christmas Like it's Christmas in Harlem No Ev'ry gal struttin' with her beau Through the streets covered white with snow Happy smiles er'ywhere you go Christmas night in Harlem Black and tans feelin' mighty good In that old colored neighborhood Here and now be it understood Christmas night in Harlem Ev'ryone is gonna sit up Until after three Ev'ryone will be all lit up Like a Christmas tree Come on now ev'ry coal black Joe You just lead me t'the mistletoe With a kiss and a hi de ho Christmas night in Harlem Hee, man, dog What'd Santa Claus leave in your stockin'? Let me see, there's an orange, a jar ? And, man, look at this slide trombone Yeah, but it might not sound so pretty Let me hear you tune it Mr. Mercer, I'm glad to be back in this festivity Ah, you said it Mr. T It's Christmas night in Harlem Well it's Christmas night in Harlem Man, you drew the ?
Written by: MITCHELL PARISH, RAYMOND SCOTT
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