Sleepy Time Down South

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Seldon Powell

Seldon Powell (15 November 1928–25 January 1997) was an American soul jazz, swing and R&B tenor saxophonist and flautist born in Lawrenceville, Virginia, probably best remembered for his early work with musicians like Tab Smith (1949), Lucky Millinder 1949-51), Neal Hefti or Louis Bellson. During the 1960s he ventured into the soul jazz idiom and worked with musicians like Clark Terry, Lou Donaldson, Johnny Hammond Smith and Buddy Rich. more »


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2006
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Homesick tired All alone in a big city 
Why should ev'rybody pity me,
Nighttime's falling, folks are a singin', 
they dance till break of day
Dear Old Southland with it's dreamy songs 
Takes me back there where I belong 
How I'd love to be in mammy's arms
When It's Sleepy Time Down South
 

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Written by: CLARENCE MUSE, LEON RENE, OTIS RENE

Lyrics © OTIS RENE PUBLICATIONS, SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC.

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