Ace in the Hole

by Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6), she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and int…




Sad times, may follow your tracks
Bad times, may bar you from Sak's
At times, when Satan in slacks
Breaks down your self-control

Maybe, as often it goes
Your Abie, may tire of his rose
So baby, this rule I propose
Always have an ace in the hole

Sad times, may follow your tracks
Bad times, may bar you from Sak's
At times, when Satan in slacks
Breaks down your self control

Maybe, as often it goes
Your Abie, may tire of his rose
So baby, this rule I propose
Always have an ace in the hole

Always have an ace in the hole

Written by: COLE PORTER

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