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CRAB MAN
Ella Fitzgerald


CRAB MAN

I'm talkin' about devil crabs

1'm talkin' about devil crabs

I'm talkin' about de food I sells



She crab, she crab.



PORGY

On yo' way, brother.



CRAB MAN

Devil crab!



MARIA

Hey, crab man!



CRAB MAN

I'm talkin' about de food I sells

When I done talkin' about de food I sells

Talkin' about devil crab.

(Maria picks crab, counts out money, pays Crab mon,

who then leaves.)

Now I's talkin' about yo' pocketbook

I'm talkin' about devil crabs, she crab, she crab,

Devil crab, I'm talkin' about de food I sells.

(Bell chimes five times. - Looks at Porgy)


ELLA FITZGERALD

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6). Often referred to as the "First Lady of Song" and the "Queen of Jazz," she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.
Fitzgerald was a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over the course of her 60-year recording career ... Read More