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I GOTTA RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES
Ella Fitzgerald


I gotta right to sing the blues
I gotta right to feel low-down
I gotta right to hang around
Down around the river


A certain gal in this old town
Keeps draggin' my poor (old) heart around
All I see, for me is - misery


I gotta right to sing the blues
I gotta right to moan and sigh
I gotta right to sit and cry
Down around the river


I know the deep blue sea
Will soon be callin' me
It must be love - say what you choose
I gotta right to sing the blue


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