LULLABY OF BROADWAY
the lullaby of Broadway.
The hi-de-hi and boop-boop-buh-doo.
It's just the lullaby of Broadway.
The band begins to go to town
and everyone goes crazy.
You rock-a-bye your baby 'round
'til everything gets hazy.
Hush-a-bye, I'm gonna buy you this and that,
you hear your daddy sing.
Then baby goes home to her flat
to sleep all day.
Good night, baby.
Good night. The milkman's on his way.
Do, do, do, doodley-do.
Sleep tight,oh, my baby.
Sleep tight. Let's call it a day.
Listen to the lullaby of
ol-bo-ba-bo-ba-b'old doo doo doo Broadway!
The lulla-lullaby of Broadway!
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