Jake(to clara)What, that chile ain’t asleep yet? give him to me.I’ll fix him for you.(jake takes the baby from clara)Lissen to yo’ daddy warn you,’fore you start a-travelling,Woman may born you, love you and mourn you,But a woman is a sometime thing,Yes, a woman is a sometime thing.MingoOh, a woman is a sometime thing.JakeYo’ mammy is the first to name you,Then she’ll tie you to her apron string,Then she’ll shame you and she’ll blame youTill yo’ woman comes to claim you,’cause a woman is a sometime thing,Yes, a woman is a sometime thing.Sporting lifeOh, a woman is a sometime thing.JakeDon’t you never let a woman grieve youJus’ cause she got yo’ weddin’ ring.She’ll love you and deceive you,Take yo’ clothes and leave you’cause a woman is a sometime thing.AllYes, a woman is a sometime thing.Yes, a woman is a sometime thing,Yes, a woman is a sometime thing.JakeThere now, what I tells you; he’s asleep already.(baby wails)(men at crap game laugh).
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A Woman Is A Sometime Thing Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald – A Woman Is A Sometime Thing Lyrics

Songwriters: GERSHWIN, IRA / HEYWARD, DU BOSE / HEYWARD, DOROTHY / GERSHWIN, GEORGE
A Woman Is A Sometime Thing lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., EMI Music Publishing

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