We want to leave you happyDon’t want to leave you sadWe want to leave you happyDon’t want to leave you sadWant to sing some bluesBut don’t want to sing them badRoy wailed for youHe wailed the blues tonightRoy wailed for youHe wailed the blues tonightHe wailed, he wailed, he wailed ’em just rightHe talked about a mean womanOh what a woman was sheTalked about a mean womanWhat a woman was sheI’ve got my chance to talk about a manI’ll talk about heHe was good to meHe was goodHe was good to meWhoa, so goodI don’t know much about the bluesBut I know somewhereThere’s a little bit of soul in ellaThere’s a little bit of soul in meThere’s a little bit of soul in ellaThere’s a little bit of soul in meOh somewhere down the lineI’ve had miseryEvery woman gets miseryEvery woman is cryingEvery woman has miseryEvery woman is cryingCrying ’bout a manAnd the way he did her wrongI had one tooI had one tooI had one tooI had one tooHe did me wrong, but what did I doI picked up and took patootYeah, yeahYeah, yeahYeah, yeahYeah, yeahI want to go out swingingSwinging the blues tonightDon’t want to talk about mack the knifeDon’t want to talk about the snuffingJust want to have fun talking aboutThings that make you happySnappy happy happy snappy, that’s meJoe williams sang the blues tuneHe talked about his womanJoe williams sang the blues tuneHe talked about his womanEverybody, everybody pays those duesHave you paid your duesHave you paid your duesHave you paid your duesHave you paid your duesEverybody, somewhere along the line is paying some duesDues, one and twoDues, doesn’t matter nothingDues, three and fourDues, maybe more, that’s all rightYou’re still paying duesSo let’s stay happy, happy, happyLet’s stay happyGo swinging out, swinging out, swinging outSinging the bluesBye-byeBye-byeIt’s been a wonderful night tonightYes, it’s been niceOne more chorus, just for youI thank you daddy, for coming outI thank you people, for coming outCause somewhere along the line, everyone will want to shoutI want to shoutShout about my troublesI want to shoutShout about my troublesLike you I’ve paid the duesAnd I’ve got double troubleCome on, let’s stay happyCome on, clap, let’s stay happyLet’s sing the happy bluesNo more sad duesI am happy you are happy tooI am happy you are happy tooSo let’s go out with the blues that’s swingingLike count basie, swing onLike count basie, swing onLike count basie, swing onLike count basie, swing onSwing on, swing out tonightHey nowHey nowHey nowRight on now, with that soulC’mon everybodyC’mon and say right onI said right onI said right onRight onRight onRight onRight onRight onGet with it, yeahGet with it, yeahGet with it, yeahGet with it, yeahGet with itGet with itGet with it, c’monLet’s make you happyHappyI’ve sung these blues, and I’m throughCause I don’t know what I’m singing aboutI don’t know what I’m singing aboutWith this happy musicThis happy musicSo I’d better leave while I’m happyAnd say good night to youGoodnightGoodnightGoodnightGoodnightGoodnight
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Happy Blues Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald – Happy Blues Lyrics