Listen to my tale of woe,It’s terribly sad but true,All dressed up, no place to goEach ev’ning I’m awf’ly blue.I must win some handsome guyCan’t go on like this,I could blossom out I know,With somebody just like you. so...Oh, sweet and lovely lady, be goodOh, lady, be good to meI am so awf’ly misunderstoodSo lady, be good to meOh, please have some pityI’m all alone in this big cityI tell you I’m just a lonesome babe in the wood,So lady be good to me.Oh, please have some pityI’m all alone in this big cityI tell you I’m just a lonesome babe in the wood,So lady be good to me.Oh lady be good to me.Published lyric furnished by a visitor.Validated / transcribed by todd peach <todd@thepeaches.com>Published version:Listen to my tale of woe, it’s terribly sad but true,All dressed up, no place to goEach ev’ning I’m awf’ly blue.I must win some winsome missCan’t go on like this,I could blossom out I know,Which somebody just like you. so...Oh sweet and lovely,Lady be good,Oh lady be good to me.I am so awf’lly misunderstood,So lady be good, to me.Oh, please have some pityI’m all alone in this big city.I tell you I’m just a lonesome babe in the wood,So lady be good....to me.Auburn and brunette and blonde:I love ’em all, tall or smallBut somehow they dont’ grow fond;They stagger but never fall.Winte’rs gone, and now it’s spring!Love! where is thy sting? If somebody won’t respond,I’m going to end it all.So.....Oh sweet and lovely lady, be good.Oh lady, be good to me!I am so awf’ly misunderstood,So, lady be good to me.This is tulip weather -So let’s put two and two together.I tell youI’m just a lonesome babe in the wood,So, lady be good, to me.Show version:What a killing we could make;Oh, lady, oh, please come through!Susie, oh, for goodness’ sake;It isn’t so hard to do.In this moment of distressHear my s.o.s.All my future is at stake,And, susie, it’s up to you,So......Oh sweet and lovely, lady be good,Oh susie, be good to me.I am so awf’lly misunderstood,So susie, be good, to me.Oh, please have some pityI’m all alone in this big city.I tell you I’m just a lonesome babe in the wood,So susie be good....to me.Listen to my tale of woe, it’s terribly sad but true,All dressed up, no place to goEach ev’ning I’m awf’ly blue.I must win some winsome missCan’t go on like this,I could blossom out I know,Which somebody just like you. so...Oh sweet and lovely lady, be good.Oh lady, be good to me!I am so awf’ly misunderstood,So, lady be good to me.This is tulip weather -So let’s put two and two together.I tell youI’m just a lonesome babe in the wood,So, lady be good, to me.Oh, sweet and lovely wifey, be good.Oh, wifey be good to me!I’ve put an end to your widowhoodSo wifey, be good to me.We should be more clubby -I hope you’re glad to see your hubby.Or else, dear,I’ll be a lonely babe in the wood,Oh wifey be good to me.
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Oh Lady Be Good Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald – Oh Lady Be Good Lyrics

Songwriters: GERSHWIN, GEORGE/GERSHWIN, IRA
Oh Lady Be Good lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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