Nat King ColeBallad Of Cat Ballou

-artists: nat king cole and stubby kaye -words by mack david and music by jerry livingston -title song from the 1965 film starring jane fonda, lee marvin (who won an oscar -for his dual role as a drunken lawman and his counterpart, outlaw kid sheleen) -cole and kaye, as strolling minstrels, functioned as a greek chorus, commenting -on the action [?] Well now friends just lend an ear For you're now about to hear The ballad of cat ballou It's a song that's newly made And professus and the shade And the sunrise kid are singin' it for you Cat ballou, cat ballou It's a hangin' day in wolf city, wyomin' Wolf city, wyomin', eighteen ninety four They're gonna drop cat ballou Through the gallows floor She killed a man in wolf city, wyomin' Wolf city, wyomin', killed a man it's true And that is why they're a-hangin' Hangin' cat ballou She has the smile of an angel (fights like the devil) The eyes of an angel (bites like the devil) The face of an angel (I say she's the devil) (she's mean and evil through and through) Cat ballou, cat ball-ou-ou-ou She's mean and evil through and through With her outlaw band they're now tellin' a story Now tellin' a story how she rode the plain The wildest gal in the we-est Since calamity jane And today's the day that she's goin' to glory She's goin' to glory for the way she sinned They'll be a-speedin' her soul On a wayward wind She has the smile of an angel (fights like the devil) The eyes of an angel (bites like the devil) The face of an angel (I say she's the devil) (she's mean and evil through and through) Cat ballou (cat ballou) Cat ball-ou-ou-ou (cat ballou) She's mean and evil through and through Cat ballou, cat ball-ou-ou-ou She's mean and evil through and through
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