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Sporting lifeThat’s the thing, ain’ it? an’ membuh there’s.Where that come from. listen: there’s a boat dat’sLeavin’ soon for new york. come wid me, dat’s whereWe belong, sister.You an’ me kin live dat high life in new york.Come wid me, dere you can’t go wrong, sister.I’ll buy you de swellest mansionUp on upper fi’th avenueAn’ through harlem we’ll go struttin’,We’ll go astruttin’,An’ dere’ll be nuttin’Too good for you.I’ll dress you in silks and satinsIn de latest paris styles.And de blues you’ll be forgettin’,You’ll be forgettin’,There’ll be no frettin’Jes nothin’ but smiles.Come along wid me, hey dat’s de place,Don’t be a fool, come along, come along.There’s a boat dat’s leavin’ soon for new yorkCome wid me, dat’s where we belong, sister,Dat’s where we belong! come on, bess!BessYou low, crawlin’ hound! get away from my door, I tellsYou, leave it, you rattlesnake. dat’s what you is,A rattlesnake!



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