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Roosevelt Sykes – Sunny Side Of The Street lyrics

[Piano Intro]

Now get your hat, baby
Get yo coat and leave your worries
On your doorstep
'Cause you know life can be sweet
On the sundown, sunny, sunny
Sunny, sunny side up the street

You hear the pity pat
Now the sign of the sound of the rain drops
Now, go ahead on and direct yo feet, baby hidden
To the sunny, sunny, sunny, side-a the dream, yeah

You see I walk, mama walked, in the shade
With them blues I'm talkin' bout
Now, now, now, now on parade
I don't worry now, no
Because it's over, over, over
And we gonna cross a Vine

Ever, never owned a cent
You see I feel mellow, mellow
Mellow as old Rockefeller
Talkin' bout the gold dust at my feet, baby
On the sundown, sunny, sunny
Side of the street, yes man, out there


'Mercy, mercy, right there'

'Go ahead an sell yo papers, son'

'Oh, yeah'

'Whoa, yeah'

Take my walk in the shade
With them blues I'm talkin' bout
Now darlin, on parade
I don't worry not now
Because it's all over, over
Over and they gotta cross over, babe

Ever, never owned a cent
You see I'd feel mellow, mellow
'Most Rock-a-fellow
With gold dust at my feet
I have sundown, sunny, sunny side the
Pow! Pow! Pow!

Sunny Side of the Street - 3: 35 (Trk 16)
Roosevelt Sykes - piano & vocal
Recorded: December 30, 1971
Producer: G. H. Buck Jr.
Jazz City Studios, New Orleans, la
Album: Roosevelt Sykes 'Dirty Mother For You'

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