Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong It Ain't Necessarily So cover

It Ain't Necessarily So
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Verse 1
[Sportin' Life]
It ain't necessarily so,
Verse 2
[All]
It ain't necessarily so.
[Sportin' Life:]
De t'ings dat yo li'ble
To read in de Bible -
It ain't necessarily so.
Lil' David was small, but oh my!
Verse 3
[All]
Lil' David was small, but oh my!
Sportin' Life:
He fought Big Goliath
Who lay down and dieth -
Lil' David was small, but oh my!
Wadoo!
Verse 4
[Ensemble]
Wadoo!
Verse 5
[Sportin' Life]
Zim bam boddle-oo!
Verse 6
[Ensemble]
Zim bam boddle-oo!
Verse 7
[Sportin' Life]
Hoodle ah da waah da!
Verse 8
[Ensemble]
Hoodle ah da waah da!
Verse 9
[Sportin' Life]
Scatty way!
Verse 10
[Ensemble]
Scatty wah!
Verse 11
[Sportin' Life]
Yeah!
Oh Jonah, he lived in de whale
Verse 12
[All]
Oh Jonah, he lived in de whale.
Verse 13
[Sportin' Life]
Fo' he made his home in
Dat fish's abdomen -
Oh Jonah, he lived in de whale.
Lil' Moses was found in a stream
Verse 14
[All]
Lil' Moses was found in a stream
Verse 15
[Sportin' Life]
He floated on water
'Til Ole' Pharaoh's daughter
She fished him, she says from dat stream.
Wadoo!
Verse 16
[Ensemble]
Wadoo!
Verse 17
[Sportin' Life]
Zim bam boddle-oo!
Verse 18
[Ensemble]
Zim bam boddle-oo!
Verse 19
[Sportin' Life]
Hoodle ah da waah da!
Verse 20
[Ensemble]
Hoodle ah da waah da!
Verse 21
[Sportin' Life]
Scatty way!
Verse 22
[Ensemble]
Scatty wah!
Verse 23
[Sportin' Life]
Yeah!
It ain't necessarily so
Verse 24
[All]
It ain't necessarily so
Verse 25
[Sportin' Life]
Dey tell all you chillun
De Debble's a villun
But 'tain't necessarily so.
To get into Hebbben
Verse 26
Don't snap fo' a sebben -
Live clean! Don' have no fault!
Oh, I takes dat gospel
Whenever it's pos'ple -
But wid a grain of salt!
Methus'lah lived nine hundred years,
Verse 27
[All]
Methus'lah lived nine hundred years,
Verse 28
[Sportin' Life]
But who calls dat livin'
When no gal'll give in
To no man what's nine hundred years?
I'm preachin' dis sermon to show
It ain't nessa, ain't nessa,
Ain't nessa, ain't nessa -
Verse 29
[All]
It ain't necessarily so!

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