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Jazz Baby Lyrics
Jazz Baby Song Lyrics
My daddy was a rag-time trombone player,
My mommy was a rag-time cabaret-er.
They met one day at a tango tea,
There was a syncopated wedding,
And then came me!
Folks think the way I walk is a fad,
But it's a birthday present from my mommy and dad-dy.
I'm a jazz baby, little jazz baby, that's me.
There's something in the tone of a saxophone
That makes me do a little wiggle all my own!
'Cause I'm a jazz baby,
Full of jazz-bo harmony.
That "Walk The Dog" and "Ball The Jack" that caused all the talk
Is just a copy of the way I naturally walk!
'Cause I'm a jazz baby, little jazz baby that's me!
Rock to sleep while the cradle went to and fro,
To and fro to the tune of the tickle-toe.
Ever since I started into grow,
Love to hear the music playing, see my dear old mammy swayin'!
Razz-ma-tazz, that's all I ever knew,
All day long I never would get through
Jazz-ma-tazz, that's all I want to do,
So play me a little jazz!!
Jazz baby, full of jazz-bo harmony.
The wailin' of the saxes when those fellas go mad
Cannot compare with what I got from mommy and dad.
So hear this jazz baby,
Ah, Ah, Ah, Ah...
Baby, that's me.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Song List
›Not for the Life of Me
›Thoroughly Modern Millie
›Not for the Life of Me 2
›How the Other Half Lives
›Not for the Life of Me (reprise)
›The Speed Test
›They Don't Know
›The Nuttycracker Suite
›What Do I Need with Love?
›Only in New York
›Back at Work
›Forget About the Boy
›Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life
›I Turned the Corner (quartet/reprise)
›Long as I'm Here with You
›Do It Again!
›Rose of Washington Square