St. James Infirmary Lyrics

Cab Calloway

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publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: A Joe Primrose, Irving Mills
album: Track 15 in album Minnie The Moocher
release date:
popularity : 116 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Funk / Soul Pop
styles: Vocal/Easy Listening
length: 4:47

Album Information

label: Classic Records
format: CD
barcode: 884385493394

Cover Art

Cab Calloway Minnie The Moocher cover art

Lyrics

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It was down by old Joe's barroom, on the corner of the square
They were serving drinks as usual, and the usual crowd was there
On my left stood Big Joe McKennedy, and his eyes were bloodshot red
And he turned his face to the people, these were the very words he said

I was down to St. James infirmary, I saw my baby there
She was stretched out on a long white table,
So sweet, cool and so fair

Let her go, let her go, God bless her
Wherever she may be
She may search this whole wide world over
Never find a sweeter man as me

When I die please bury me in my high top Stetson hat

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Is You Is or Is You Aint My Baby
  • 2 Bugle Call Rag
  • 3 It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
  • 4 I Love to Singa
  • 5 Minnie the Moocher
  • 6 The Calloway Boogie
  • 7 Reefer Man
  • 8 The Jumpin' Jive
  • 10 The Scat Song
  • 11 Walkin' the Dog
  • 12 Jitterbug
  • 13 Saint Louis Blues
  • 14 That Old Black Magic
  • 15 St. James Infirmary