Mr. Bojangles Song Lyrics

Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr. The Definitive Collection cover art
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MR. BOJANGLES

I knew a man, Bojangles, and he danced for you
in worn out shoes.
With silver hair, a ragged shirt and baggy pants,
the old soft shoe.
He jumped so high, jumped so high, then he lightly touched down.

I met him in a cell in New Orleans, I was
so down and out.

Track Listing

  • 1 Hey There
  • 2 The Birth of the Blues
  • 3 Something's Gotta Give
  • 4 Love Me or Leave Me
  • 5 That Old Black Magic
  • 6 Too Close for Comfort
  • 7 There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York
  • 8 The Lady Is a Tramp
  • 9 What Kind of Fool Am I
  • 10 Gonna Build a Mountain
  • 11 The Shelter of Your Arms
  • 12 Night Song
  • 13 My Shining Hour
  • 14 Lonely Is the Name
  • 15 I've Gotta Be Me
  • 16 The Rhythm of Life
  • 17 The Candy Man
  • 18 Mr. Bojangles
  • 19 The People Tree
  • 20 Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow (Baretta's Theme)
  • credits


    album: Track 18 in album The Definitive Collection
    release date: 2006-7-18
    popularity : 599 users have visited this page.
    length: 5:45
    lyricist: Jerry Jeff Walker
    composer: Jerry Jeff Walker

    Album Information

    label: Hip‐O Records
    country(area): United States
    script: Latin