Java Jive Lyrics

The Ink Spots


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Ben Oakland, Milton Drake
album: Track 8 in album Vol. 1
release date: 1949
popularity : 529 users have visited this page.
length: 3:19

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I love coffee, I love tea
I love the java jive and it loves me
Coffee and tea and the jiving and me
A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup!
I love java, sweet and hot
Whoops! Mr. Moto, I'm a coffee pot
Shoot me the pot and I'll pour me a shot
A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup!
Oh, slip me a slug from the wonderful mug
And I cut a rug till I'm snug in a jug
A slice of onion and a raw one, draw one.

Waiter, waiter, percolator!
I love coffee, I love tea
I love the java jive and it loves me
Coffee and tea and the jiving and me
A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup!
Boston bean, soy bean
Lima bean, string bean.
You know that I'm not keen for a bean
Unless it is a cheery coffee bean.

I love coffee, I love tea
I love the java jive and it loves me
Coffee and tea and the jiving and me
A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup!
I love java, sweet and hot
Whoops! Mr. Moto, I'm a coffee pot
Shoot me the pot and I'll pour me a shot
A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup!
Oh, slip me a slug from the wonderful mug
And I cut a rug till I'm snug in a jug
Drop me a nickel in my pot, Joe, Taking it slow.

Waiter, waiter, percolator!
I love coffee, I love tea
I love the java jive and it loves me
Coffee and tea and the jiving and me
A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup

Track Listing

  • 1 If I Didn’t Care
  • 2 Whispering Grass (Don’t Tell the Trees)
  • 3 Do I Worry?
  • 4 Java Jive
  • 5 We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me)
  • 6 Maybe
  • 7 I’ll Never Smile Again
  • 8 (It Will Have to Do) Until the Real Thing Comes Along