I Still Suits Me Lyrics - Bing Crosby

publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jerome Kern, Oscar Ii Hammerstein
release date:
genres: Stage & Screen
length: 3:04
Joe! Dere you go again! Look at dem peas all over de floor!

River done it

De river done it?

Ol' river can do mos' anything, Queenie.
Look out dere what it's doin' now, won't be letting us
Give no show tonight.

Show? Dat don't worry me none. Dere's
Somethin' else on dis ol' boat worries me mo'.

Miss Nola?

Dat's what

She be all right.

Dat's what you say 'bout ev'rythin'. You don't get excited.
Why? 'Cause you don't do nuthin'. You don' cook like me.
You don' act like the show folk. You don' work on the tow
Boat. What do you do?

Well, I jes' shelled dem peas.

You ain't pickin' dem up.

No, but I could've ef you didn't do it.
I could do a lot of things ef it was necessary.

Den why don'cha?

It ain't necessary,
(He starts to sing, extemporaneously rhyming, stating his
Mood of the moment. He sings as QUEENIE goes about her work)

Keep on a-naggin',
'n bullyraggin',
'n criticizin',
'n call me pizen,
Ah ain't apologizin', no siree!
No matter what you say,
Ah still suits me.
De rag you're chewin'
Mus' be a ruin,
Keep right on knockin',
Keep right on mockin',
Mah rockin' chair ain't rockin',
No sirree!
No matter what you say,
Ah still suits me.

(coming over to him, belligerently)
Does you ever wash the dishes?
Does you do the things I wishes?
Does you do dem?
No, you don't!
Will you do dem?
No, you won't!
When dere's any workin' to it
I'm de one dat's gotta do it!
When it's rainin' who's the feller
Uses up the whole umbreller?
Selfish as a man can be!

(looking up blandly)
No matter what you say,
Ah still suits me.

You don' make money!

Ah know dat, honey!

I never see none!

Ain't gonna be none,
But dat don' worry me none,
No siree!

Shif'less! Lifeless! No good!

No matter what you say,
Ah still suits me.

I may be no good,
No good fo' yo' good,
I may be lifeless,
But wid one wife less
Mah life would be mo' strifeless,
Yes siree!
No matter what you say
Ah still suits me.

Does you ever wash de dishes?
Does you do de things ah wishes?
Does you do dem?
No you don't!
Will you do dem?
No, you won't!

Always imitatin' me
An' always aggravation' me!
Den in spite of ev'rything,
'Spite of all de grief you bring,
'Xpectin' me to love you true!

No matter what you say,
Ah thinks you do.
(He reaches out and pulls her to him affectionately.
She roars with glee)

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CD 1
  • 1 I've Got the Girl
  • 2 Muddy Water
  • 3 Side by Side
  • 4 From Monday On
  • 5 Mississippi Mud
  • 6 'Tain't So, Honey, 'Tain't So
  • 7 If I Had You
  • 8 Can't We Be Friends?
  • 9 Happy Feet
  • 10 You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
  • 11 Three Little Words
  • 12 I Surrender, Dear
  • 13 Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)
  • 14 Just a Gigolo
  • 15 Out of Nowhere
  • 16 Just One More Chance
  • 17 I'm Through With Love
  • 18 I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a Five and Ten Cent Store)
  • 19 Dancing in the Dark
  • 20 Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day)
  • 21 Dinah
  • 22 St. Louis Blues
  • 23 Sweet Georgia Brown
  • 24 Please
  • 25 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You
    CD 2
  • 1 Brother Can You Spare a Dime
  • 2 You're Getting to Be a Habit With Me
  • 3 I've Got the World on a String
  • 4 The Last Round-Up
  • 5 Love in Bloom
  • 6 June in January
  • 7 Soon
  • 8 It's Easy to Remember
  • 9 Red Sails in the Sunset
  • 10 Silent Night, Holy Night
  • 11 Moonburn
  • 12 The Touch of Your Lips
  • 13 Pennies From Heaven
  • 14 Shoe Shine Boy
  • 15 The Way You Look Tonight
  • 16 Sweet Leilani
  • 17 Too Marvellous for Words
  • 18 The Moon Got in My Eyes
  • 19 Remember Me
  • 20 Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight?)
  • 21 Don't Be That Way
  • 22 I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams
  • 23 You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
  • 24 If I Had My Way
  • 25 An Apple for the Teacher
    CD 3
  • 1 Sierra Sue
  • 2 Mister Meadowlark
  • 3 Trade Winds
  • 4 Only Forever
  • 5 Along the Santa Fe Trail
  • 6 Tea for Two
  • 7 Yes Indeed
  • 8 San Antonio Rose
  • 9 The Waiter and the Porter and the Upstairs Maid
  • 10 The Birth of the Blues
  • 11 You Are My Sunshine
  • 12 Deep in the Heart of Texas
  • 13 Wait Till the Sun Shines Nellie
  • 14 White Christmas
  • 15 Moonlight Becomes You
  • 16 Sunday, Monday or Always
  • 17 People Will Say We're in Love
  • 18 San Fernando Valley
  • 19 Swinging on a Star
  • 20 I Love You
  • 21 Night and Day
  • 22 I'll Be Seeing You
  • 23 There'll Be a Hot Time in the Town of Berlin
  • 24 Ral
  • 25 Don't Fence Me In
    CD 4
  • 1 Mine
  • 2 Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
  • 3 Put It There Pal
  • 4 Baia
  • 5 You Belong to My Heart (Solamente Una Vez)
  • 6 If I Loved You
  • 7 Close as Pages in a Book
  • 8 Along the Navajo Trail
  • 9 It's Been a Long, Long Time
  • 10 I Can't Begin to Tell You
  • 11 Day by Day
  • 12 Sioux City Sue
  • 13 After You've Gone
  • 14 South America, Take It Away
  • 15 A Couple of Song and Dance Men
  • 16 I Still Suits Me
  • 17 Alexander's Ragtime Band
  • 18 Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song)
  • 19 Embraceable You
  • 20 But Beautiful
  • 21 Sam's Song
  • 22 Autumn Leaves
  • 23 I've Never Been in Love Before
  • 24 If I Were a Bell