Who Sang Lorelei? Ella Fitzgerald

Credits
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Tina Weymouth, Laura Elizabeth Weymouth, Steven J.c. Stanley, Adrian Belew, Christopher Frantz
release date: 1957
length: 3:01
composer: George Gershwin
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
Back in the days of knights in armor
There once lived a lovely charmer
Swimming in the Rhine
Her figure was divine

She had a yen for all the sailors
Fishermen and gobs and whalers
She had a most immoral eye
They called her Lorelei

She created quite a stir
And I want to be like her

I want to be like that gal on the river
Who sang her song to the ships passing by
She had the goods and how she could deliver
The Lorelei

She used to love in a strange kind of fashion
With lots of hey-ho-de-ho-hi-de-hi
And I can guarantee I`m full of passion
Like the Lorelei

I`m treacherous, yeah-yeah
Oh, I just can`t hold myself in check
I`m lecherous, yeah-yeah
I want to bite my initials on a sailor`s neck

Each affair has a kick and a wallop
For what they crave, I can always supply
I want to be just like that other trollop
The Lorelei

I want to be just like that other trollop
The Lorelei



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 But Not for Me
  • 2 Fascinatin' Rhythm
  • 3 They All Laughed
  • 4 The Man I Love
  • 5 Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 6 Clap Yo' Hands
  • 7 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
  • 8 Love Is Here to Stay
  • 9 I Was Doing All Right
  • 10 He Loves and She Loves
  • 11 Lorelei
  • 12 (I've Got) Beginner's Luck