Let Up Lyrics - Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln Abbey Is Blue cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1987
length: 5:32
producer: Jean-Philippe Allard and Orrin Keepnews
engineer: Jack Higgins
piano: Cedar Walton
vocal: Abbey Lincoln
double bass: Bob Boswell
trumpet: Tommy Turrentine
tenor saxophone: Stanley Turrentine
trombone: Julian Priester
drums (drum set): Max Roach
This heartache
Is dragging me down

Hung up
Hung up
Hung up

All hung up.
Keep bringing me down.

Sending me round.

Ease up
Ease up
Ease up

When will trouble
Ease up?
How much can a body abide?
Who's on my side?

Bear up
Bear up
I'm sure nuff
Bear up

With all my troubles and woes.
Nobody knows.

CD 1
  • 1 Afro-Blue
  • 2 Lonely House
  • 3 Let Up
  • 4 Thursday's Child
  • 5 Brother, Where Are You?
  • 6 Laugh, Clown, Laugh
  • 7 Come Sunday
  • 8 Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
  • 9 Lost in the Stars
  • 10 Long as You're Living