Who Sang When It's Sleepy Time Down South? Betty Carter

Betty Carter It's Not About the Melody cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Jazz
Style: Post Bop/Swing/Contemporary Jazz
length: 7:46
producer: Betty Carter
engineer: Joe Ferla
bass: Christian McBride
piano: Mulgrew Miller
vocal: Betty Carter
drums (drum set): Lewis Nash
Some other versions of "When It's Sleepy Time Down South"

Lyrics
Homesick tired All alone in a big city
Why should ev'rybody pity me,
Nighttime's falling, folks are a singin',
they dance till break of day
Dear Old Southland with it's dreamy songs
Takes me back there where I belong
How I'd love to be in mammy's arms
When It's Sleepy Time Down South



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Naima's Love Song
  • 2 Stay as Sweet as You Are
  • 3 Make Him Believe
  • 4 I Should Care
  • 5 Once Upon a Summertime
  • 6 You Go to My Head
  • 7 In the Still Of the Night
  • 8 When It's Sleepy Time Down South
  • 9 The Love We Had Yesterday
  • 10 Dip Bag
  • 11 You're Mine, Too

  • Release information
    label: Verve
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 731451387029
    script: Latin