Who Sang Organ Grinder's Swing? Ella Fitzgerald & The Count Basie Orchestra

The Count Basie Orchestra A Classy Pair cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1982
length: 6:06
producer: Norman Granz
engineer: Val Valentin
arranger: Benny Carter
conductor: Benny Carter
double bass: John Clayton
membranophone: Butch Miles
guitar: Freddie Green
piano: Count Basie
tenor saxophone: Kenny Hing, Eric Dixon, Danny Turner, Charlie Fowlkes and Bobby Plater
trombone: Mel Wanzo, Dennis Wilson, Booty Wood and Bill Hughes
trumpet: Ray Brown, Sonny Cohn, Pete Minger and Nolan Smith
vocal: Ella Fitzgerald
Who's that coming down the street?
Good old organ grinder Pete
He's the latest rhythm king
With his organ grinder's swing
Dadya, Pa swings it, so does Ma
Dadya, Ma swings it, so does Pa
Dadya, you swing it, so do I
Dadya, I swing it so do you

When he turns that handle down
Music goes around and 'round
Ev'rybody starts to sing
To that organ grinder's swing
Trala, Pa swings it, so does Ma
Trala, Ma swings it, so does Pa
Trala, you swing it, so do I
Trala, I swing it so do you

All the children tag along
Just to listen to his song
Monkey dancing on a string
To the organ grinder's swing
O-hum, Pa swings it, so does Ma
O-hum, Ma swings it, so does Pa
O-hum, you swing it, so do I
O-hum, I swing it so do you



Tracklist
Vinyl 1
  • 1 Honeysuckle Rose
  • 2 My Kind of Trouble Is You
  • 3 Teach Me Tonight
  • 4 Organ Grinder's Swing
  • 5 Don't Worry 'Bout Me
  • 6 I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
  • 7 Ain't Misbehavin'
  • 8 Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'
  • 9 Sweet Lorraine