Who Sang Mack the Knife? Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Jimmie Dale Gilmore One Endless Night cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2000-2-29
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country
length: 6:58
Some other versions of "Mack the Knife"

Lyrics
Oh the shark has pretty teeth, Dear
And he shows them pearly white
Just a jacknife has Macheath, Dear
And he keeps it out of sight.

When the shark bites through his victim
Scarlet spreads amongst the green
But white gloves wears our Macheath, Dear
And the blood is never seen.

Seven children and their grandpa
In the fire near old Soho
Who's that creeping aound the corner?
Doesn't speak and doesn't know.

Solly Silverstein has vanished
Likewise other rich young men
And Macheath has all their money
Try and prove it if you can.

Sookey Tawdry, Jenny Diver Polly Peachum, Lucy Brown
Oh the line forms on the right, Dear
Now that Mackie's back in town.

Oh the shark has pearly teeth, Babe
And he keeps them in his face
Just a jacknife has Macheath, Babe
Keeps it in a different place.

Tracklist
  • 1 One Endless Night
  • 2 Banks of the Guadalupe
  • 3 No Lonesome Tune
  • 4 Goodbye Old Missoula
  • 5 Georgia Rose
  • 6 Your Love Is My Rest
  • 7 Blue Shadows
  • 8 Defying Gravity
  • 9 Ripple
  • 10 Ramblin' Man
  • 11 Darcy Farrow
  • 12 Mack the Knife
  • 13 Fort Worth

  • Release information
    label: Rounder
    country(area): United States
    script: Latin