Who Sang Night Time Is the Right Time? Joe Williams & Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra

Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra Presenting Joe Williams and Thad Jones / Mel Lewis: The Jazz Orchestra cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1968
length: 5:14
piano: “Sir” Roland Hanna
vocal: Joe Williams
guitar: Sam Herman
bass: Richard Davis
flugelhorn: Thad Jones
saxophone: Joe Farrell, Eddie Daniels, Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson and Pepper Adams
trombone: Tom McIntosh, Garnett Brown, Bob Brookmeyer and Cliff Heather
trumpet: Bill Berry, Jimmy Nottingham, Richard Williams and Snooky Young
drums (drum set): Mel Lewis
composer: Herman Lubinsky
You know the night time, darling
(Night and day)
Is the right time
(Night and day)
To be
(Night and day)
With the one you love, now
(Night and day)

Say now, oh baby
(Night and day)
When I come home, baby, now
(Night and day)
I wanna be with the one I love, now
(Night and day)
You know what I'm thinking of
(Night and day)

I know the night time
(Night and day, oh)
Whoa, is the right time
(Night and day, oh)
To be with the one you love, now
(Night and day)
I said to be with the one you love
(Night and day)

You know my mother, now
(Night and day)
Had to die, now
(Night and day)
Umm, and my father
(Night and day)
Well, he broke down and cried
(Night and day)

Whoa, whoa, baby
(Night and day)
When I come home baby now
(Night and day)
I want you to hold my hand
(Night and day)
Yeah, tight as you can
(Night and day)

I know the night time
(Night and day, oh)
Whoa, is the right time
(Night and day, oh)
To be with the one you love
(Night and day)
You know what I'm thinking of
(Night and day)

Whoa, sing your song, Margie

Baby
(Night and day)
Baby
(Night and day)
Baby
(Night and day)
Oh, baby
(Night and day)

Do I love you?
(Night and day)
No one above you
(Night and day)
Hold me tight
(Night and day)
And make everything all right
(Night and day)

Because the night time
(Night and day)
Oh, is the right time
(Night and day)
To be with the one you love now
(Night and day)
Oh yeah
(Night and day)

Tease me
(Night and day)
Squeeze me
(Night and day)
Leave me
(Night and day)
Ah, don't leave me
(Night and day)

Lawdy, baby
(Night and day)
Take my hand, now
(Night and day)
I don't need
(Night and day)
No other man
(Night and day)

Because the night time
(Night and day)
Ow, is the right time
(Night and day)

To be with the one you love
(Night and day)
Oh yeah
(Night and day)

I said, baby
(Night and day)
Baby
(Night and day)
Baby
(Night and day)
Baby
(Night and day)
Whoa, baby, now
(Night and day)

Oh, come on, baby
(Night and day)
You know I want you by my side
(Night and day)
I want you to keep
(Night and day)
Oh, keep me satisfied
(Night and day)

I know the night time
(Night and day)
Everyday is the right time
(Night and day)
Yeah, to be with the one you love now
(Night and day)

Well, you know it's all right

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Get Out of My Life Woman
  • 2 Woman's Got Soul
  • 3 Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning
  • 4 Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You
  • 5 How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You)
  • 6 Keep Your Hand on Your Heart
  • 7 Evil Man Blues
  • 8 Come Sunday
  • 9 Smack Dab in the Middle
  • 10 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  • 11 Hallelujah, I Love Her So
  • 12 Night Time Is the Right Time