Who Sang Strike Up the Band? Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney Sings the Lyrics of Ira Gershwin cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Jazz
Style: Swing/Cool Jazz
length: 3:47
Let the drums roll out
Let the trumpet call
While the people shout "Strike up the band"

Hear the cymbals ring
Callin' one and all
To the martial swing, strike up the band

There is work to be done, to be done
Let's have fun, fun, fun
You son of a gun of a gun, take your stand

Form a line, oh, oh
Come on, let's go
Hey, leader, strike up the band!

There is work to be done, to be done
Let's have fun, fun, fun
Come on, son of a gun of a gun, take your stand

Form a line, oh, oh
Come on, let's go
Hey, Mr. Leader,
Hey, Mr. Leader,
Please strike up the band

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 But Not for Me
  • 2 Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 3 How Long Has This Been Going On
  • 4 Fascinating Rhythm
  • 5 Love Is Here to Stay
  • 6 Strike Up the Band
  • 7 Long Ago and Far Away
  • 8 They All Laughed
  • 9 The Man That Got Away
  • 10 They Can't Take That Away From Me

  • Release information
    label: Concord Jazz
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 013431411222
    script: Latin