Who Sang Blues In The Night? Woody Herman

Woody Herman Featuring Stan Getz cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1997
length: 11:18
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Lyrics
BLUES IN THE NIGHT
Woody Herman
- words by Johnny Mercer, music by Harold Arlen
- written for a film called "Hot Nocturne", this song became
so popular that the movie was re-titled "Blues in the Night"

My mama done tol' me
When I was in kneepants
My mama done tol' me, Son!
A woman'll sweet talk
And give ya the big eye
But when the sweet talkin's done
A woman's a two-face
A worrisome thing who'll leave ya t' sing the blues in the night

Now the rain's a-fallin'
Hear the train a-callin'
Whoo-ee (My mama done tol' me)
Hear that lonesome whistle
Blowin' 'cross the trestle
Whoo-ee (My mama done tol' me)
A whoo-ee-duh whoo-ee
Ol' clickety clack's a-echoin' back the blues in the night (Hum)
My mama was right, there's blues in the night

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Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Four Brothers
  • 2 Sweet And Lovely
  • 3 Early Autumn
  • 4 Cousins
  • 5 Fanfare For The Common Man
  • 6 Blues In The Night
  • 7 Blue Serge
  • 8 Blue Getz Blues
  • 9 Caledonia

  • Release information
    label: RCA Victor
    country(area): United States
    format: CD