High Society soundtrack – Now You Has Jazz lyrics

Album: High Society

Gentlefolk of Newport
Or should I say "hats and cats,"
Please lend an ear
That ye all may hear
Some shimmering sharps and flats.
All those cozy virtuosi,
Just about the greatest in the trade,
Wish to show you now
Precisely how (or approximately)
Jazz music is made.
When you take some skins,
Jazz begins.
Then you take a bass.
Man, now we're gettin' some place.
Take a box,
One that rocks.
Take a blue horn New Orleans-born.
Ah, you take a stick
with a lick.
Take a bone,
Ho-ho-hold the phone.
Take a spot,
Cool and hot.
Now you has jazz jazz jazz, jazz, jazz.
Oh, that's positively
Now you has jazz, jazz, jazz.
Well listen to
you know who.
Hey Pops, you wanna grab a little of what's left here?
Now you has jazz, jazz, jazz, jazz, jazz.

If you sail
Over the sea,
Take my tip
They're all molto hip
In Italy.
As for France,
B'lieve it or not,
The Frenchmen all
Prefer what they call
"Le Jazz Hot."
Take a plane
Go to Siam,
In Bangkok
Today, 'round the clock,
Well they all like to jam.
Indians on
The Amazon
Beat one bar
And all of 'em are
Gone, man, gone.
From the Equator
Up to the Pole,
Everybody winging
Everybody singing that
Rock, rock, rock, rock, rock and roll.
From the East to the West,
From the coast to the coast
Jazz is king,
Jazz is the thing
That folks
Dig most.
Now that's jazz.

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