The Darktown Strutters' Ball (Shelton Brooks)

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  • (Posted 1999-07-27)  CPDL #00462:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 1999-07-27).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 37 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Darktown Strutters' Ball, The
Composer: Shelton Brooks

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: TTBB
Genre: SecularBarbershop

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Got an invitation to a dance,
so get ready, quick for to prance.
I'll be down to get you in a Taxi,
honey, better be ready
'bout half past eight.
Now dearie, don't be late,
want to be there when the band starts playing.
Remember when we get there, Honey,
the two steps, I'm goin' to have 'em all,
goin' to dance out both my shoes
when they play the "Jelly Roll Blues”,
tomorrow night at The Darktown Strutters' Ball.