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​Buddy Bolden's Blues

This song is by Jelly Roll Morton.

I thought I heard Buddy Bolden say
Funky butt funky butt, take it away
Stinky butt funky butt, take it away
I thought I heard him say

I thought I heard Buddy Bolden shout
Open up the window an' let the bad air out
Open up the window an' let the bad air out
I thought I heard him shout

I thought I heard Judge Fogarty say
Give him thirty days in the market, take him away
Give him a good broom and take the prisoner away
I thought I heard him say

I thought I heard Frankie Dusen shout
Give me our money or I'll beat it out
Give me our money or I'll beat it out
I thought I heard him shout

I thought I heard Buddy Bolden say
Monkey butt, funky butt take it away
Funky butt, stinky butt take it away
I thought I heard him say

I thought I heard Buddy Bolden shout
Open up the window an' let this foul air out
Open up the window an' let the foul air out
I thought I heard him shout