Shabby Doo Bop

from by Jay Sewall

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I’ve got a right to be happy, I’ve got a right to be sad
(I’ve got) a right to sing the blues, and (I’ve got) a right to be glad
Oh, I’m glad to be here right now just singing along in time
To the rhythm of my heart and I love the next line

(Chorus) Shabby doo bop doo bop
Shabby doo bop da dee
‘Tis the sound of a heart
A heart feeling free

I’ve got to do it tonight, I’ve got to do it today
The timing’s just right and life’s just a play
So swing on your swing, dance on the floor
Pick up your feet and then come back for more

Chorus

Now the lightning was flashin’ and the thunder came a crashin,
But the clouds just up and vanished and the full moon is a dancin’
There’s kids out there screamin’, jumpin’ and a splashin’
Taking a midnight swim while the summer keeps advancin’

Chorus

credits

from Duets 1, released January 9, 2015
Duet with Monya Mathieu

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Jay Sewall Quebec, Québec

Born in Boston, Jay Sewall grew up in Montreal and played in Chicago in the seventies and the eighties. Based in Quebec over the past twenty years, he is today a legend in Canadian blues.
His new album, entitled "Duets" presents song collaborations with Valérie Clio, Monya Mathieu, Michel Goudreau, Swift Years and many others.
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