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Nina Simone - Mr. Bojangles (Audio)

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Published on Jun 12, 2015

Mr. Bojangles, from the the album Here Comes the Sun, originally released 1971.
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About the album:
Here Comes the Sun is an album by jazz singer-pianist Nina Simone, consisting of cover versions of songs by pop and rock musicians. It features songs recorded in the RCA studios with a full orchestra and backing vocals. Although Simone covers songs by Bob Dylan and The Beatles, among others, most of the versions feature arrangements substantially different from the original recordings.

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Lyrics:
I knew a man Bojangles
And he danced for you
In worn out shoes
With silver hair, a ragged shirt
And baggy pants, the old soft shoe
He jumped so high, he jumped so high
Then he lightly touched down

I met him in a cell in New Orleans
I was down and out
He looked at me to be the eyes of age
As he spoke right out
He talked of life, he talked of life
He laughed, slapped his leg a step

Mr. Bojangles, Mr. Bojangles
Mr. Bojangles, dance!

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  • License

    • Standard YouTube License
  • Song

    • Mr. Bojangles
  • Artist

    • Nina Simone
  • Writers

    • Jerry Jeff Walker
  • Licensed by

    • SME (on behalf of RCA/Legacy); MijacCatalog, Warner Chappell, UBEM, PEDL, SOLAR Music Rights Management, Sony ATV Publishing, CMRRA, and 3 Music Rights Societies

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