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Bossa nova,baby

COVERED BY ELVIS

Bossa Nova,Baby
the bossa nova ( my heart said )


recording date elvis: thuesday 22 january 1963;studio
first release: on audio single bossa nova,baby ( october 1963 )
label: rca victor
catalog number: 47 8243

originally by: Tippie And The Clovers

recording date: 19 october 1962
written by: Jerry Leiber;Mike Stoller
catalognumber: T 201
label: tiger


The Clovers were formed in 1946 and had enjoyed a successful recording career, including numerous releases for Atlantic, and "Love Potion #9" (another Leiber, Stoller number) for United Artists, when Roosevelt "Tippie" Hubbard joined them as lead singer in 1962, replacing Billy Mitchell. They recorded as both "Tippie and the Clovermen" and "Tippie and The Clovers" for the Tiger label. "Bossa Nova, Baby" was released on Tiger T201.
The Bossa Nova was of Brazilian origin; Fun In Acapulco was a film whose action supposedly took place in Mexico.

Bossa Nova, Baby
performed by:
Tippie And The Clovers



I said take it easy baby I worked all day
And my feet feel just like lead
You got my shirttail flying all over the place
And the sweat poppin' out of my head

She said hey bossa nova baby keep on workin'
Cause this ain't no time to quit
She said go bossa nova baby keep on dancin'
I'm about to have myself a fit

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova

I said hey little mama lets sit down
Have a drink and dig the band
She said drink, you people fiddly-dink
I can dance with a drink in my hand

She said hey bossa nova baby keep on working
Cause this ain't no time to drink
She said go bossa nova baby keep on dancin'
Cause I ain't got the time to think

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova

( Instrumental )

I said hey little mamma its hot in here
And it's oh so cool outside
If you lend me a dollar I can buy some gas
And we can go for a little ride

She said hey bossa nova baby keep on workin'
Cause I ain't got the time for that
She said go bossa nova baby keep on dancin'
Or I'll find myself another cat

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova




Bossa Nova, Baby
performed by: Elvis presley



I said take it easy baby I worked all day
And my feet feel just like lead
You got my shirttail flying all over the place
And the sweat poppin' out of my head

She said hey bossa nova baby keep on workin'
Cause this ain't no time to quit
She said go bossa nova baby keep on dancin'
I'm about to have myself a fit

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova

I said hey little mama lets sit down
And have a drink and dig the band
She said drink, drink, drink oh fiddly-dink
I can dance with a drink in my hand

She said hey bossa nova baby keep on working
Cause this ain't no time to drink
She said go bossa nova baby keep on dancin'
Cause I ain't got the time to think

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova

( Instrumental )

I said come on baby its hot in here
And it's oh so cool outside
If you lend me a dollar I can buy some gas
And we can go for a little ride

She said hey bossa nova baby keep on workin'
Cause I ain't got the time for that
She said go bossa nova baby keep on dancin'
Or I'll find myself another cat

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova





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