What’d I say (live BBC Saturday Club)
Ray Charles - 1960

Commentor intro: Now, here’s the other top flight american rock star on our show today, Eddie Cochran, playing guitar and singing a number labeled ‘What could I say?’.


Hey, mama, don’t you do me wrong.
Come and love your daddy all night long.
Oh yes ma’m, you don’t do right, don’t do right, yeah-yeah.

Tell your mama, tell your pa.
Gonna send you back to Arkansas.
Oh yes ma’m, you don’t do right, don’t do right, yeah-yeah.

See the gal with the diamond ring.
She really knows how to shake that thing.
Oh yes ma’m, yeah-yeah, yeah-yeah, oh—oh-oh.

Tell your mama, tell your pa.
Gonna send you back to Arkansas.
Oh yes ma’m, you don’t do right, don’t do right, yeah-yeah.

See the gal with the diamond ring.
She really knows how to shake that thing.
Oh yes ma’m, yeah-yeah, yeah-yeah, oh—oh-oh.

Wow! See the gal with the red dress on.
She can do the boogie woogie all night long.
Oh yes ma’m, what’d I say, what’d I say, yeah-yeah.

Tell me what’d I say, tell me what’d I say.
Tell me what’d I say, tell me what’d I say.
Tell me what’d I say, yeah-yeah.

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