Sung by Anne Wiggins Brown, American soprano

Sung by Eleanor Steber, American soprano

Sung by Leontyne Price, American soprano

Sung by Kiri te Kanawa, New Zealand soprano

Sung by Kathleen Battle, American soprano

Sung by Harolyn Blackwell, American Soprano

from the Opera “Porgy and Bess”
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin

Sum-mer-time / and the li-vin’ is ea-sy /
Fish are jum-pin’ / and the cot-ton is high /
Oh your dad-dy’s rich / and your ma is good loo-kin’ /
So hush lit-tle ba-by / do-o-n’t you-ou cry-y/

One of these mor-nings /
You’re going to ri-i-se up sing-ing /
Then you’ll spread your wings /
And you’ll take to the sky /

But til that mor-ning /
There’s a’no-thing can harm you /
With dad-dy and mam-my / sta-and-ing by-y /





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