Heptune presents:

Riffin' the Scotch

    (Mercer, McDonough, Goodman, Buck)

Transcribed from Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, from vocals by Billie Holiday, recorded 12/18/33.
From Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra 1933 - 1937; Chronological Classics 582.

I jumped out of the fryin' pan right into the fire,
I lost me a cheatin' man and got a no-account liar.
Swap the old one for the new one, now the new one's breakin' my heart!
I jumped out of the fryin' pan and right into the fire,
Lord, right into the fire!



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Published 12/8/99.

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