Josephine Baker

Album: Sailor (1974)
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  • Well, it's Paris again, but this time it's fall
    Misty and cool, but alive.
    I've been to the sights from the Louvre to Pigalle,
    Just waiting for night to arrive.
    For all the papers and posters I've seen
    They talk of nothing else but Josephine
    Down at the Folies Bergere - that lustrous haven

    (Chorus):
    Come, come and see Josephine Baker
    Oh, long live Josephine!
    She stunned the world at the Folies Bergere
    Soft lights, they shine all night
    Down on Josephine
    She fills the guys with thrills and sensual delight.

    Night after night, I'm back in the stalls,
    Spending my francs like a fool.
    The box office girl knows me by my first name
    And winks at me, just to be cruel
    But everytime that curtain goes up
    To see those legs and her feather fan just drop
    Down from her thighs to the floor - oh boy!
    (Repeat chorus)

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