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Basin Street Blues

Louis Armstrong

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Won't you come along with me
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Down that Mis - sis - sip - pi;
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We'll take a boat to the land of dreams,
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Steam down the river down to New Orleans.

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The band's there to greet us,
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Old friends will meet us,
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Where all people like to meet
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Heaven on earth, they call it Basin Street

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Basin Street is the street
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Where the elite always meet --
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In New Orleans, land of dreams
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You'll never know how nice it seems
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Or just how much it really means.

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Glad to be, yessiree,
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Where welcomes free, dear to me,
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Where I can lose my Ba - sin Street Blues.