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VP_013378 EXCEPTIONBirds are a singing, and steam pipes are aringing, While you're tuckeda way in the hay, Roosters are crowing, and the clock gets a going, Then your dreams all will vanish away. Then you get out of bed, Wishing that you were dead, Feeling as tired as a Turk, You get so mad, until you make up your mind to kill The guy who invented work. Oh those Verse 1I'm not sad, and I never feel bad, I'm as happy as I can be; I won't fret, for I never have yet, There is nothing that worries me. But Oh, Oh, there's a time when I feel so blue That's why I am singing these blues to you Oh, those Chorus 1Early in the morning When the day is dawning blues Big Ben upon the table ringing out unwelcome news You hate to leave your bed so warm, On a cold and frosty morn, And even tho' you're late, You want to hesitate, You start to stretch and yawn, The Clock keeps on a callin', You keep on a stallin', too, You haven't got an other minute to lose, Then you bid your bed a fond adieu And wish you could take it down to work with you, Oh those early in the morning, When the day is dawning. Verse 2Soon I'll go, where its forty below, To the land of the ice and snow; In a hut, where I'll do nothing but, Live the life of an Eskimo. For I know that's the only place I belong Up there Where the nights are all six months long Oh, those
Grant, Charles N
1 score (6 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Irving Berlin, Inc. Music Publishers
Brown, Ray and Klages, Raymond, "Early In The Morning : "Blues"" (1922). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 4080.