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Jim Dixon Lyr Req: songs by Monette Moore (13) Lyr Add: GET IT FIXED (Monette Moore) 11 Jun 20


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GET IT FIXED
(Spencer Williams)
As recorded by Monette Moore on Columbia 14105D, 1925.

Papa, papa, let me tell to you,
Daddy, daddy, here's what you must do:
When you come around me, precious turtledove,
You better come here ready if you want to win my love.

Get it fixed, sweet papa.
Get it fixed, to treat me proper.
Don't come here tellin' me a lot of lies,
'Cause a lyin' man I do despise.

Get it fixed, I'm screamin'.
I'm onto all your tricks.
I don't want no messin' 'round with my sweet love,
So, daddy, get it fixed.

Papa, papa, better do your stuff.
Daddy, daddy, but don't be too rough.
Mama wants some lovin' kisses right away.
Want 'em when I want 'em; come on, honey, don't delay.

Get it fixed, sweet papa.
Get it fixed, to love me, papa.
Don't make me think you got a lot of dough,
'Cause if you ain't got nothin', tell your mama so.

Get it fixed; don't fool me.
Don't get your dates all mixed.
I won't stand no leavin' if you win my love,
So, daddy, get it fixed—I'll scream it.
Daddy, get it fixed—can't you hear me?
Daddy, get it fixed.

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This was also recorded by:
Big Charlie Thomas
Clarence Williams Blue Five, on Okeh 8267B, 1925.
Dixie Stompers, on Harmony 88-H, 1925.
Ethel Ridley
Fletcher Henderson
Graeme Bell and His Australian Jazz Band
Kansas City Five, on Ajax 17128A, Pathe 36335, Perfect 14516; 1925.
Rosa Henderson, on Vocalion 1177, 1925
All of these can be heard on Spotify.


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