THE DEVILS MUSIC IN HELL (for Billie Holiday) by Julius E. Thompson.

Ethel Waters sleeps in the stable
Looking up at the moon and the stars-
It’s a bright night in Lexington, Kentucky,-
But the Colored Folks in town will not
Rent a room to a girl who’s in
A carnival for entertainment tonight.

-And so Ethel is looking way-up again,
there by the side of the Milky Way,
she sings the St. Louis Blues for Jim…..

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