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Be My Husband
1965 Andy Stroud
Recording sessions
1965 May 19-20: New York
Be my husband man I be your wife
Be my husband man I be your wife
Be my husband man I be your wife
Loving all of you the rest of your life yeah
If you promise me you'll be my man
If you promise me you'll be my man
If you promise me you'll be my man
I will love you the best I can yeah
Stick the promise man you made me
Stick the promise man that you made me
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Stick the promise man you made me
That you stay away from Rosalie yeah
Oh daddy love me good
Oh daddy now love me good
Oh daddy love me good
Oh daddy now love me good
If you want me to cook and sew
If you want me to cook and sew
If you want me to cook and sew yeah
Outside of you there is no place to go
Please don't treat me so doggone mean
Please don't treat me so doggone mean
Please don't treat me so now doggone mean yeah
You're the meanest man I ever see
Oh daddy now love me good
Oh daddy love me good yeah
Oh daddy love me good yeah
Oh daddy now love me good

(Lyrics transcripted by Roger Nupie)
 
 
1965 July 24-25: Antibes (FR) 6th Jazz Festival
 
1967 July 1: Newport (US-RI) 13th Jazz Festival
 
1969 August 17: New York - Harlem Cultural Festival
 
1969 November 3: Roma (IT) Teatro Sistina
 
with band presentation
 
 
1976 July 3: Montreux (CH) 10th Jazz Festival
2006 [4:30] DVD 3 Live at Montreux 1976 Eagle Vision EREDV520 (UK)
 
 
1977 December 4: London (UK) Theatre Royal Drury Lane
 
1980 July 18: Montreal (CA) Place Des Arts Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
Bien sur et bonsoir comment ça va hé
Oui je regrette je parle Français bien mais c'est nécessaire
Pour vous parler Français à moi très lentement
 
 
1984 November 17: London (UK) Ronnie Scott's
If you promise me
You'll be my man
I'm gonna love you
 
 
1987: Hollywood (US-CA) Vine Street Bar and Grill
Be my husband
I be your wife
Be my husband