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The Manhattan Transfer es un grupo vocal de origen estadounidense relacionado principalmente con el jazz, pero también con otros géneros musicales. Se formó en Nueva York en 1972 cuando Tim Hauser conoció a Laurel Massé durante un viaje en taxi, y ambos descubrieron su afinidad por el mismo tipo de música. Posteriormente Laurel también se encontró con Janis Siegel, en ese momento cantante en un grupo folk, y la convenció de sumarse al proyecto. Finalmente la formación inicial se completó con Alan Paul , galán y cantante en Broadway, Nueva York, el 1 de octubre de 1972, la que se considera como fecha de fundación del grupo. Al principio actuaban en clubes de jazz neoyorquinos y dada la buena acogida del público, grabaron su disco presentación The Manhattan Transfer en 1975. Posteriormente les siguieron los discos Coming Out y Pastiche, de buen éxito en Estados Unidos, pero que fueron aún mejor recibidos en Europa. En 1978 Laurel Massé decidió abandonar el grupo para desarrollar su carrera solista, y fue reemplazada por Cheryl Bentyne. Esta formación (Laurel, Siegel, Paul y Bentyne) se ha mantenido inalterable desde entonces. Al poco tiempo de la salida de Laurel Massé de Manhattan Transfer, se editó el disco en vivo The Manhattan Transfer Live', que fue seguido por el disco en estudio Extensions en el cual aparece Birdland, una de sus interpretaciones más conocidas. Posteriormente vendría el reconocimiento de la industria con varios premios Grammy, el primero de los cuales fue recibido en 1980 por Mecca for Moderns, y luego también por su trabajo de 1982 Route 66 Aunque Manhattan Transfer ya era un grupo reconocido en su ambiente, por sus colegas y la crítica, faltaba aún su definitiva consagración, que llegaría en 1985 con Vocalese, donde interpretaban los clásicos del jazz con letras aportadas por Jon Hendricks, quien era considerado el genio que ponía letras al jazz. El tema que titulaba el disco fue nominado para 12 premios, situación sólo superada en la historia de los Grammy por Thriller de Michael Jackson. http://www.manhattantransfer.org/ Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Letras de Canciones de The Manhattan Transfer

The Manhattan Transfer - Operator

Operatorthe manhattan transferoperator, give me informationinformation, give me long distancelong distance, give me heaven2-3 oh operator, information, well give me jesus on the linewoah woah…

Manhattan Transfer - Spice of Life

Down on the corner there's a reason to smile When those evenin' shadows fall Some kinda feelin' that it's hard to deny Once the neon…

Manhattan Transfer - Capim

Capim do vale Vara de goiabeira Na beira do rio Paro para me benzer Mae d'agua sai um pouquinho Desse seu leito-ninho Que eu tenho…

Manhattan Transfer - Birdland

Birdland 5000 light years from birdland But I'm still preachin' the rhythm Long-goneuptight years from birdland An' I'm still teachin' it with 'em Years from…

Manhattan Transfer - Four Brothers

Take a seat and cool it 'cause unless you overrule it We are ready to show you some blowin' A rompin' and a stompin' is…

Manhattan Transfer - Operator

Operator Give me information Information Give me long distance Long distance Give me heaven... (twothree) Operator Information Give me jesus on the line Operator Information…

Manhattan Transfer - A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

That certain night The night we met There was magic abroad in the air There were angels dining at the ritz And a nightingale sang…

Manhattan Transfer - Boy from New York City

Ooo wahooo wah coolcool kitty Tell us about the boy from new york city Ooo wahooo wah c'mon kitty Tell us about the boy from…

Manhattan Transfer - Candy

Candy I call my sugar candy Because I'm sweet on candy And candy's sweet on me She understands me My understanding candy And candy's always…

Manhattan Transfer - Clap Your Hands

We've been good friends so very long Oh but now I'm feelin' something much more strong You make me feel so good When you move…

Manhattan Transfer - Blee Blop Blues

All the night it's bli-bli-bli 'n blop-blop-blop 'n dripdripdrip I'm turnin' the faucet off Pretty uptight from bli-bli-bli 'n blop-blop-blopI hate this trip I'm turnin'…

Manhattan Transfer - BABY COME BACK TO ME (The Morse Code Of Love)

Dit dot ditty dit dot a ditty ditty Dit dot ditty dit dot a ditty ditty Dit dot ditty dit dot a ditty ditty Dit…

Manhattan Transfer - BODY AND SOUL

Don't you know, he was the king of saxophones Yes indeed he was; Talkin' 'bout the guy that made it sound so good Some people…

Manhattan Transfer - GLORIA

Gloria Gloria It's not Marie Gloria It's not Cherie Gloria (Gloria) But she's not in love with me Can't you see It's not Marie Gloria…

Manhattan Transfer - MEET BENNY BAILEY

Let me introduce you I've heard that boredom's entered your life And you're feelin' real low Have you met Benny Bailey? Well he's a fella…

Manhattan Transfer - OCCAPELLA

There's music in the streets And music in the air A little ol' soul beat Dancin everywhere I would tell the whole world I'd tell…

Manhattan Transfer - RAY'S ROCKHOUSE

Ray's Rockhouse, that's my joint House of soul, git my point We don't care what's your views Come in here, lose yo' blues When trouble…

Manhattan Transfer - ROUTE 66

If you ever Plan to motor west Travel my way, take the highway that's the best Get your kicks on Route 66 It winds from…

Manhattan Transfer - SOUL FOOD TO GO (SINA)

My, my Oh the feelin' Of the sound Precious and real and Ooo that's nice Whip up some steamin' jazz The pot is on the…

Manhattan Transfer - THAT CAT IS HIGH

Spoken: Folks I'm mellow as a honeydew! (Oh yeah, yeah) That cat is high Look at that look in his eye On man he's high…

Manhattan Transfer - TO YOU

To you my very heart and soul Everyday my very heart Very heart and soul ---- I give to you You never know of giving…

Manhattan Transfer - TRICKLE TRICKLE

CHORUS: Trickle, Trickle, Splash, Splash Tell me how long will this rain last The rain keeps droppin', there ain't no stoppin', Tell me how long…

Manhattan Transfer - TURN ME LOOSE

Turn me loose, turn me loose I say This is the first time I ever felt this way Gonna get a thousand kicks, gonna kiss…

Manhattan Transfer - TUXEDO JUNCTION

Boop bop, Boop Bop Boop bop, Boop Bop Boop bop, Boop Bop Boop bop, Boop Bop Way down South, in Birmingham I mean South, in…

Manhattan Transfer - WELL, WELL, WELL

I woke up this morning with a feeling of despair I looked for my pussy but my pussy wasn't there Well, well, well My cat…

Manhattan Transfer - YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME

Though you say we're through I'll always love you You know you can depend on me If you need a friend, I'm yours until the…

The Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City

Boy from new york citymanhattan transferby john taylor & george davisooo wah, ooo wah cool, cool kittytell us about the boy from new york cityooo…

The Manhattan Transfer - Java Jive

I love coffee, i love teai love the java jive and it loves mecoffee and tea and the java and mea cup, a cup, a…

The Manhattan Transfer - Spice Of Life

Spice of lifemanhattan transferby rod temperton & derek brambledown on the corner there's a reason to smilewhen those evenin' shadows fallsome kinda feelin' that it's…

Manhattan Transfer - SNOOTIE LITTLE CUTIE

She's a snootie little cutie She's a pert little skirt She's a knockout and a beauty and a flirt Such a dapper little flapper She's…

Manhattan Transfer - SUNDAY

I'm blue every Monday Thinking only of Sunday That's one day when I'm with you It seems I sigh all day Tuesday I cry all…

Manhattan Transfer - 10 Minutes Till The Savages Come

Spiked heels and porkpie hat - Have you on the mend In no time flat A shimmy and a shake A pitter and pat Hey…

Manhattan Transfer - WHY NOT! (MANHATTAN CARNIVAL)

Let me in, I've got to be near you Let the song begin Just let me hear you Oh pretty baby don't leave me all…

The Manhattan Transfer - Twilight Zone Twilight Tone

Twilight zone / twilight tonemanhattan transfer by alan paul and jay graydon, lyrics by alan paul(spoken intro) with a key, you unlock a door to…

Manhattan Transfer - American Pop

Mama said he'd be a failure Live down on the bowery Somewhereyeah Libacious schoolboy with that Slicked back hair Playing your guitar You rock and…

Manhattan Transfer - Code of Ethics

There's an infinity of ways And just as many people striving for themoh Who's to say what is wrong or right Only we can judge…

Manhattan Transfer - Soldier of Fortune

Before the jungle closes in A letter to america The candles are a cocoa hue Inside the room of missing men1 100 mercenary souls Ohhhhhhh…

Manhattan Transfer - This Independence

The light is bending early Around the prodigal The gunner whispers gently His shadow on the wall The crowd is bursting from me A single…

Manhattan Transfer - Baby Come Back to Me

Dit dot ditty dit dot a ditty ditty Dit dot ditty dit dot a ditty ditty Dit dot ditty dit dot a ditty ditty Dit…

Manhattan Transfer - Unchained Melody

Oh my lovemy darling (yeah) I hunger for your t-t-t-t-t-t-touchoooooh Time goes by so slowly Yes and time can do so m-m-m-m-m-m-much Are you still…

Manhattan Transfer - Soul Food to Go

Mymy Oh the feelin' Of the sound Precious and real and Ooo that's nice Whip up some steamin' jazz The pot is on the stove…

Manhattan Transfer - Don't Let Go

Hear that whistleit's ten o'clock (don't let godon't let go) Come on babyit's time to rock (don't let godon't let go) I'm so happy I…

Manhattan Transfer - Coo Coo U

Coo coo u I think you're coo coocoo coo u How did you get so coo coo -- how did you? They say it's a…

Manhattan Transfer - Blue Champagne

3 am Nowhere else to go It's 3 am and I miss you so Couples are departing soon they'll all be gone Now another day…

Manhattan Transfer - Foreign Affair

When traveling abroad in the continental style It's my belief that one must attempt to be discreet And subsequently bear in mind your transient position…

Manhattan Transfer - Walk in Love

Walk in love A sandy beachwe're barefoot We walk in love A time and place so sacred Only lovers/love will see the magic we can…

Manhattan Transfer - A Gal in Calico

Met a gal in calico Down in santa fe Used to be her sunday beau 'til I rode away Do I want her Do I…

Manhattan Transfer - In a Mellow Tone

In a mellow tone Feelin' fancy free And I'm not alone I've got company Everything's ok The live-long day With this mellow song I can't…

Manhattan Transfer - A World Apart

Lost in a feelin' So very deep inside of me Something's not healing ever since You left this place Ohbut I loved you and although…

Manhattan Transfer - Blues for Pablo

Adios mi corazon iberia Adios mi corazon adios Adiosadios iberia Adiosadios iberia Adios my pablo You know how much we'll miss you When you finally…

Manhattan Transfer - Confide in Me

After the crash when you're Strolling thru the ruins alone Pick up the phone When you feel twistedhoney I'm listed Confide in meconfide in me…

Manhattan Transfer - Along Comes Mary

Every time I think that I'm the only one who's lonely Someone calls on me And every now and thenI spend my time at rhyme…

Manhattan Transfer - Another Night in Tunisia

Livin' in the middle 'n relaxin' while y' loosen only a little Means y'gotta figure out a way y'oughtta' go 'n steady movin' on ahead're…

Manhattan Transfer - A-TISKET, A-TASKET

A-tisket, a-tasket A brown and yellow basket I sent a letter to my mommy On the way I dropped it I dropped it, I dropped…

Manhattan Transfer - A CHRISTMAS LOVE SONG

Lyrics by Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Music by Johnny Mandel All I want for Christmas is you You're the gift that's made my dreams all…

Manhattan Transfer - A Kiss To Build A Dream On

Give me a kiss to build a dream on (and) my imagination will thrive upon that kiss Sweetheart, I ask no more than this A…

Manhattan Transfer - AGUA (AGUA)

Here beneath the desert moon tonight So pale and fragile Is that shining in the distance I see Real or just imagined? Imagined mirages of…

Manhattan Transfer - AIREGIN

Wait'll y'dig it on the map - Airegin Spelled backwards Really're closin' up the gap - Airegin Gone fac'wards Back long time ago they saw…

Manhattan Transfer - BACON FAT

Now when he went down in Tennessee, All my friends they was glad to see me Seen some down by the railroad track Seen some…

Manhattan Transfer - BLUE SERENADE

Hot to trot shot, out to the hot spot Up to the nines with bodies in line an' feelin' so fine What's to lose, go…

Manhattan Transfer - CAROLING, CAROLING

Lyrics by Wihla Hutson, Music by Alfred Burt Caroling, caroling now we go Christmas bells are ringing Caroling, caroling through the snow Christmas bells are…

Manhattan Transfer - CHOO CHOO CH' BOOGIE

I'm headin' for the station with a pack on my back I'm tired of transportation in the back of a hack I love to hear…

Manhattan Transfer - CLOUDS (Adapted from "Nuages")

See the white and fluffy clouds Adore the sun As he shines his light On each and every one Still, those clouds can hide his…

Manhattan Transfer - Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans And miss it each night and day I know I'm not wrong... this feeling's gettin'…

Manhattan Transfer - DON'T LET GO

Hear that whistle, it's ten o'clock (Don't let go, don't let go) Come on baby, it's time to rock (Don't let go, don't let go)…

Manhattan Transfer - DOWN SOUTH CAMP MEETIN'

Saints and sinners, come one, come all (Have a little revival) Losers, winners, answer my call "Cause right now the tent's up (Really it is)…

Manhattan Transfer - FREDDY MORRIS MONOLOGUE

Ok, wanna settle down over there? Hold the music there, hold it... I've been asked by the Transfers to come out here and talk to…

Manhattan Transfer - GENTLEMAN WITH A FAMILY

Scarecrow, weathered and weary Fragile and old beyond his years Here we are - chosen In your eyes, the truth lies frozen Soldier in the…

Manhattan Transfer - GOD ONLY KNOWS

(Brian Wilson, Tony Asher) I may not always love you But as long as there are stars above you You never need to doubt it…

Manhattan Transfer - GOODBYE LOVE

Goodbye love... The shadows climb the wall The door is closing, now on to something more And goodbye love A whisper down the hall The…

Manhattan Transfer - GOODNIGHT

Lyrics and Music by John Lennon and Paul McCartney Now its time to say goodnight Goodnight, sleep tight Now the sun turns out his light…

Manhattan Transfer - HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS

Lyrics and Music by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas Let your heart be light From now on our troubles…

Manhattan Transfer - HEAR THE VOICES (BAHIA DE TODAS AS CONTAS)

Come join the circle and witness the magic Hear the voices Believe and imagine Hear the voices Come join the circle and feel the unspoken…

Manhattan Transfer - HELPLESS

Every day I walk some lonely street Searchin' 'til you come back to me People around just stop and stare as if they know the…

Manhattan Transfer - HOW HIGH THE MOON

Somewhere there's music, how faint the tune Somewhere there's heaven, How high the moon There is no moon above where love is far away too…

Manhattan Transfer - I KNOW WHY (And So Do You)

Why do robins sing in December? Long before the Springtime is due? And even though it's snowing, violets are growing I Know Why and so…

Manhattan Transfer - IT'S GOOD ENOUGH TO KEEP (Air Mail Special)

The jam is jumpin' the drums are pumpin' the groove is lockin' in the rhythm like we want it to be No time for stallin'…

Manhattan Transfer - IT'S NOT THE SPOTLIGHT

If I ever feel the light again Shinin' down on me I don't have to tell you How welcome it will be I felt the…

Manhattan Transfer - IT CAME UPON THE MIDNIGHT CLEAR

Lyrics and Music by Rev. E. Hamilton Sears Angels Hear the angels sing -- It came upon the midnight clear That glorious song of old…

Manhattan Transfer - IT WOULDN'T HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE

Do you remember the last time I said If I ever thought of lying I'd rather be dying instead And maybe you'll remember The last…

Manhattan Transfer - JAVA JIVE

I love coffee, I love tea I love the Java Jive and it loves me Coffee and tea and the java and me A cup,…

Manhattan Transfer - JEANNINE

Last time Last time I saw Jeannine She looked just like a royal queen And she cruised by With some wealthy guy In a Cadillac…

Manhattan Transfer - LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW

Music by Jule Styne - Lyrics by Sammy Cahn The snowman in the yard is frozen hard He's a sorry sight to see If he…

Manhattan Transfer - LOVE FOR SALE

Love for sale Advertising young love for sale Love that's fresh and still unspoiled Love that's only slightly soiled Love - yes come get my…

Manhattan Transfer - MALAISE EN MALAISIE

Gentle one Malaise En Malaisie Secure a cure to see this favor, won't you send me Two might be in love in Malaisie It's so…

Manhattan Transfer - MOVE

Move, c'mon -- move Nothing's lacking motion Not the heavens or the ocean Or the planets or the weather All are moving all together On…

Manhattan Transfer - MY CAT FELL IN THE WELL (WELL! WELL! WELL!)

I woke up this morning with a feeling of despair I looked for my pussy but my pussy wasn't there Well, well, well My cat…

Manhattan Transfer - MYSTERY

Turnin' back the hands of time Holdin' on to misty memories Chasin' shadows thru the night Tryin' to find that happy ending Reaching out for…

Manhattan Transfer - NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND (ANTES QUE SEJA TARDE)

Beneath the marbled halls of Pretoria There's the faintest sound rising from the underground Behind the prison walls poets fantasize Voices lost are found captive…

Manhattan Transfer - NOTHIN' YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

It has begun Nothin' in the world can stop it now. It's in control, We might as well just try to stop the wind. Give…

Manhattan Transfer - OH YES, I REMEMBER CLIFFORD

Clif---------------------------------------ford I know he'll never be forgotten Long as there's still sound He was a king uncrowned Not all kings are given crowns I know…

Manhattan Transfer - ON A LITTLE STREET IN SINGAPORE

On a little street in Singapore With me - beside a lotus covered door A veil of moonlight on her lovely face How pale the…

Manhattan Transfer - ON THE BOULEVARD

Darkness lights the lamps of old Brazil Deep inside the jungle hearts are still Tigers hide inside alley cats eyes Waiting for you to walk…

Manhattan Transfer - PIECES OF DREAMS

Pieces of dreams Islands and oceans Lovers marooned in each other's arms Just you and me The sand and the sea All alone and drifting…

Manhattan Transfer - POINCIANA (The Song Of The Tree)

Poinciana, your branches speak to me of love Pale moon is casting shadows from above Poinciana, somehow I feel the jungle heat Within me, there…

Manhattan Transfer - POPSICLE TOES

And when God gave out rhythm He sure was good to you You could add, subtract, multiply and divide by two I know today's your…

Manhattan Transfer - RAMBO

He's got that funny name An' ramblin' that's his game, that's it He's Rambo, talkin' bout Me! We'll see (Piano) They call him Rambo 'cause…

Manhattan Transfer - SAFRONIA B

Look it here Safronia had a guy that died pneumonia In the state of California, if you'd like t'know I want a little girl to…

Manhattan Transfer - SASSY

Dig! Y' really wanna flip your lid? Try and give a listen to the singer Hip or square, dig her wares When money's stiff she's…

Manhattan Transfer - SCOTCH AND SODA

Scotch and soda Mud in your eye Baby do I feel high Oh me, oh my do I feel high (So high) Dry martini, jigger…

Manhattan Transfer - SHAKER SONG

The fool screams, 'no more!' He grabs his shirt and hits the door What she needs from him he ignores. It's a bore. Oh it's…

Manhattan Transfer - SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT

Lyrics by Franz Guber and Joseph Mohr Silent Night Holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon virgin, mother and child Holy infant…

Manhattan Transfer - SING A STUDY IN BROWN

Intro: Picture this: Rhythm n' happiness Souls in bliss 'n havin' fun (Oh no) If you can't there's nothin' to it (Oh no) I'm thinkin'…

Manhattan Transfer - SING JOY SPRING

We sing a spring (Sing joy spring) A rare and most mysterious spring (This most occult thing) Is buried deep in the soul (It's story…

Manhattan Transfer - SING MOTEN'S SWING

That's swing! Yes, sir! (Swingin' from the time of birth) Hip thing - gasser! (Swingin' fit t'shake the earth) My man! Benny! (Swing a man…

Manhattan Transfer - SING YOU SINNERS

Once a mockingbird (dig) - he was overheard (what) -singing out a word (I) - to a cattle heard: (heard) (Quoth the mockingbird - "dig…

Manhattan Transfer - SINGLE GIRL

When I was single the life I led was mine Thought that when I married I'd be happy al the time Lord I wish I…

Manhattan Transfer - SKYLINER

I'm hurrying home to you I'm through with being lonely I'm hurrying home to you Don'cha know you're my one and only Fast fast travelin'…

Manhattan Transfer - SMILE AGAIN

Endless nights I'd play solitaire Imagining that you were here One night flights Such heartless affairs They froze the hopes of love in me You…

Manhattan Transfer - SNOWFALL

Lyrics by Ruth Thornhill Music by Claude Thornhill Snowfall Softly Gently drift down Snowflakes Whisper 'Neath my window Covering trees Misty lights Velvet breeze 'Round…

Manhattan Transfer - SO YOU SAY (ESQUINAS)

So you say It's a feeling I'll get over someday So you say So you say I should try Just to let the flame inside…

Manhattan Transfer - SPIES IN THE NIGHT

Shadows looking through an open window Footsteps following wherever you go Undercover eyes Search to find the key to alibis Living in a hideaway You…

Manhattan Transfer - STOMP OF KING PORTER

Alan's solo: Gather roun' 'n hear my story Oh boy! 'Bout the time when Jelly Roll was in town (Stompin' it off, stompin' it off...)…

Manhattan Transfer - S.O.S.

I'm going under I'm slipping fast Just like a drowning woman I keep turning over my past I need a touch of some tender sweet…

Manhattan Transfer - THAT'S KILLER JOE

This here's the story about Killer Joe He's a real bad cat, 'forget I told you so Silk on the corners of his fancy threads…

Manhattan Transfer - THAT'S THE WAY IT GOES

I still remember the day that we met Your smile is something I'll never forget And since that day my love grows and grows And…

Manhattan Transfer - THE DUKE OF DUBUQUE

THE DUKE OF DUBUQUE I'm known near and far as the cousin to the Czar I'm the Duke, Duke of Dubuque It's well understood that…

Manhattan Transfer - THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF TUBBY THE TUBA

Tubby misbehaves at rehearsal, and the conductor tells him to leave. Defiant, Tubby joins a marching band. It's fun at first, but all the marching…

Manhattan Transfer - THE JUNGLE PIONEER (Viola Violar)

Here where we stand there used to be a forest A timber rising endlessly before us We cleared away that God forsaken jungle And in…

Manhattan Transfer - THE NIGHT THAT MONK RETURNED TO HEAVEN

The night that Monk returned to heaven Climbed every step and stood on seven He hummed "Epistrophy" The light of angels shone above him They…

Manhattan Transfer - THE OFFBEAT OF AVENUES

Big blues in the city, trailin' the main stroll (a kitty) Cup o' joe, get witty. At Deuce's Cafe, it's the mostest hideaway Mez muggles…

Manhattan Transfer - THE QUIETUDE (Encuentro de Animales)

(English translation of Aymara narration) In ancient times great fear arose among the inhabitants of Tiahuanacu, the Spaniards were coming into their lands. The Indians…

Manhattan Transfer - THE SPEAK UP MAMBO (CUENTAME)

Intro: IOA IOAE, IOA IOAE (Pronounced e-oh-ah, e-oh-ah-a) IOA IOAE, IOA IOAE Cuentame que te paso Cuentame que te paso Que estaba alla en la…

Manhattan Transfer - THE THOUGHT OF LOVING YOU

BY DAVID WHITE THE THOUGHT OF LOVING YOU THE WAY I'M LONGING TO A THOUSAND HOPEFUL DREAMS I'VE HAD ARE FINALLY COMING TRUE I USED…

Manhattan Transfer - THE ZOO BLUES (ASA)

I'll turn you on I'll turn you on To turn you on with To turn you on quick Tell me, what, what's the trip To…

Manhattan Transfer - TOPSY

Janis' solo: Brothers n' sisters listen while I tell you about the strangest thing Somethin' you might have heard before, like a bell's familiar ring…

Manhattan Transfer - TUBBY THE TUBA

Tubby wants to play the violins' tune, but it's too light and flimsy for a big tuba. He ends up squashing the little tune, and…

Manhattan Transfer - UNTIL I MET YOU (Corner Pocket)

I used to be so fancy free, But really lonesome as could be, Till one lucky day, you came my way I never knew what…

Manhattan Transfer - WACKY DUST

They call it wacky dust It's from a hot cornet It gives your feet a feeling so breezy And oh, it's so easy to get…

Manhattan Transfer - WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

It was cool in the fifties scattin' to jazz and be-bop It was the sound they were throwin' down From LA to New York and…

Manhattan Transfer - When You Wish Upon A Star

When you wish upon a star, makes no dfference who you are, anything your heart desires will come to you. If your heart is in…

Manhattan Transfer - WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY

Who (who ooh ooh ooh oo) What (woo ooh ooh ooh oo) Where (woo ooh ooh ooh oo) Why (Tell me why, tell me why,…

Manhattan Transfer - WOMEN IN LOVE

A boy, a girl, two souls that grow Two different directions away they go How so? Well, to feel a flow, for love to show…

Manhattan Transfer - ZINDY LOU

Ah, Zindy Lou Ah, Zindy Lou (Lou lou lou, ooh Zindy Lou, Lou lou lou, ooh Zindy Lou) Zindy Lou was a woman who came…

Manhattan Transfer - (THE WORD OF) CONFIRMATION

I'm here to just confirm what I've been really always sayin' About modern jazz It's the savior of the nation And I'll believe it if…

Manhattan Transfer - (WANTED) DEAD OR ALIVE

The rule of the tyrants decline The year, 1979 From Uganda to Nicaragua It's bombs and bullets all the time So they corrupt, so they…

Manhattan Transfer - Twilight Zone

(SPOKEN INTRO) With a key, you unlock a door to imagination Beyond it is another dimension A dimension of sight A dimension of sound A…

The Manhattan Transfer - Chicken Bone Bone

Chicken bone bone, chicken bone bone, chicken bone bone, chicken bone boneI have my woman by my sideand the moon lights up her eyesand as…

The Manhattan Transfer - Fair And Tender Ladies

Come all ye fair and tender ladiestake warning how you board young menthey're like a star on summer mornin'they'll thirst a fear and then they're…

The Manhattan Transfer - Guided Missiles

(zoom)guided missiles(zoom)guided missiles --(zoom)Guided missiles, aim at my heartdown to destroy me, tear me apartguided missiles, none of them truenow i know the enemy is…

The Manhattan Transfer - I Need A Man

Roof over my head, keep out the rainfood on the table, i can't complainwhen i had no one, you reached out your handi want what…

The Manhattan Transfer - Roll Daddy Roll

Keep your hands in your pocketsspeak easy when you talkwhistle while you're workin'shuffle when you walklet me hear your pockets jingleget you jumpin' up and…

The Manhattan Transfer - Kiss & Say Goodbye

[Spoken]This has got to be the saddest day of my lifeI called you here today for a bit of bad newsI won't be able to…

The Manhattan Transfer - Cuéntame (Speak up Mambo)

IOA IOAE, IOA IOAEIOA IOAE, IOA IOAECuéntame que te pasó.Cuéntame que te pasó.Que estaba allá en la playa.Recorriendo las aguaritas.Y vino una abejita y me…

The Manhattan Transfer - Choo choo boogie

"I'm headin' for the station with a pack on my backI'm tired of transportation in the back of a hackI love to hear the rhythm…

Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D' Amour

Chanson d'amourra da da da daplay encore. Here in my heartra da da da damore and more. Chanson d'amourra da da da daje t'adore. Each…

Manhattan Transfer - CAPIM (CAPIM)

Capim do vale Vara de goiabeira Na beira do rio Paro para me benzer Mae d'agua sai um pouquinho Desse seu leito-ninho Que eu tenho…

Manhattan Transfer - CHANSON D' AMOUR

Chanson d'amour, ra da da da da, play encore. Here in my heart, ra da da da da, more and more. Chanson d'amour, ra da…

Manhattan Transfer - HEART'S DESIRE

You're my heart's desire, You're my hearts desire-- You are My heart's desire (hearts desire) You set my soul on fire (soul on fire) When…

Manhattan Transfer - JE VOULAIS (TE DIRE QUE JE T'ATTENDS)

Je mettrai mon coeur dans du papier d'argent, Mon numÃ?©ro d'appel aux abonnÃ?©s absents. Mes chansons d'amour resteront lÃ?  dans mon piano, J'aurai jetÃ?© la…

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