Lyrics: Gershwin, Heywood
Played by Jerry Garcia as an instrumental with Merl Saunders in the early 1970s. Later recorded with David Grisman and Tony Rice, also as an instrumental. Sung by Stu Allen with Phil Lesh & Friends in 2016.
Summertime, and the livin' is easy
Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high
Your Daddy's rich and your Ma is good lookin'
So, hush little baby, don't you cry
One of these mornin's you're gonna rise up singin'
Then you'll spread your wings, and you'll take to the sky
But 'till that mornin' there's a nothin' can harm you,
with Daddy and Mammy standin' by
But 'till that mornin' there's a nothin' can harm you
With Daddy and Mammy standin' by
|Jerry Garcia Recordings|
|4/5 Feb 1993||Pizza Tapes||Garcia/Grisman/Rice|