It don’t mean a thing, if it ain’t got that swing
It don’t mean a thing all you got to do is sing
It makes no difference
If it’s sweet or hot
Just give that rhythm
Every little thing you’ve got …
– music by Duke Ellington, born this past Sunday in 1899 in Washington, DC
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