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Mack The Knife

Lyrics

Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear
And it shows them pearly white
Just a jackknife has old MacHeath, babe
And he keeps it, ah, out of sight
full lyrics
Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear
And it shows them pearly white
Just a jackknife has old MacHeath, babe
And he keeps it, ah, out of sight
full lyrics

Features of This Track

new orleans influences
a swing dancin' style
humorous lyrics
trumpet head
acoustic piano accompaniment
light drumming
a highly repetitive melody
lyrical melodies
jazz-pop style
a mid-tempo swing feel
interesting part writing
strong melodies
lyric-centric composition
major tonality

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Tempo 180; 5 stars; tu on 175
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sounds like glamorizing violence and murder Mack the Knife
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Great song. This is one of the better renditions of this song. Love Louis and Mack the knife.
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Three Penny Opera didactic
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nrivers160
justluvthiss o n g g o m a c k i e : D
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Lyrics are way, way off....
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bphatch98
The best, gotta love Armstrong
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This song is so out of tune. You can hear the sound volume change. A disgrace to Louis Armstrong :(
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Best version
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If there was ever a song perfect for the mob, this is it. Cheery and fun, yet about murder, partying, and other mob activities. Got to love it:)
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these lyrics are so incorrect.. smh
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Who wrote the lyrics Pandora used for this song? Take it, snatch?? He said Satch, like in Satchmo
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what the heck? this song is so morbid!!! but the tune is so cheery
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boy is he talking loud... just saying!!! I'm hopin somebody understands what he is putting down!!! Big Time
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GO LOUIS ARMSTRONG!!! KEEP IT GOING!!!!!!! WHOOOOOOOHOO O O O O O O O O ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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louis armstrong! such fun and christmas-y! makes me smile everyday and every time!
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this song is great to listen in christmas) real cheerful :-)
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love it
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mollyw24
Classic Armstrong

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