It Ain't Necessarily So lyrics

Sportin life:
It aint necessarily so,

All:
It aint necessarily so.

Sportin life:
De tings dat yo lible
To read in de Bible -
It aint necessarily so.

Lil david was small, but oh my!

All:
Lil david was small, but oh my!

Sportin life:
He fought big goliath
Who lay down and dieth -
Lil david was small, but oh my!
Wadoo!

Ensemble:
Wadoo!

Sportin life:
Zim bam boddle-oo!

Ensemble:
Zim bam boddle-oo!

Sportin life:
Hoodle ah da waah da!

Ensemble:
Hoodle ah da waah da!

Sportin life:
Scatty way!

Ensemble:
Scatty wah!

Sportin life:
Yeah!
Oh jonah, he lived in de whale

All:
Oh jonah, he lived in de whale.

Sportin life:
Fo he made his home in
Dat fishs abdomen -
Oh jonah, he lived in de whale.

Lil moses was found in a stream

All:
Lil moses was found in a stream

Sportin life:
He floated on water
till ole pharaohs daughter
She fished him, she says from dat stream.

Wadoo!

Ensemble:
Wadoo!

Sportin life:
Zim bam boddle-oo!

Ensemble:
Zim bam boddle-oo!

Sportin life:
Hoodle ah da waah da!

Ensemble:
Hoodle ah da waah da!

Sportin life:
Scatty way!

Ensemble:
Scatty wah!

Sportin life:
Yeah!
It aint necessarily so

All:
It aint necessarily so

Sportin life:
Dey tell all you chillun
De debbles a villun
But taint necessarily so.

To get into hebbben
Dont snap fo a sebben -
Live clean! don have no fault!
Oh, I takes dat gospel
Whenever its posple -

But wid a grain of salt!

Methuslah lived nine hundred years,

All:
Methuslah lived nine hundred years,

Sportin life:
But who calls dat livin
When no galll give in
To no man whats nine hundred years?

Im preachin dis sermon to show
It aint nessa, aint nessa,
Aint nessa, aint nessa -

All:
It aint necessarily so!

Submitted by Guest

What do you think is the meaning of It Ain't Necessarily So by Ella Fitzgerald?