I'm Just A Lucky So And So
Ella Fitzgerald Lyrics


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As I walk down the street
Seems everyone I meet
Gives me a friendly hello.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

The birds in every tree
Are all so neighborly.
They sing wherever I go.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

If you should ask me the amount
In my bank account
I'd have to confess that I'm slippin'
But that don't worry me, confidentially

I've got a dream that's a pippin'
And when the day is through
Each night I hurry to
A home where love waits, I know.

I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

And when the day is through
Each night I hurry to
A home where love waits, I know.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so





I'm just a lucky, lucky so and so

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "I'm Just A Lucky So And So" by Ella Fitzgerald suggest that the singer is very fortunate in many aspects of her life. Even as she walks down the street, every person she meets seems friendly, and every bird in every tree seems to sing just for her. She knows that she may not be wealthy, but she has a dream that she cherishes. What matters most to her is the love that she comes home to every night, which makes her feel like the luckiest person in the world.


One can appreciate the simple and wholesome message of the song. Though life may not always be perfect, there are always things to be grateful for. The friendly people on the street and the singing birds may seem insignificant, but they make a difference in the singer's day. The song reinforces the idea that sometimes, it's the little things in life that mean the most. Love, happiness, and contentment are all blessings that can make one feel like a "lucky so and so."


Line by Line Meaning

As I walk down the street
While I stroll along the road


Seems everyone I meet
It appears that all I meet


Gives me a friendly hello.
Offers me a friendly greeting.


I guess I'm just a lucky so and so
It seems I am just fortunate.


The birds in every tree
All of the birds in the trees


Are all so neighborly.
Are all so amiable.


They sing wherever I go.
They chirp everywhere I wander.


I guess I'm just a lucky so and so
It seems I am just fortunate.


If you should ask me the amount
Should you inquire about the total sum


In my bank account
Deemed in my banking balance


I'd have to confess that I'm slippin'
I would have to admit that I am in decline,


But that don't worry me, confidentially
Yet, confidentially, it does not trouble me,


I've got a dream that's a pippin'
There's an exciting dream I desire


And when the day is through
After the day is done


Each night I hurry to
I haste to each night


A home where love waits, I know.
I return to a home where I know love waits.


I guess I'm just a lucky so and so
It seems I am just fortunate.


And when the day is through
After the day is done


Each night I hurry to
I haste to each night


A home where love waits, I know.
I return to a home where I know love waits.


I guess I'm just a lucky so and so
It seems I am just fortunate.


I'm just a lucky, lucky so and so
I am just lucky, a fortunate soul.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Duke Ellington, Mack David

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@Wolfhoundersful

As I walk down the street
Seems everyone I meet
Gives me a friendly hello.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

The birds in every tree
Are all so neighborly.
They sing wherever I go.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

If you should ask me the amount
In my bank account
I'd have to confess that I'm slippin'
But that don't worry me, confidentially
I've got a dream that's a pippin'

[2x:]
And when the day is through
Each night I hurry to
A home where love waits, I know.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

I'm just a lucky, lucky so and so



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it was a love song that he sang for me

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@Wolfhoundersful

As I walk down the street
Seems everyone I meet
Gives me a friendly hello.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

The birds in every tree
Are all so neighborly.
They sing wherever I go.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

If you should ask me the amount
In my bank account
I'd have to confess that I'm slippin'
But that don't worry me, confidentially
I've got a dream that's a pippin'

[2x:]
And when the day is through
Each night I hurry to
A home where love waits, I know.
I guess I'm just a lucky so and so

I'm just a lucky, lucky so and so

@TheWhiteDogg

@georgiared1 Thank You For Sharing That With Us. It Always Amazes Me To See What A Strong, Beautiful And Lasting Effect Beautiful Music Has On People. That's Mainly Why I Fear Today's Music Industry, It Has Lost It's Unique Touch Towards The Human Heart.

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Trumpeter is sick good.

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