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I Call It Pretty Music (But The Old People Call It The Blues)

Composed by Clarence Paul, Berry Gordy
Produced & Arranged by Clarence Paul


Musicians - Funk Brothers and Stevie wonder


In album: Workout Stevie, Workout (1963) - Song recorded 1961)


I was sitting in my classroom the other day
Playing my harmonica in a mellow way
A teacher seemed to have gathered 'round
Trying to figure out what I was putting down

I call it pretty music music
But the old people call it the blues

They were looking at me sitting there all alone
Mumbling to each other in a real low tone
I couldn't figure out what they were saying
They couldn't understand what I was playing

I call it pretty music music
But the old people call it the blues

Well I call it pretty music music
But the old people call it the blues

I call it pretty music music
But the old people call it the blues