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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee was an American jazz and traditional pop singer, songwriter, and actress.

Her most famous performances include ‘Black Coffee’, ‘Big Spender’, ‘Why Don’t You Do Right?’ and ‘Fever’.

On the silver screen, Peggy Lee acted in many musicals including the voice for Darling, the Cocker Spaniel in ‘Lady And The Tramp’.

During her career, Peggy Lee was nominated for twelve Grammy awards. In 1995, she bagged the Grammy Lifetime Achievement award.


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Why Don’t You Do Right? – Guitar Lesson

Why Dont You Do Right In ‘Why Don’t You Do Right?’ you get an even more prominent walking bass line than what you had in ‘Angel Eyes’.

To know all your chord shapes is now extremely important so the walking bass line can be improvised with chords added wherever you may be on the fretboard.

Take the master course and you get everything transcribed, including a bonus solo and a jazz backing track to improvise over.

Go to video lessons: Why Don’t You Do Right?


Why Don’t You Do Right? – Lyrics

Why Don't You Do RightYou had plenty money, 1922
You let other women make a fool of you
Why don’t you do right, like some other men do?
Get out of here and get me some money too
You’re sittin’ there and wonderin’ what it’s all about

For complete lyrics, go to Why Don’t You Do Right? lyrics.


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