• Artist: John Swanson
  • Title: Not For All the Tea in China
  • Genre: Jazz - Swing/Big Band, Easy Listening
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Ethnic, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 7/13/2011
  • Lyric themes: Courtship Dating, Falling in Love, Being in Love Passion, Sentimental, Happiness Joy
  • Lyrics: Not for all the tea in China Not for tickets to the game Not for lotto winning numbers Not for fortune and fame Not for cold beers in the summer sun Not for a sunset view Not for green grass on the other side Priority review I won't barter for you You know my love is true Maybe for world peace I'd consider it Maybe for God and man But not for all the tea in China And they've got a lot of tea in China Not for Johnny Hartman's baritone Not for Rhapsody in Blue Not for one for my baby Priority review I won't barter for you You know my love is true Maybe for Christmas Day for poor kids Maybe to cure some bad disease But not for all the tea in China Not for all the tea in China And they've got a lot of tea in China
  • Keywords: relaxing, jazzy, smooth, jazz, Bass, Guitar

About John Swanson

Somewhere out on New Route 66, about 50 miles west of Sinatra and 75 miles east of Tom Waits, Swanson struts his swingin' and singin'. He loves Dave Frishberg songs and Johnnie Walker in a tumbler. He'd like to hear Kurt Elling cover Stone Temple Pilots. Lonnie Johnson is God.

John's quirky-cool jazz, blues, and pop compositions have been featured on 6 solo albums; he's had 40 different songs licensed for commercial use. A veteran ...

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