Monday, July 22, 2024
TAXI DRIVER – BOBBY BENSON

TAXI DRIVER – BOBBY BENSON

– A famous song by the late Bernard Olabinjo Benson, an Ikorodu-born TV performer, Highlife vocalist, pianist, saxophonist, guitarist, and entertainer extraordinaire. Famously known as Bobby Benson, Bernard and his band (Bobby Benson and his Combo) thrilled Nigerians to some of the best highlife routines at his Caban Bamboo (later Hotel Bobby) nightclub, along Ikorodu Road, Lagos State, in the 70s.  

Sisi Siju, you no dey shame?

Plenty husband is too much,

Plenty drivers, without labour,

If you must go, nobody cares.

If you marry taxi driver,

I don’ care!

If you marry lorry driver o,

I don’ care!

If you marry railway driver,

I don’ care!

If you marry motor driver o,

I don’ care!

(Instrumental – Jazz……………)

Sisi Siju, you no dey shame?

Plenty husband is too much,

If she must go, don’t you worry,

Please, let her go, nobody cares.

If she marry taxi driver,

I don’ care!

If she marry lorry driver o,

I don’ care!

If she marry railway driver,

I don’ care!

If she marry motor driver o,

I don’ care!

(Instrumental – Jazz……………)

If she marry taxi driver,

I don’ care!

If she marry lorry driver o,

I don’ care!

If she marry railway driver,

I don’ care!

If she marry motor driver o,

I don’ care!

(Instrumental – Jazz……………)

IMAGE: The late Bobby Benson (April 11, 1922 – May 14, 1983)

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