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Nutbush City Limits
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Album: Glee: The Music, The Complete Season Four
Released: February 4, 2013
By: Ike & Tina Turner
Sung by: Santana Lopez with the Cardinals
Place: The Choir Room
Episode: Diva

Nutbush City Limits by Ike & Tina Turner is featured in Diva, the thirteenth episode of Season Four. It is sung by Santana with four of the Cardinals as back-up.

Before the performance, the Glee Club waits in anticipation as Ms. Pillsbury and Finn welcome a special diva joining them all the way from Louisville. Santana enters the room with cheerleaders from the Cardinals. The song begins as Santana and the cheerleaders sing and dance. Brittany and Sam seem a bit unhappy yet surprised while Tina looks annoyed. Brittany watches on the Glee Club as they dance to the song, while she watches with a confused expression. The cheerleaders and Santana pull off impressive and sexy moves, making Ryder look 'interested'.

Although obvious from Brittany's expressions that she wasn't too happy, at the end of the performance, she gets up to high five Santana and tells her that it was the 'greatest performance in showbiz history'. 

Lyrics

Santana:
A church house, gin house
A school house, outhouse
On highway number 19
The people keep the city clean
They call it Nutbush, oh Nutbush
Call it

Santana with The Cardinals:
Nutbush city limits

The Cardinals:
Nutbush City

Santana:
Twenty-five is the speed limit
Motorcycle not allowed in it
You go to store on Fridays
You go to church on Sundays
They call it Nutbush, little old town
Oh Nutbush
They call it

Santana with The Cardinals:
Nutbush city limits

The Cardinals:
Nutbush City

Santana (The Cardinals):
You go the fields on weekdays
And have a picnic on Labor day
You go to town on Saturdays
But go to church every Sunday
They call it Nutbush (Ooohh), oh Nutbush (Ooohh)
They call it

Santana with The Cardinals:
Nutbush city limits

The Cardinals:
Nutbush city (Santana: Hey!)

Santana (The Cardinals):
Alright, hey, hey, yeah!
Oh, yeah, yeah!
Ha, ha, ha, ha, hey (Aaahh)
Oh, yeah (Nutbush city limits)
Nutbush
Woah

No whiskey for sale (Ooh ooh)
You can't cop no bail (Ooh ooh)
Salt pork and molasses (Ooh ooh)
Is all you get in jail (Ooh ooh)
They call it Nutbush (Ooohh), oh Nutbush (Ooohh)
They call it

Santana with The Cardinals:
Nutbush city, Nutbush city limits

Santana (The Cardinals):
Little old town in Tennessee (Ooh ooh)
It's called (Nutbush city limits)
A quite little old community (Aaahh)
A one-horse town you have to watch
What you're puttin' down

Santana with The Cardinals:
Nutbush city limits, Nutbush city

Santana (with The Cardinals):
Oh (Nutbush)
They call it (Nutbush)
They call it (Nutbush city limits)!

Trivia

  • This is the second song by Ike & Tina Turner that Santana sings in the choir room. She sings River Deep, Mountain High as a duet with Mercedes in Duets.
  • Naya Rivera revealed to Emma Bunton on a special 'I Heart Glee' that she didn't know the song before performing and recording it. 

Gallery

Videos

Ike and Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits lyrics03:00

Ike and Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits lyrics

GLEE - Nutbush City Limits (Full Performance) (Official Music Video)01:54

GLEE - Nutbush City Limits (Full Performance) (Official Music Video)

Nutbush City Limits Glee HD FULL STUDIO03:02

Nutbush City Limits Glee HD FULL STUDIO

Glee - Nutbush City Limit - Acapella Version01:47

Glee - Nutbush City Limit - Acapella Version

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