Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home

Oh baby, won’t you please come home‘Cause your mama’s all aloneI have tried in vain, never no more to call your name When you left you broke my heartBecause I never thought we’d partEv’ry hour in the day…you will hear me sayBaby, won’t you please come home {sax solo} When […]

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Boy! What Love Has Done To Me!

I fetch his slippers, fill up the pipe he smokesI cook the kippers, laugh at his oldest jokesYet here I anchor, I might have had a bankerBoy! what love has done to me His nature’s funny, quarrelsome half the timeAnd as for money, he hasn’t got a dimeAnd here’s the […]

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Boy Wanted

Verse:I’ve just finished writing an advertisementCalling for a boy.No half-hearted Romeo or flirt is meant;That’s the kind I’d not employ.Though anybody interested can apply,He must know a thing to qualify.For instance: Refrain 1:Teddy:He must be able to dance.he must make life a romance.I said a boy wanted,One who can smile;Boy […]

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Can’t We Be Friends?

I thought I’d found the man of my dreams.Now it seems, This is how the story ends:He’s goin’ to turn me down and say,"Can’t We Be Friends?" I thought for once it couldn’t go wrong.Not for long! I can se the way this ends:cNever again! Through with Love,Throught with men!They […]

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Aren’t You Kind Of Glad We Did?

Oh, it really wasn’t my intentionTo disregard conventionIt was just an impulseThat had to be obeyed. Though it seems convention we’ve been scorningI’ll still not go in mourningThough my reputationIs blemished, I’m afraid. With just one kissWhat heaven, what rapture, what bliss Honestly, I thought you wouldn’t.Naturally, you thought you […]

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By Strauss

Away with the music of BroadwayBe off with your Irving BerlinOh I give no quarter to Kern or Cole PorterAnd Gershwin keeps pounding on tin How can I be civil when hearing this drivelIt’s only for nightclubbin’ sousesOh give me the free ‘n’ easy waltz that is Vienneasy andGo tell […]

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Begin The Beguine

When they begin the beguineIt brings back the sound of music so tender,It brings back a night of tropical splendor,It brings back a memory ever green.I’m with you once more under the stars,And down by the shore an orchestra’s playingAnd even the palms seem to be swayingWhen they begin the […]

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Angel Eyes

Try to think that love´s not aroundBut it´s uncomfortably nearMy old heart ain´t gaining no groundBecause my angel eyes ain´t here Angel eyes, that old Devil sentThey glow unbearably brightNeed I say that my love´s mispentMispent with angel eyes tonight So drink up all you peopleOrder anything you seeHave fun […]

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April In Paris

I never knew the charm of springI never met it face to faceI never new my heart could singI never missed a warm embraceTill April in Paris, chestnuts in blossomHoliday tables under the treesApril in Paris, this is a feelingThat no one can ever repriseI never knew the charm of […]

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Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man

Oh listen, sister,I love my mister man,And I can’t tell yo’ why,Dere ain’t no reasonWhy I should love dat man.It must be sumpin’ dat de angels done plan. Refrain: Fish got to swim, birds got to fly,I got to love one man till I die.Can’t help lovin’ dat man of […]

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