SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
From the musical "Roberta" (1933)
(Otto Harbach / Jerome Kern)

Paul Whiteman & His Orch. - 1934
Leo Reisman & His Orch. - 1934
Emil Coleman & His Orch. - 1934
Ruth Etting - 1934
Artie Shaw & His Orch. - 1941
The Platters - 1958
Blue Haze - 1972
Bryan Ferry - 1974
John Alford - 1996

They asked me how I knew my true love was true
I of course replied "something here inside cannot be denied"
They said "someday you'll find all who love are blind"
When your heart's on fire, you must realize smoke gets in your eyes
So I chaffed them and I gaily laughed to think they could doubt my love
Yet today my love has flown away, I am without my love

Now laughing friends deride tears I cannot hide
So I smile and say "when a lovely flame dies, smoke gets in your eyes"

(smoke gets in your eyes, smoke gets in your eyes)

Smoke-gets-in-your-EYES

Smoke-gets-in-your-EYES

2) WHERE OR WHEN
(Richard Rogers / Lorenz Hart)

Recorded by:
Ronnie Aldrich; Julie Andrews; Ray Anthony; Count Basie;
Shirley Bassey; Tony Bennett; Earl Bostic; Dave Brubeck; Charlie Byrd;
Nat King Cole; Judy Collins; Harry Connick Jr.; Ray Conniff;
Sammy Davis Jr.; Denis Day; Buddy DeFranco; The Dinning Sisters;
Dion & the Belmonts; Ray Eberle & his Orch.; Duke Ellington;
Percy Faith & his Orch.; Robert Farnon Orch.; Brian Ferry;
Ella Fitzgerald; The Four Lads; Erroll Garner; Stan Getz;
Benny Goodman; Stephane Grappelli; Lionel Hampton; Dick Haymes;
Woody Herman; Al Hibbler; Lena Horne; Leslie Hutchinson; Harry James;
Etta Jones; Bert Kaempfert & his Orch.; Stan Kenton & his Orch.;
Gene Krupa & his Orch.; Mario Lanza; Steve Lawrence; Turner Layton;
Peggy Lee; Julie London; Barry Manilow; Dean Martin; Mary Martin;
Johnny Mathis; Vaughn Monroe; Marian Montgomery; Red Norvo;
Patti Page; Mandy Patinken; Oscar Peterson; Kenny Rogers; Artie Shaw;
Anne Shelton; Dinah Shore; Victor Sylvester; Frank Sinatra;
Kay Starr; Rod Stewart; The Supremes; Dame Joan Sutherland;
Art Tatum; Jack Teagarden; Claude Thornhill & his Orch.; Mel Tormé;
Caterina Valente; Paul Weston & his Orch.; Margaret Whiting;
Andy Williams; ..... and many more.

It seems we stood and talked like this before.
We looked at each other in the same way then,
But I can't remember where or when.

The clothes you're wearing are the clothes you wore.
The smile you were smiling you were smiling then,
But I can't remember where or when.

Some things that happened for the first time
Seem to be happening again.

And so it seems that we have met before
And laughed before and loved before,
But who knows where or when?

3) THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT
From The film "Swing Time" (1936)
(Dorothy Fields / Jerome Kern - Won the Academy Award Oscar for Best
Song)

Someday, when I'm awfully low
And the world is cold
I will feel a glow just thinking of you
And the way you look tonight

Yes, you're lovely
With your smile so warm, and your cheek so soft
There is nothing for me but to love you
Just the way you look tonight

With each word your tenderness grows
Tearing my fear apart
And that smile that wrinkles your nose
Touches my foolish heart

Lovely, never, never change
Keep that breathless charm
Won't you please arrange it, 'cause I love you
Just the way you look tonight
Just the way you look tonight!

4) I'LL TAKE ROMANCE
Ben Oakland / Oscar Hammerstein II 1937

as rec by Matt Monro 1966

also rec by-
Betty Driver
Marion Ryan
Jeri Southern

I'll take romance;
While my heart is young and eager to fly,
I'll give my heart a try,
I'll take romance!

I'll take romance;
While my arms are strong and eager for you,
I'll give my arms their cue,
I'll take romance!

So my lover,
When you want me, call me,
In the hush of vthe evening;
When you call me,
In the hush of the evening
I'll rush to my -

- First real romance,
While my heart is young and eager and gay,
I'll give my heart away,
I'll take romance!

While my arms are strong and eager for you,
I'll give my arms their cue,
I'll take romance!

So my lover,
When you want me, call me,
In the hush of vthe evening;
When you call me,
In the hush of the evening
I'll rush to my -

- First real romance,
While my heart is young and eager and gay,
I'll give my heart away,
I'll take romance!

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