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Monday, May 30, 2011

You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You

By Russ Morgan, Larry Stock & James Cavanaugh
1944

A classic of the lounge subgenre, originally recorded by co-writer Morgan. Of course, we now know it best of all due to the 1965 Dean Martin recording, one of the biggest hits of Dino's career. There was also a very popular recording by The Mills Brothers. An infectiously happy and upbeat tune, perfect for a Memorial Day barbecue...

Lyrics:

You're nobody 'til somebody loves you
You're nobody 'til somebody cares.
You may be king, you may possess the world and it's gold,
But gold won't bring you happiness when you're growing old.
The world still is the same, you never change it,
As sure as the stars shine above;
You're nobody 'til somebody loves you,
So find yourself somebody to love.

The world still is the same, you never change it,
As sure as the stars shine above;
You're nobody 'til somebody loves you,
So find yourself somebody, find yourself somebody,
Find yourself somebody to love.

Recorded By:

Michael Buble
George Burns
Cab Calloway
Bobby Darrin
Sammy Davis Jr.

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