Chet Baker, Boston 1966
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Time after time, I tell myself that I’m so lucky to be loving you
So lucky to be the one you run to see in the evening when the day is through
I know what I know, the passing years will show you’ve kept my love so young, so new
And time after time, you’ll hear me say that I’m so lucky to be loving you
1950’s broadcast pioneer and original Today Show host Dave Garroway with “serious” musicians Jimmy McPartland, Bobby Hackett, Dizzy Gillespie and Bud Freeman.
Alan Lomax. Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly) and Martha Promise Ledbetter. 1935.
If I could be with you, I’d love you strong
If I could be with you, I’d love you long
I want you to know, I wouldn’t go until I told you, honey, why I love you so
If I could be with you one hour tonight
If I was free to do the things I might
I’m telling you true, I’d be anything but blue if I could be with you tonight