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IF YOU WERE THE ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD From the London revue "The Bing Boys Are Here" (1916) (Nat. D. Ayre / Clifford Grey) George Robey & Violet Lorraine (London Production) - 1916 Perry Como - 1946 Tex Beneke & The Glenn Miller Orch. - 1946 Dean Martin - 1964 Barbra Streisand - 1965 Also recorded by: Dick Haymes; Acker Bilk; Frankie Vaughan; Danny Polo & His Swing Stars; Josephine Baker; Gary Miller; Michael Ball; George Chisholm; Webster Booth & Anne Ziegler; Mike Sammes Singers; Gene Krupa; Louis Prima; Lawrence Welk; Claude Thornhill & His Orch; Rebecca Kilgore; Paul Nicholas; Nat Gonella; Georgia Brown: ............... and many others. Opening verse as recorded by HENRY BURR: Sometimes, when I feel bad and things look blue I wish, the girl I had was say, one like you Someone within my heart to build her throne Someone who'd never part, to call my own I’ll try, a love to keep dear, strong and true I’ll try, a world to reach dear, just made for me and you (Transcribed by Lizzi - August 2014) ****************** As sung in 1916 by GEORGE ROBEY & VIOLET LORRAINE: VIOLET: Sometimes when I feel low and things look blue I wish a boy I had, say, one like you GEORGE: Someone within her heart to build a throne Someone who'd never part, to call my own GEORGE: If you were the only girl in the world VIOLET: And you were the only boy GEORGE: Nothing else would matter in this world today We could go on loving in the same old way VIOLET: A Garden of Eden just made for two With nothing to mar our joy GEORGE: I could say such wonderful things to you VIOLET: There would be such wonderful things to do GEORGE: If you were the only girl in the world VIOLET: And you were the only boy VIOLET: No one I'd ever care for, dear, but you No one I'd fancy there for to love me too GEORGE: Your eyes can set me dreaming all night long Your eyes have set me scheming, right or wrong GEORGE: If you were the only girl in the world VIOLET: And you were the only boy GEORGE: Nothing else would matter in this world today We could go on loving in the same old way VIOLET: A Garden of Eden just made for two With nothing to mar our joy GEORGE: I could say such wonderful things to you VIOLET: There would be such wonderful things to do GEORGE: If you were the only girl in the world VIOLET: And you were the only boy (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - December 2007) ********** As recorded by PERRY COMO: If you were the only girl in the world And I were the only boy Nothing else would matter in the world today We could go on loving in the same old way A Garden of Eden just made for two With nothing to mar our joy I would say such wonderful things to you There would be such wonderful things to do If you were the only girl in the world And I were the only boy (Instrumental Break) A Garden of Eden just made for two With nothing to mar our joy I would say such wonderful things to you There would be such wonderful things to do If you were the only girl in the world And I were the only boy

    


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