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I'LL GET BY (AS LONG AS I HAVE YOU) (Roy Turk / Fred Ahlert) Jack Jones Ruth Etting - 1929 Harry James & His Orch. (vocal: Dick Haymes) - 1941 The Ink Spots - 1944 Four King Sisters - 1944 Billy Williams - 1958 Also recorded by: Hadda Brooks; Sasha Dobson; Geraldo (V. Dick James); Woody Herman; Billie Holiday; Sammy Kaye; Kathy Kirby; Preston Love; Charlie Shavers; Art Tatum; Dinah Washington; Ernie Wilkins; Teddy Wilson; 101 Strings Orchestra, Bing Crosby and many, many more. I'll get by As long as I have you Though there be rain And darkness too I'll not complain I'll see it through Poverty May come to me, it's true But what care I Say, I'll get by As long as I have you. (Musical Break) But what care I Say, I'll get by As long as I have you. (Contributed/Transcribed by Bill Huntley - December 2005) ***** ALTERNATE VERSION Iíll get by.... As long as I have you, Thoí there be rain and darkness too, Iíll not complain, Iíll see it through, Thoí I may.... Be far away, itís true, Say, what care I, dear Iíll get by, As long as I have you. Iíll get by.... As long as I have you, Thoí there be rain and darkness too, Iíll not complain, Iíll see it through, ***** as rec by Buddy Clark & The Ray Charles Singers w Mitchell Ayres & his Orch Aug 20th 1947 New York I'll get by as long as I have you, Though there be rain and darkness too. I'll not complain, I'll laugh it through. Poverty may come to me, it's true, Say what care I? Dear, I'll get by As long as I have you. I'll get by as long as I have you, Though there be rain and darkness too. I'll never complain, Won't mind the rain, With you there to warm me My life can't be stormy! Though I may be far away, it's true, Say what care I? As long as I have you, dear. How can I lose? How can I fail With you to show me the way? As long as I have you, I'll get by! (Contributed by Peter Akers - October 2011)

    


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