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I'VE TOLD EV'RY LITTLE STAR From the Broadway Musical "Music In The Air" (1932) (Music: Jerome Kern / Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II) Walter Slezak & Katherine Carrington (Broadway Production) - 1932 Jack Denny & His Waldorf-Astoria Orch. (vocal: Paul Small) - 1932 Mary Ellis (London Production) - 1933 Henry Hall & The BBC Dance Orch. (vocal: Les Allen) - 1933 James O'Brien & Betty Heistand (Film Production) - 1934 Jan Peerce - 1944 Bing Crosby - 1946 Jane Pickens (Broadway Revival) - 1951 Margaret Whiting - 1955 Marian McPartland - 1955 Mario Lanza - 1956 Annie Ross - 1956 Freddy Martin & His Orch. - 1956 Ray Conniff, His Orch. & Chorus - 1957 Percy Faith & His Orch. - 1960 Linda Scott - 1961 Pat Boone - 1961 Kim Davey - 1961 Peggy King - 1984 Jonathan Schwartz - 1985 Elisabeth Welch - 1989 Diana Panton Trio - 2006 Kathy Williams - 2008 Jessica Andersson - 2009 Also recorded by: Marion Marlowe; Joan Morris; Kenny Drew; Fred Stride Orch.; Cannonball Adderley; Jamey Aebersold; Hildegarde; Liberace; Stanley Black & The Kingsway Promenade Orch.; Gitte H├Žnning; Sonny Rollins; Eddy Duchin; Artie Shaw; Pasadena Roof Orch.; London Philharmonic Orch.; Brainticket; Mike Sammes Singers; Dorothy Kirsten; Irene Dunne; Lisa Wong; Mike Sammes Singers; Fat Kid Wednesdays; Bill Haley & His Comets; Misha Mengelberg; Dave McKenna; Ferrante & Teicher; Michael Ballam; David Allyn; ..............and many others. As recorded by MARY ELLIS: I make up things to say on my way to you On my way to you I find things to say I can write poems, too, when you're far away When you're far away, I write poems, too But when you are near, my throat goes dry When you are near, I only sigh, oh dear I've told ev'ry little star Just how sweet I think you are Why haven't I told you I've told ripples in a brook Made my heart an open book Why haven't I told you Friends ask me am I in love I always answer "Yes" Might as well confess If I don't, they guess Maybe you may know it, too Oh, my darling, if you do Why haven't you told me, dear Why haven't you told me But when you are near, my throat goes dry When you are near, I only sigh, oh dear I've told ev'ry little star Just how sweet I think you are Why haven't I told you Why haven't, why haven't I told you I've told ripples in a brook Made my heart an open book Why haven't I told you Each time I hold you Friends ask me if I'm in love I always answer "Yes" Might as well confess For if I don't, they guess Maybe you may know it too But oh, my darling, if you do Why haven't you told me Ooooohhhhh-aaaaahhhhh ++++++++++ ALTERNATE LYRICS: In some recordings of the song, the line "But when you are near, my throat goes dry" is replaced with "But when you are near, my lips go dry" ++++++++++ As recorded by LINDA SCOTT: Dum-da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da Dum-da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da Dum-da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da Why haven't I told you Oh, baby, I've told ev'ry little star Just how sweet I think you are Why haven't I told you Da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da I've told ripples in a brook Made my heart an open book Why haven't I told you Friends ask me am I in love I always answer "Yes" Might as well confess If the answer's yes Maybe you may love me too Oh, my darling, if you do Why haven't you told me Da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da Dum-da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da Friends ask me am I in love I always answer "Yes" Might as well confess If the answer's yes Maybe you may love me too Oh, my darling, if you do Why haven't you told me Da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da Dum-da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da Dum-da-dum, da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da-da (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - April 2012)

    


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