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MY RESISTANCE IS LOW (Music; Hoagy Carmichael / Lyrics: Harold Adamson) Hoagy Carmichael (with Gordon Jenkins & His Orch.) - 1951 Jane Russell & Hoagy Carmichael (feat. in the film "The Las Vegas Story") - 1952 Rusty Draper - 1957 Ted Heath & His Music - 1957 Jim Dale - 1962 Buddy Britten & The Regents - 1963 The Shadows (Instr.) - 1961 Robin Sarstedt - 1973 Carrie Smith - 1976 Bing Crosby - 1977 Georgie Fame & Annie Ross - 1981 John Eaton (Instr.) - 1984 Elvis Costello, Paul Riley & Pete Thomas - 1984 Dominique Eade - 1994 Prudence Johnson - 2002 Joyce Breach - 2007 Klea Blackhurst & Billy Stritch - 2008 Also recorded by: Bernard Cribbins; Dorothy Squires; David Newton & Brian Lemon; Frank Chacksfield, His Orch. & Chorus; Tony Crombie & His Orch.; Robert Farnon & His Orch.; Joe Loss & His Orch.; Barry Crocker; Dennis Lotis; Mabel Mercer.........and others. You touch my fingertips and my heart is aglow You bend to kiss my lips and I can't let you go Maybe I should resist, I'm a fool, I know But at a time like this, my resistance is low Your eyes have magic, they seem to say Come closer, come closer, my darlin', come closer And somehow I can't break away Can't you see that I wanna be adored More than you'll ever know And I'm goin' overboard with a capital "O" So don't be persistent Please keep your distance You know my resistance is low (You touch my fingertips and my heart is aglow) (You bend to kiss my lips and I can't let you go) (Maybe I should resist, I'm a fool, I know) (But at a time like this, my resistance is low) Your eyes have magic, they seem to say Come closer, come closer, my darlin', come closer And somehow I can't break away Can't you see that I wanna be adored More than you'll ever know And I'm goin' overboard with a capital "O" So don't be persistent Baby, keep your distance You know my resistance is low ********************* As performed by JANE RUSSELL and HOAGY CARMICHAEL in the film "The Las Vegas Story": JANE: You touch my fingertips and my heart is aglow HOAGY: What's on your mind, baby JANE: You bend to kiss my lips and I can't let you go JANE: Maybe I should resist, I'm a fool, I know HOAGY: Resist me, baby JANE: But at a time like this, my resistance is low HOAGY: Your eyes have magic, they seem to say Come closer, come closer, my darlin', come closer And somehow you can't break away JANE: Can't you see that I wanna be adored More than you'll ever know HOAGY: But I know, baby, I know JANE: And I'm going overboard with a capital "O" JANE: So don't be persistent Please keep your distance You know my resistance is low HOAGY: Your eyes have magic They seem to say Don't be persistent Please keep your distance You know your resistance is low Low, low, low, low, low, low, low! (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - July 2012)

    


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