OH GEE ! OH GOSH ! From the Broadway show "For Goodness Sake" (1922) (William Daly / Paul Lanin / Ira Gershwin) Fred & Adele Astaire (From the London Production of "Stop Flirting", with George W. Byng & Orch) - 1923 FRED: There is something I must say But just hate to discuss Because I'm shy, I guess that's why It's about me, I mean you I mean, uh, the two of us And if I had no fear Here's what you would hear I dream about you, scheme about you Nightime and day Mad about you, sad about you When you're away ADELE: No day's complete, Dear Until we meet, Dear But with our meeting My heart just stops beating FRED: Riding, walking, thinking, talking You're in my heart ADELE: Am I in it ev'ry minute FRED: Near or apart ADELE: You can't express it So how can I guess FRED: Oh Gee, Oh Gosh, Oh Golly, I love you ADELE: Feint heart never won fair lady Then you don't forget You must be bold Like knights of old You have, oh, so many faults You're not the type, and yet Somehow I like you so Though why I do not know FRED: I dream about you, scheme about you Nightime and day Mad about you, sad about you When you're away ADELE: No day's complete, Dear Until we meet, Dear But with our meeting My heart just stops beating FRED: Riding, walking, thinking, talking You're in my heart ADELE: Am I in it ev'ry minute FRED: Near or apart ADELE: You can't express it So how can I guess FRED: Oh Gee, Oh Gosh, Oh Golly, I love you (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - December 2005) TRIVIA (1): On October 18, 1923, HMV Records invited Fred and Adele Astaire to record two of their songs, "Oh Gee! Oh Gosh!" and "The Whichness of the Whatness", from the London production of their show "Stop Flirting". The record was released only in the U.K., on the 78-R.P.M. disc HMV B-1719. It was Astaire's first record release. TRIVIA (2): "Stop Flirting was the UK re-titling of the Broadway show "For Goodness Sake".