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ONE SWEET LETTER FROM YOU (Lew Brown / Sidney Clare / Harry Warren) Ted Lewis & His Band (vocal: Ted Lewis) - 1927 Gene Austin - 1927 Red Nichol's Charleston Chasers (vocal: Kate Smith) - 1927 Annette Hanshaw - 1927 Sophie Tucker - 1927 Ethel Waters - 1927 Benny Goodman & His Orch. - 1939 Jimmy Dorsey & His Orch. (vocal: Helen O'Connell) - 1939 Lionel Hampton & His Orch. - 1939 Cliff Bruner & His Texas Wanderers - 1939 Bing Crosby - 1944 Spade Cooley & Western Swing Dance Band (vocal: Tex Williams) - 1944 Bunk Johnson & His New Orleans Jazz Band - 1945 Merl Lindsay & His Oklahoma Night Riders - 1945 Humphrey Lyttelton's Jazz Band - 1955 Chris Barber's Jazz Band - 1956 Terry Lightfoot's Jazzmen - 1956 Johnny Bond - 1958 Bill Haley & His Comets - 1958 Grand Dominion Jazz Band (feat. in the film "Pretty Woman") - 1990 Also recorded by: Dizzy Gillespie; Annie Laurie & Paul Gayten; Coleman Hawkins; Gota River Jazzmen; Louis Lince's Jelly Roll Kings; Leon Huff; Norrie Cox; Boyd & His Cowboy Ramblers: .......... and others. I'm so blue, lonesome, too And I wonder where you are tonight Not one word have I heard If you think of me, why don't you write? Oh, dear, how I need one sweet letter from you How I'd love to read one sweet letter from you You know that you left me so worried and blue I always keep singing, oh, what'll I do Though it's not fair, and you don't care for me dearly Drop me a line, if you just sign, 'Yours sincerely' You know that I'm praying the night and day through Just hoping I'll get one sweet letter from you Mail for Missus Jones Missus Jones don't need it Missus Jones is happy all the day Mail for Missus Brown Missus Brown don't read it Opens them and throws them right away Mail man rings, then he sings "Got some letters for you" Here's what he brings Mail for the baker My dress maker Word from the landlord, too I get letters from ev'rybody Not a single word from you Here's what to do, even though you never crave me And though you lie, say that you cry, it might save me You know that I'm praying the night and day through Just hoping I'll get one sweet letter from you Since you're gone, I keep on Feeling just as sorry as can be I just wrote you a note I'd be happy if you'd answer me Oh, dear, how I need one sweet letter from you How I'd love to read one sweet letter from you You know that you left me so worried and blue I always keep singing, oh, what'll I do Though it's not fair, and you don't care for me dearly Drop me a line, if you just sign, 'Yours sincerely' You know that I'm praying the night and day through Just hoping I'll get one sweet letter from you ****** As recorded by ANNETTE HANSHAW: I'm so blue, lonesome too And I wonder where you are tonight Not one word have I heard If you think of me, why don't you write? Oh dear, how I need one sweet letter from you How I'd love to read one sweet letter from you You know that you left me so worried and blue I always keep singin', oh, what'll I do Though it's not fair and you don't care for me dearly Drop me a line if you've got time, 'Yours Sincerely' You know that I'm prayin' the night and day through, through, through Just hopin' I'll get one sweet letter from you Since you've gone, I just keep on Feelin' just as sorry as can be I just wrote you a little note I'd be happy if you'ld answer me Oh dear, how I need one sweet letter from you How I'd love to read one sweet letter from you You know that you left me so worried and blue I always keep singin' what, what'll I do Though it's not fair and you don't care for me dearly Drop me a line if you've got time, 'Yours Sincerely' You know that I'm prayin' the night and day through Just hopin' I'll get one sweet, sweet letter from you That's all! ****** As recorded by SOPHIE TUCKER: I'm so blue, lonesome too And I wonder where you are tonight Not one word have I heard If you think of me, why don't you write? Oh dear, how I need one sweet letter from you How I'd love to read one sweet letter from you You know that you left me so worried and blue I always keep singing what'll I do Though it's not fair and you don't care for me dearly Why don't you drop me a line, a little line, just sign it 'Yours Sincerely' You know that I'm praying the night and day through Hoping I'll get one sweet letter from you There's mail for Missus Jones Missus Jones don't need it Missus Jones is happy all day Mail for Missus Brown Missus Brown don't read it She opens them and throws them away Mailman rings, then he sings "I've got some letters for you" Here's what he brings, mail from the baker My dressmaker, mail from the landlord, too I get letters from ev'rybody But not a single word from you And I keep praying the night and day through Hoping I'll get one sweet letter from you ****** (Transcriptions by Mel Priddle - June 2009)

    


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