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SYMPATHY (Rudolf Friml / Otto Harbach) Shirley Jones & Jack Cassidy Also recorded by: Ambrose; Stanley Black; Helen Clark; Bob Crosby; Irving Fazola; Allan Jones; Vera Lynn; Victor Sylvester; Earl Wrightson. Shirley: You need sympathy, sympathy, just sympathy Jack: I'm just trying to be friendly and gentle, not sentimental Both: So if I should touch your hand Don't misunderstand its meaning You must know I'm not showing Sympathy. (Musical Break) Jack: You need sympathy, sympathy, just sympathy Shirley: I'm just trying to be friendly and gentle, not sentimental Both: So if I should touch your hand Don't misunderstand its meaning You must know I'm not showing Sympathy. (Contributed/Transcribed by Bill Huntley - August 2005) ************** SYMPATHY from "The Firefly" 1912 opera New York & 1937 film Rudolph Friml (m) otto Harbach (l) Gus Kahn (l) as recorded by Richard Tauber with Orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr October 6th 1937 London You look so young when you're feeling sad, Mm-mm, mm-mm. You seem to be just a tiny lad, Mm-mm, mm-mm. But any pity you get from me You must remember is sympathy! You need sympathy, Sympathy, just sympathy! I'm just trying to be Friendly and gentle, But not sentimental! So if I should touch your hand, Don't misunderstand its meaning; You must know I'm but showing sympathy! So if I should touch your hand, Don't misunderstand its meaning; You must know I'm but showing sympathy! (Transcribed by Peter Akers - February 2013)

    


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