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STARLIFT (Soundtrack) Songs featured in the film "Starlift" (1951) Starring Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Virginia Mayo, Gene Nelson, Ruth Roman, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Phil Harris, Randolph Scott and Jane Wyman. YOU'RE GONNA LOSE YOUR GAL (Music: James Monaco / Lyrics: Joe Young) Performed by Doris Day and Gordon MacRae BOTH: You're gonna lose your gal You're gonna lose your gal DORIS: You're actin' like a two-timin' lover GORDON: Keepin' kisses undercover BOTH: You'll wake up and soon discover You're gonna lose your gal DORIS: You're gonna fret away GORDON; You're gonna fret away DORIS: You're bound to get that way GORDON: You're bound to get that way DORIS: Ooh, how can you be so conceited GORDON: Take her heart and then you mistreat it BOTH: You can't have your cake and eat it You're gonna lose your gal DORIS: And when she's gone GORDON: And when she's gone DORIS: She won't come back GORDON: She won't come back, they don't come back DORIS: Won't come back BOTH: Once they're gone DORIS: You're gonna be surprised GORDON: You're gonna be surprised DORIS: You never realised GORDON: You never realised DORIS: That someone else can treat her nicer GORDON: Someone else can shoes and rice her BOTH: Someone else will paradise her You're gonna lose your gal DORIS: And when she's gone GORDON: When she's gone DORIS: She won't come back GORDON: She won't come back, they don't come back DORIS: Won't come back BOTH: Once they're gone DORIS: You're gonna find someday GORDON: The gal went thataway DORIS: Now you forgot to analyse her GORDON: With you love you minimise her BOTH: Tomorrow you'll be sad, but wiser You're gonna lose your gal DORIS: You're gonna lose GORDON: You're gonna lose DORIS: You're gonna lose GORDON: You're gonna lose BOTH: You're gonna lose your gal ******************** 'S WONDERFUL (Music: George Gershwin / Lyrics: Ira Gershwin) Performed by Doris Day 'S wonderful 'S marvellous You should care for me 'S awful nice 'S paradise 'S what I love to see You've made my life so glamorous You can't blame me for feeling amorous Oh, 's wonderful 'S marvellous That you should care for me My dear, it's four leaf clover time >From now on my heart's working overtime Oh, 's wonderful It's so marvellous That you should care for me Wonderful, marvellous, glorious, it's glamorous That you should care for me ******************** YOU OUGHTA BE IN PICTURES (Music: Dana Suesse / Lyrics: Edward Heyman) Performed by Doris Day You, you, you, you oughta be in pictures You’re wonderful to see, You oughta be in pictures, Oh what a hit you would be! Your voice would thrill a nation, Your face would be adored, You’d make a great sensation with wealth and fame your reward And if you should kiss the way you kiss, When we are all alone, You’d make ev’ry girl and man A fan worshiping at your throne. You oughta shine as brightly As Jupiter and Mars; You oughta be in pictures My star of stars ******************** YOU DO SOMETHING TO ME (Written by Cole Porter) Performed by Doris Day 'Cause you do something to me Something that simply mystifies me Tell me, why should it be You have the power to hypnotize me Let me live 'neath your spell Do do that voodoo that you do so well For you do something to me That nobody else could do That nobody else could do ******************** WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE? (Written by Cole Porter) Performed by Lucille Norman and Gordon MacRae LUCILLE: What is this thing called love? This funny thing called love? GORDON: Just who can solve its mystery? Why should it make a fool of me? LUCILLE: I saw you there one wonderful day GORDON: You took my heart and threw it away BOTH: That's why I ask the Lord in Heaven above What is this thing called love? (Dance Routine: GENE NELSON & JANICE RULE) LUCILLE: I'm glad I saw you there one wonderful day GORDON: You took my heart and threw it away BOTH: That's why I ask the Lord in Heaven above What is this thing called love? ******************** LIZA (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) (Music: George Gershwin / Lyrics: Ira Gershwin and Gus Kahn) Performed by Patrice Wymore Listen to my story 'bout a gal named Liza, Liza, skies are grey But if you smile on me, all the clouds will roll away Liza, Liza, don’t delay Come keep me company, and the clouds will roll away See the honey moon is shining down We should make a date with Parson Brown So Liza, Liza, name the day When you belong to me, and the clouds will roll away ******************** THE GOOD GREEN ACRES OF HOME (Music: Sammy Fain / Lyrics: Irving Kahal) Performed by Gordon MacRae and Men's Chorus Let me stand with the grip of the plough in my hand On the good green acres of home, my land Where a friend is treasured and your wealth is measured By the strength of heart and hand Let me live (Let me live) with the sun and the wind and the rain While I plant my acres with golden grain Let me build my lovenest with a stick and stone On the good green acres of home Ev'rybody sing! (Let me stand with the grip of the plough in my hand) (On the good green acres of home, my land) Where a friend is treasured and your wealth is measured By the strength of heart and hand (Let me live with the sun and the wind and the rain) (While I plant my acres with golden grain) Let me build my lovenest with a stick and stone On the good green acres of home, my home The good green acres of home ******************** IT'S MAGIC (Music: Jule Styne / Lyrics: Sammy Cahn) Performed by Gene Nelson and Vocal Group GENE: You know, things that I've done lately sure would frighten you If you care to listen, I'll enlighten you I'm sure Houdini and his crew Couldn't do the things I do, see what I mean I simply think of someone unobtainable That's when things become so unexplainable I merely turn my thoughts to her And the miracles occur When I recall her kiss I suddenly go up like this It's magic Don't ask me why or how I only know it's happening now It's magic And then those voices start to fill the air I hear a melody and suddenly they're there (And then) to chase the gloom Her smile makes all the roses bloom It's magic I just remove my gloves And suddenly they coo like doves (It's magic) Oh why, I ask myself, if I can do all the things that I do Why can't I find a magic way or word to bring me you (You, you, you, you're in trouble) (You, you'll be seein' double) (Don't! You won't like it) Oh! No (You'll be sorry) She's a doll (You sigh, the song begins) (You speak and I hear violins play) (It's magic) (The stars desert the skies) (And rush to nestle in your eyes) (It's magic) (Without a golden wand or mystic charms) (Fantastic things begin when I am in your arms) (Why do I tell me myself these things that happen are all really true) When in my heart I know the magic is my love for you ******************** I MAY BE WRONG, BUT I THINK YOU'RE WONDERFUL (Music: Henry Sullivan / Lyrics: Harry Ruskin) Performed by Jane Wyman I may be wrong, but I think you're wonderful I may be wrong, but I think you're swell I like your style, say, I think it's marvellous I'm always wrong, so how can I tell All of my hats are unsightly All of my shoes are a crime If, dear, in you I picked rightly It's the very first time You came along, say, I think you're wonderful I think you're grand, but I may be wrong I may be wrong but I think you're wonderful I may be wrong but I think you're swell I like your style, say, I think it's marvellous I'm always wrong so how can I tell I wish I could trust my emotions But sometimes I'm not very wise I get the craziest notions About the craziest guys You're big and strong, oh, say, I think you're wonderful I think you're grand, but I may be wrong I've heard that all's fair in love and war So must you be so polite I may have been wrong many times before But I'm oh so right tonight ******************** LOOK OUT STRANGER, I'M A TEXAS RANGER (Written by Ruby Raksin & Phil Harris) Performed by Phil Harris & Gary Cooper HARRIS: I was standin' in a barroom in a little Texas town Drinkin' double sarsaparillas just to wash my dinner down Folks were dancin' to the jukebox where a very fine quartet And a guy named Harris sang a song called "Smoke That Cigarette" While the music was still playin', somethin' shook the whole saloon All the women started screamin' till I couldn't hear the tune Then I looked up to the doorway and I saw him standin' there It was Fearless Fred the foreman, dog dirty, loaded for bear It was a year to the day since he had last been to town And he showed it by the way he eyed the women up and down Then he started in to cussin' all the folks up at the bar Till a Ranger who was there cautioned Freddie to beware before he had gone too far He said COOPER: Look out, Stranger, I'm a Texas Ranger Better take it nice and easy or you'll have to go HARRIS: Well now Fred the foreman wasn't bright or he'd-a stopped right then But he just ignored the Ranger and he started in again He went down and grabbed Miss Lulu, the local dancehall queen While the fellah who was with her was so scared he near turned green Then the Ranger who was watchin' said that he had had enough 'Cause he'd been polite to Freddie, now it was time that he got tough When a woman isn't willin' you can't grab her by the hair You just don't do that and live when there's a Ranger standin' there He said COOPER: Look out, Stranger, I'm a Texas Ranger Take your hands off that there woman or you'll make me mad Then the Ranger turned to Lulu to make sure she was alright Freddie saw his chance and hit the Ranger, "Wham!" with all his might But the Ranger looked around and said COOPER:I think I felt a breeze Meanwhile Freddie held his broken hand and felt quite ill at ease COOPER: Here, look out, Stranger, I'm a Texas Ranger HARRIS: Then the Ranger swung at Freddie and all the lights went out HARRIS: When the lights went on again, some thievin' dog had stole my drink And I swore out loud I'd like to get my hands upon that gink When I looked around the only other person that I saw Was the Ranger sippin' sarsaparilla calmly through a straw Fearless Freddie rose up from the floor and drew his forty-five When the smoke had cleared we found the Ranger smilin' and alive It's a well known fact in Texas that a Ranger's skin is hard COOPER: Even bullets never hurt, it's like a built-in bodyguard HARRIS: So remember, stranger, if you meet a Texas Ranger They're the roughest (Yeah!), toughest (Yeah!) gentlemen you ever saw And gals, they're handsome critters, too! COOPER: Yep! ******************** (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - April 2014)

    


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