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WASTING MY LOVE ON YOU (Music: Harry Warren / Lyrics: Edgar Leslie) Lee Morse - 1930 Annette Hanshaw - 1930 Nick Lucas - 1930 Joe Venuti & His Orch. (vocal: Frank Luther) - 1930 Tom Gerun & His Orch. (vocal: Steve Bowers) - 1930 Chester Leighton & His Sophomores (vocal: Glenn Cross) - 1930 Bob Brozman - 1981 Pete Krebs & the Kung Pao Chickens - 2001 As recorded by LEE MORSE, October 31st 1930: You came along on a May day You brought me love in the Spring Now I know that May day Never meant a thing I'm just a lonely romancer Right at the end of my rope Though I've had your answer I can't give up hope I'm in love with someone who doesn't love me That's why I'm bluer than blue Wasting my time, wasting my love on you Just you I'm just like a loveboat that's sailing the sea Without any captain or crew Wasting my time, wasting my love on you Boo-hoo-hoo If I could forget your kiss I'd dismiss you from my memory But the rapture of your charms And those arms that used to thrill, haunt me still I'm forever dreaming of what used to be And my heart is breaking in two Wasting my time, wasting my love on you Oh-oh-oh-ooh Oh-ooh Wasting my time, wasting my love on you Just you Oh-oh-oh-ooh Oh-ooh Wasting my time, wasting my love on you Boo-hoo-hoo If I could forget your kiss Then I'd dismiss you from my memory But the rapture of your charms And those arms that used to thrill, oh, they haunt me still Ev'ry night I scorch while I carry the torch And my heart is breaking in two Wasting my time, wasting my love on you (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - December 2013) ******************** As recorded by ANNETTE HANSHAW: You came along on a May day You brought me love in the Spring Now I know that May day Never meant a thing I'm just a lonely romancer Right at the end of my rope Though I've had your answer I can't give up hope I'm in love with someone who doesn't love me An' that's why I'm bluer than blue Wasting my time, wasting my love on you Just you I'm just like a loveboat that's sailing the sea Without any captain or crew Wasting my time, wasting my love on you If I could forget your kiss I'd dismiss you from my memory But the rapture of your charms And those arms that used to thrill, haunt me still I'm forever dreaming of what used to be And my heart is breaking in two Wasting my time, wasting my love on you (Instrumental Break) You took all my kisses, I thought that you cared Now, what am I going to do I've wasted my time, wasted my love on you Just you And when you seemed lonesome, the hours I shared I'd live them all over with you Wasting my time, wasting my love on you All on you Love is such a fickle thing Still I cling to bygone memories How can I forget the bliss of your kiss That used to burn, how I yearn Ev'ry night I scorch while I carry the torch Oh, why do I have to be blue Wasting my time, wasting my love on you (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - December 2013)

    


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