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YOU'D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO From the film "Something To Shout About" (1943) (Cole Porter) Dinah Shore (with Paul Wetstein's Orch.) - 1942 Gordon Jenkins & His Orch. (vocal: Six Hits & A Miss) - 1942 Janet Blair & Don Ameche (Film Soundtrack) - 1943 Perry Como (Radio Transcription) - 1943 Noel Coward - 1945 Helen Merrill - 1954 Frank Sinatra - 1957 The Smart Set - 1958 Benny Goodman Sextet - 1958 Anita O'Day (with Billy May & His Orch.) - 1959 Johnny Mathis - 1959 Sid Bass & His Orch. - 1959 Bobby Darin - 1960 Jo Stafford - 1960 The Coasters - 1960 Nina Simone - 1960 Ray Conniff Singers - 1961 Gene Ammons - 1962 Nancy Wilson - 1963 Ella Fitzgerald - 1964 Julie London (with Bobby Troup Quintet) - 1964 Cilla Black - 1965 Vera Lynn - 1966 Mel Tormé & George Shaearing - 1982 Billy Eckstine with Benny Carter - 1986 Max Bygraves - 1989 Dionne Warwick - 1990 Andy Bey - 1996 John Barrowman - 2004 Vicky Mountain - 2005 Alexis Cole - 2010 Also recorded by: Addison Bailey Trio; Ambrose& His Orch. with Anne Shelton: Chet Atkins; Chet Baker; Tony Bennett; Polly Bergen; Ruby Braff; Dave Brubeck; Charlie Byrd; Frank Chacksfield; Buddy Clark; Petula Clark; Rosemary Clooney; Bing Crosby; Jimmy Dorsey; Percy Faith; Jane Froman; Erroll Garner; Stephane Grappelli; Stan Getz; Coleman Hawkins; Dick Haymes; Joe Henderson; Shirley Horn; Leslie Hutchinson; Dick Hyman; Joni James; Jeanne Johnstone; Stan Kenton; Ben E. King; Eartha Kitt; Lee Konitz; Frankie Laine; Steve Lawrence; Jack Lemmon; Keiko Lee; Geoff Love; Carmen McRae; Lita Roza; Sarah McKenzie; Liza Minnelli; Dudley Moore; Gerry Mulligan; Maureen O'Hara; 101 Strings Orch.; Patti Page; Art Pepper; Bud Powell; André Previn; Johnnie Ray; Rita Reys; Diane Schuur; Jimmy Roselli; Sarah Vaughan .............. and many pthers. It's not that you're fairer As a lot of girls just as pleasin' That I doff my hat as a worshipper at your shrine It's not that you're rarer Than asparagus out of season No, my darling, this is the reason Why you've got to be mine You'd be so nice to come home to You'd be so nice by the fire While the breeze on high sang a lullaby You'd be all that I could desire Under stars chilled by the winter Under an August moon burning above You'd be so nice, you'd be paradise To come home to and love (Orchestral Interlude) Under stars chilled by the winter Under an August moon burning above You'd be so nice, you'd be paradise To come home to and love ******************** ANNE SHELTON sang a slightly different opening verse in her recording with Bert Ambrose and His Orch.: It's not that you're handsome Or that other men aren't as pleasing That I bend my knee as a worshipper at your shrine You're not worth a ransom Like asparagus out of season No, my darling, this is the reason Why you've got to be mine (Transcribed by Peter Akers - June 2011) ******************** (Updated by Mel Priddle - January 2013)

    


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