YOU'RE AN OLD SMOOTHIE From the Broadway Show" TAKE A CHANCE" (1932) (Buddy De Sylva / Richard Whiting / Nacio Herb Brown) Ethel Merman (Stage Production) - 1932 Paul Whiteman & His Orch. (vocal: Ramona Davies) - 1933 Debroy Somers Band (vocal: Dan Donovan) - 1933 Victor Young & His Orch. (vocal: Lee Wiley) - 1933 Jack Hylton & His Orch. (vocal: Pat O'Malley) - 1933 Nelson Riddle & His Orch. - 1957 Ella Fitzgerald - 1958 Ray Conniff Singers - 1959 Jimmy Clanton - 1959 Also recorded by: Margaret Whiting; Mitch Miller. You're an old smoothie I'm an old softie I'm just like putty In the hands of a girl like you You're an old meanie I'm a big boobie I just go nutty In the hands of a girl like you Poor me, you played me for a sap Poor you, you thought you'd laid a trap Well dear, I think it's time you knew You've done just what I wanted you to Silly old smoothie Crafty old softie I'll stick like putty To the hand of a girl like you (Contributed by Bill Huntley - December 2004)