THIS IS IT
From the Broadway Musical Comedy "Stars In Your Eyes" (1939)
(Music: Arthur Schwartz / Lyrics: Dorothy Fields)
Ethel Merman (Broadway Production) - 1939
Artie Shaw & His Orch. (vocal: Helen Forrest) - 1939
Tommy Dorsey & His Orch. (vocal: jack Leonard) - 1939
as recorded by
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra
(vocal - Helen Forrest)
January 31st 1939
This is it, my great romance,
I want to hang on to this one big chance!
Oh you're mine, my loneliness dies,
I feel fine with stars in my eyes!
Oh, it builds me up to such a height
To know this is so very real and right!
And I thought love passed me by,
But I must admit, oh this is it!
(Transcribed by Peter Akers - July 2017)