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Lyric by Gus Kahn; Music by Isham Jones

Jerome H. Remick & Co; New York ~ Detroit

Holt & Leona

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[Verse 1]
Why do I do just as you
Why must I just give you your way
Why do I sigh
Why don’t I try to forget
It must have been that something lovers call fate
Kept on saying I had to wait
I saw them all
Just couldn’t fall ‘til we met

[Verse 2]
Seems like dreams like I always had
Could be should be making me glad
Why a, I blue
It’s up to you to explain
I’m thinking maybe baby I’ll go away
Someday someway you’ll come and say

It had to be you
It had to be you wandered around
And finally found
The somebody who
Could make me be true could make me be blue
And even be glad
Just to be sad
Thinking of you.
Some other I’ve seen
Might never be mean
Might never be cross
Or try to be boss
But they wouldn’t do
For nobody else
Gave me a thrill with all your faults
I love you still
It had to be you
Wonderful you
Had to be you
It had to be you


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