The Way You Look Tonight

Album: Swing Time (1936)
  • Some day, when I'm awfully low,
    When the world is cold,
    I will feel a glow just thinking of you
    And the way you look tonight

    Oh but you're lovely, with your smile so warm
    And your cheeks so soft,
    There is nothing for me but to love you,
    Just the way you look tonight

    With each word your tenderness grows,
    Tearing my fear apart,
    And that laugh that wrinkles your nose,
    Touches my foolish heart

    Lovely
    Never, ever change
    Keep that breathless charm
    Won't you please arrange it?
    'Cause I love you, just the way you look tonight

    'Cause I love you, just the way you look tonight
    Just the way you look tonightWriter/s: Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC.
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Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn September 18, 1961, the Lettermen performed "The Way You Look Tonight" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV weekday-afternoon program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #44 on Bllboard's Top 100 chart, five weeks later it would peak at #13 {for 1 week} and it also spent 13 weeks on the Top 100...
    As noted above, in 1936 the song won the Academy Award for 'Best Original Song', it was featured in the movie 'Swing Time'...
    And on October 24th, 1936 Fred Astaire's original version of the song peaked at #1 {for 6 weeks} on the Your Hit Parade Singles chart...
    Between 1961 and 1971 the Lettermen had twenty records on the Top 100 chart; their two biggest hits both peaked at #7, "When I Fall In Love" for 1 week in 1962 and "Goin' Out of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" for 2 weeks in 1968...
    According wikipedia.com, since 1961 there have been sixteen different members of The Lettermen...
  • Jasmine from Allentown, Pai actually heard a garage band do a cover of it they turned it into a matal ballod it was so amazing but i think the frankk sinatra version is my absoulute favorite it is amazing
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