Hummin' to Myself (2004)

Lyrics as performed by
Linda Ronstadt

album produced by
John Boylan and George Massenburg



Tell Him I Said Hello
Never Will I Marry
Cry Me a River
Hummin' to Myself
Miss Otis Regrets
I Fall in Love Too Easily
Blue Prelude
Day Dream
I've Never Been in Love Before
Get Out of Town
I'll Be Seeing You

Tell Him I Said Hello

written by Jack J. Canning and Bill Hegner
© EMI Longitude Music (BMI)

When you see him
Tell him things are slow
There's a reason and he's sure to know
But on second thought, forget it
Just tell him I said hello

If he asks you when I come and go
Say I stay home 'cause I miss him so
But on second thought, forget it
Just tell him I said hello

Look into his eyes
When you speak my name
Maybe there's a spark to start another flame
Do I love him?
Don't say yes or no
If he should ask you
But he won't I know
Cause it's all over and forgotten
Just tell him I said hello

Look into his eyes
When you speak my name
Maybe there's a spark to start another flame
Do I love him?
Don't say yes or no
If he should ask you
But he won't I know
Cause it's all over and forgotten
Just tell him I said hello




Linda Ronstadt- Vocals
Alan Broadbent- Piano
Bob Mann- guitar
Christian McBride- bass
Lewis Nash- drums
Mike Haynes- flugelhorn
Jim Horn- tenor saxophone
John Catchings- cello
Never Will I Marry

written by Frank Loesser
© Frank Music Corp. (ASCAP)

Never, never will I marry
Never, never will I wed
Born to wander solitary
Wide my world, narrow my bed
Never never never will I marry
Born to wander 'til I'm dead

No burden to bear
No conscience, no care
No memories to mourn
No turning, for I was
Born to wander solitary
Wide my world, narrow my bed
Never never never will I marry
Born to wander 'til I'm dead

No burden to end
No conscience, no care
No memories to mourn
No turning, for I was
Born to wander solitary
Wide my world, narrow my bed
Never never never will I marry
Born to wander 'til I'm dead

Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Warren Bernhardt- piano
Bob Mann- guitar
Christian McBride- bass
Lewis Nash- drums
David "Fathhead" Newman- tenor saxophone
Steven Bernstein- trumpet
Cry Me a River

written by Arthur Hamilton
© CHAPPELL & CO INC 
  % WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC (ASCAP)

Now you say you're lonely
You cried the whole night through
Well you can cry me a river
Cry me a river
I cried a river over you

Now you say you're sorry
For being so untrue
Well you can cry me a river
Cry me a river
I cried a river over you

You drove me 
Nearly drove me
Out of my head
While you never shed a tear
Remember 
I remember all that you said
Told me love was too plebeian
Told me you were through with me and
Now you say you love me
Well just to prove you do
Come on and cry me a river
Cry me a river
I cried a river over you

You drove me 
Nearly drove me
Out of my head
While you never shared a tear
Remember 
I remember all that you said
Told me love was too plebeian
Told me you were through with me and
Now you say you love me
Well just to prove you do
Come on and cry me a river
Cry me a river
I cried a river over you
I cried a river over you
I cried a river over you
Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Alan Broadbent- piano
Bob Mann- guitar
Christian McBride- bass
Lewis Nash- drums
John Catchings- cello
Hummin' to Myself

written by Sammy Fain, Herbert Magidson, Monty Siegel
© DE SYLVA BROWN HENDERSON 
  % CHAPPELL & CO INC 
  % WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC (ASCAP)
    
I'm a singer of love songs
Songs that are happy and gay
But how can I sing my love songs
My lover's gone away

I got the words
I got the tune
I've been rehearsing under the moon
But I got nobody to hear my song
So I'm hummin' to myself

I've got the place
I've got the time
I've got a lot of love words that rhyme
But I got nobody to hear my song
So I'm hummin' to myself

mmm mmm
I guess it just had to be
mmm mmm
Won't someone listen to me

I got the words and I got the tune
I'd like to croon it under the moon
But I got nobody to hear my song
So I'm hummin' to myself


Well I got the words and I got the tune
And I'd like to croon it under the moon
But I got nobody to hear my song
So I'm hummin' to myself
Mm, hummin' to myself
Well I'm hummin' to myself
I'm hummin' to myself

Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Alan Broadbent- piano
Bob Mann- guitar
Christian McBride-bass
Lewis Nash- drums
Jon-Erik Kellso- trumpet
Dan Block- clarinet
Miss Otis Regrets

written by Cole Porter
© HARMS INC 
  % WARNER BROS INC (ASCAP)

Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today, madam.
Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today.
She is sorry to be delayed
But last evening down at Lover's Lane she strayed, madam.
Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today.

When she woke up and found 
That her dream of love had gone, madam,
She ran to the man
who had led her so far astray
And from under her velvet gown
she drew a gun and shot her lover down.
Madam, Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today.

When the mob came and got her
and dragged her from the jail, madam,
They strung her up
on the old willow across the way.
And the moment before she died
she lifted up her lovely head and cried, madam.
Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today.
Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today.


Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Alan Broadbent- piano
Christian McBride- bass
Eugene Drucker- violin
Roberta Cooper- cello
I Fall in Love Too Easily

written by Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
© EMI FEIST CATALOG INC 
  % EMI APRIL MUSIC INC (ASCAP)

I fall in love too easily
I fall in love too fast
I fall in love too terribly hard
For love to ever last
My heart should be well-schooled
'Cause I been fooled in the past
But still I fall in love too easily
I fall in love too fast

I fall in love too easily
I fall in love too fast
I fall in love too terribly hard
For love to ever last
My heart should be well-schooled
'Cause I been fooled in the past
But still I fall in love too easily
I fall in love too fast

Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Alan Broadbent- piano
Bob Mann- guitar
Christian McBride- bass
Lewis Nash- drums
Roy Hargrove- flugelhorn solo
Mike Haynes- flugelhorn
Jim Horn- tenor saxophone
Blue Prelude

written by Gordon Jenkins, Joe Bishop
© MUSIC SALES CORP 
  257 PARK AVENUE SOUTH (ASCAP)

Let me cry, let me sigh when I'm blue, 
Let me go away from this lonesome town, 
Won't be long till my song here is through, 
And I know I'm on my last go round. 
All the love I could steal, beg or borrow 
Couldn't heal all this pain in my soul. 

What is love but a prelude to sorrow 
With a heartbreak ahead as your goal.
Here I go 
Now you know why I'm leaving. 
I got the blues. 
What can I lose? 
Goodbye! 

All the love I could steal, beg or borrow 
Couldn't heal all this pain in my soul. 

What is love but a prelude to sorrow 
With a heartbreak ahead as your goal.
Here I go 
Now you know why I'm leaving. 
I got the blues. 
What can I lose? 
Goodbye! 
Adieu!  to you
Goodbye!


Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Alan Broadbent- piano
Bob Mann- guitar
Christian McBride- bass
Lewis Nash- drums
Day Dream

written by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, John Latouche
© BILLY STRAYHORN SONGS % CHERRY LANE MUSIC PUBLISHING 
  DREAMWORKS SONGS % CHERRY LANE MUSIC PUBLISHING 
  EMI ROBBINS CATALOG INC % EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING 
  ESTATE OF MERCER K ELLINGTON C/O FAMOUS MUSIC CORP (ASCAP)

Funny the way that I feel now
Can't keep my feet on the ground
Everything seems unreal now
When you're not around

Day dream, why do you haunt me so
Deep in a rosy glow
The face of my love you show

Day dream, I walk along on air
Building a castle there
For me and my love to share

Don't know the time
Lordy, I'm in a daze
Sun in the sky
While I moon around, feeling hazy

Day dream, don't break my reverie
Until I find that he
Is daydreaming just like me

Don't know the time
Lordy, I'm in a daze
Sun in the sky
While I moon around, feeling hazy

Day dream, don't break my reverie
Until I find that he
Is daydreaming just like me
Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Alan Broadbent- piano
Larry Koonse- guitar
Trey Henry- bass
Peter Erskine- drums
Bob Sheppard- tenor saxophone
Bob Summers- trumpet
I've Never Been in Love Before

written by Frank Loesser
© FRANK MUSIC CORP 
  % EDWIN H MORRIS & CO INC 
  C/O MPL COMMUNICATIONS INC (ASCAP)

I've never been in love before
Now all at once it's you
It's you forevermore

I've never been in love before
I thought my heart was safe
I thought I knew the score

But this is wine 
that's all too strange and strong
I'm full of foolish song
And out my song must pour

So please forgive this helpless haze I'm in
I've really never been in love before

But this is wine 
that's all too strange and strong
I'm full of foolish song
And out my song must pour

So please forgive this helpless haze I'm in
I've really never been in love before
Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Alan Broadbent- piano
Larry Koonse- guitar
Trey Henry- bass
Peter Erskine- drums
Get Out of Town

written by Cole Porter
© CHAPPELL & CO INC 
  % WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC (ASCAP)

The farce was ended
The curtain drawn
And I at least pretended
That love was dead and gone

But now from nowhere
You come to me as before
To take my heart
And break my heart once more

Get out of town
Before itís too late my love
Get out of town
Be good to me please

Why wish me harm
Why not retire to a farm
And be contented to charm
The birds off the trees

Just disappear
I care for you much too much
And when you're near
Close to me dear
We touch too much

The thrill when we meet
Is so bittersweet that
Darling itís getting me down
On your mark, get set,
Get out of town.

Just disappear
I care for you much too much
And when you're near
Close to me dear
We touch too much

The thrill when we meet
Is so bittersweet that
Darling itís getting me down
On your mark, get set,
Get out of town.
On your mark, get set,
Get out of town.
Get out of town.
Get out of town.
Get out of town.
Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Warren Bernhardt- piano
Bob Mann- guitar
Christian McBride- bass
Lewis Nash- drums
David "Fathead" Newman- tenor saxophone solo
Mike Haynes- flugelhorn
Jim Horn- tenor saxophone
I'll Be Seeing You

written by Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal
© FAIN MUSIC COMPANY 
  THE NEW IRVING KAHAL MUSIC COMPANY (ASCAP)

Cathedral bells were tolling
And our hearts sang on
Was it the spell of Paris
Or the April dawn
Who knows if we shall meet again
But when the morning chimes ring sweet again 

I'll be seeing you
In all the old familiar places
That this heart of mine embraces

All day through
In that small cafe
The park across the way
The children's carousel
The chestnut tree
The wishing well

I'll be seeing you
In every lovely summer's day
In everything that's light and gay
I'll always think of you that way

I'll find you in the morning sun
And when the night is new
I'll be looking at the moon
But I'll be seeing you
Linda Ronstadt- vocals
Alan Broadbent- piano
Armen Arnassian- violin
Alexander Zhiroff- cello

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