These Foolish Things Song Lyrics

Billie Holiday


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Bob Stanley, Peter Stewart Wiggs, Sarah Cracknell
album: Track 5 in album Billie Holiday Sings
release date: 1952
popularity : 52 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz
styles: Soul-Jazz/Cool Jazz
length: 3:40
composer: Jack Strachey, Harry Link
lyricist: Eric Maschwitz

Album Information

label: Clef Records
country(area): United States
format: 10" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Billie Holiday Billie Holiday Sings cover art


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Oh! Will you never let me be?
Oh! Will you never set me free?
The ties that bound us
Are still around us
There's no escape that I can see
And still those little things remain
That bring me happiness or pain

A cigarette that bears a lipstick's traces
An airline ticket to romantic places
And still my heart has wings
These foolish things remind me of you
A tinkling piano in the next apartment
Those stumbling words that told you what my heart meant
A fair ground's painted swings


Track Listing

10" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I Only Have Eyes for You
  • 2 You Turned the Tables on Me
  • 3 Blue Moon
  • 4 Solitude
  • 5 These Foolish Things
  • 6 You'd Be So Easy to Love
  • 7 You Go to My Head
  • 8 East of the Sun