I Can't Give You Anything but Love Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald


publisher: ©SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC. , Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mc Hugh
album: Track 4 in album Let No Man Write My Epitaph
release date: 1960
popularity : 220 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz
length: 3:29

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Ella Fitzgerald Let No Man Write My Epitaph cover art
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Gee, but it's tough to be broke, kid.
It's not a joke, kid, it's a curse.
My luck is changing, it's gotten from
simply rotten to something worse
Who knows, some day I will win too.
I'll begin to reach my prime.

Now though I see what our end is,
All I can spend is just my time.

I can't give you anything but love, baby.
That's the only thing I've plenty of,baby.

Dream awhile, scheme awhile
We're sure to find

Happiness and I guess
All those things you've always pined for.

Gee I'd like to see you looking swell, baby.
Diamond bracelets Woolworth doesn't sell, baby.

Till that lucky day you know darned well, baby.
I can't give you anything but love.

Rome wasn't built in a day, kid.
You have to pay, kid, for what you get.
But I am willing to wait, dear,
Your little mate, dear, will not forget.

You have a lifetime before you.
I'll adore you, come what may.

Please don't be blue for the present,
When it's so pleasant to hear you say

I can't give you anything but love, baby.
That's the only thing I've plenty of,baby.

Dream awhile, scheme awhile
We're sure to find

Happiness and I guess
All those things you've always pined for.

Gee I'd like to see you looking swell, baby.
Diamond bracelets Woolworth doesn't sell, baby.

Till that lucky day you know darned well, baby.
I can't give you anything but love.


Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Black Coffee
  • 2 Angel Eyes
  • 3 I Cried for You
  • 4 I Can't Give You Anything but Love
  • 5 Then You've Never Been Blue
  • 6 I Hadn't Anyone Till You
  • 7 My Melancholy Baby
  • 8 Misty
  • 9 September Song
  • 10 One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)
  • 11 Who's Sorry Now
  • 12 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
  • 13 Reach for Tomorrow