That Old Black Magic Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen
album: Track 1 in album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Song Book
release date: 1961
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length: 2:33

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That old black magic has me in its spell
That old black magic that you weave so well
Icy fingers up and down my spine
The same old witchcraft when your eyes meet mine

The same old tingle that I feel inside
When that elevator starts its ride
Down and down I go, 'round and 'round I go
Like a leaf that's caught in the tide

I should stay away, but what can I do?
I hear your name, and I'm aflame
Aflame with such a burning desire
That only your kiss can put out the fire

You are the lover that I've waited for
The mate that fate had me created for
And every time your lips meet mine
Baby, down and down I go
All around I go, in a spin
Loving the spin that I'm in
Under that old black magic called love

Track Listing

  • 1 Blues in the Night
  • 2 Let's Fall in Love
  • 3 Stormy Weather
  • 4 Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
  • 5 My Shining Hour
  • 6 Hooray for Love
  • 7 This Time the Dream's on Me
  • 8 That Old Black Magic
  • 9 I've Got the World on a String
  • 10 Let's Take a Walk Around the Block
  • 11 Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good)
  • 12 Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
  • 1 When the Sun Comes Out
  • 2 Come Rain or Come Shine
  • 3 As Long as I Live
  • 4 Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe
  • 5 It's Only a Paper Moon
  • 6 The Man That Got Away
  • 7 One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)
  • 8 It Was Written in the Stars
  • 9 Get Happy
  • 10 I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
  • 11 Out of This World
  • 12 Over the Rainbow