The Nearness of You Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald

publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
album: Track 1 in album Singin' Her Best Songs
release date: 2007
popularity : 36 users have visited this page.
length: 5:42
bass: Ray Brown
trumpet: Louis Armstrong
piano: Oscar Peterson
drums: Buddy Rich
guitar: Herb Ellis
vocal: Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald

Cover Art

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Its not the pale moon that excites me
That thrills and delights me, oh no
Its just the nearness of you

It isn't your sweet conversation
That brings this sensation, oh no
Its just the nearness of you

When you're in my arms and I feel you so close to me
All my wildest dreams come true

I need no soft lights
To enchant me
If you'll only grant me the right
To hold you ever so tight
And to feel in the night the

Track Listing

  • 1 Night and Day
  • 2 A Foggy Day
  • 3 What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • 4 You Do Something to Me
  • 5 Cheek to Cheek
  • 6 I've Got You Under My Skin
  • 7 Too Darn Hot
  • 8 Let's Go It (Let's Fall in Love)
  • 9 Can't We Be Friends
  • 10 All of You
  • 11 I'm Always True to Your Fashion
  • 12 Ridin' High
  • 13 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
  • 14 The Nearness of You
  • 15 I Get a Kick out of You
  • 16 Get out of Town
  • 17 You're the Top
  • 18 Ace in the Hole