Ella Fitzgerald - Dancing on the Ceiling Lyrics


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The world is lyrical
Because a miracle
Has brought my lover to me
Though he's some other place, his face I see

At night I creep in bed
And never sleep in bed
But look above in the air
And to my greatest joy, my boy is there

It his prince who walks
Into my dreams and talks

He dances overhead
On the ceiling near my bed
In my sight
Through the night

I try to hide in vain
Underneath my counterpane
There's my love
Up above

I whisper, "Go away, my lover
It's not fair"
But I'm so grateful to discover
He's still there

I love my ceiling more
Since it is a dancing floor
Just for my love

I whisper, "Go away, my lover
It's not fair"
But I'm so grateful to discover
He's still there

I love my ceiling more
Since it is a dancing floor
Just for my love
Just for my love

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Have You Met Miss Jones?
  • 2 You Took Advantage of Me
  • 3 A Ship Without a Sail
  • 4 To Keep My Love Alive
  • 5 Dancing on the Ceiling
  • 6 The Lady Is a Tramp
  • 7 With a Song in My Heart
  • 8 Manhattan
  • 9 Johnny One Note
  • 10 I Wish I Were in Love Again
  • 11 Spring Is Here
  • 12 It Never Entered My Mind
  • 13 This Can't Be Love
  • 14 Thou Swell
  • 15 My Romance
  • 16 Where or When
  • 17 Little Girl Blue
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Give It Back to the Indians
  • 2 Ten Cents a Dance
  • 3 There's a Small Hotel
  • 4 I Didn't Know What Time it Was
  • 5 Everything I've Got
  • 6 I Could Write a Book
  • 7 Blue Room
  • 8 My Funny Valentine
  • 9 Bewitched
  • 10 Mountain Greenery
  • 11 Wait Til You See Her
  • 12 Lover
  • 13 Isn't it Romantic
  • 14 Here in My Arms
  • 15 Blue Moon
  • 16 My Heart Stood Still
  • 17 I've Got Five Dollars