Who Sang September Song? Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald Let No Man Write My Epitaph cover art
Credits
publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
writers: Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson
release date: 1960
genres: Jazz
length: 3:42
When I was a young man courting the girls
I played me a waiting game
If a maid refused me with tossing curls
I'd let the old Earth make a couple of whirls
While I plied her with tears in lieu of pearls
And as time came around she came my way
As time came around, she came

When you meet with the young girls early in the spring
You court them in song and rhyme
They answer with words and a clover ring
But if you could examine the goods they bring
They have little to offer but the songs they sing
And the plentiful waste of time of day
A plentiful waste of time

Oh, it's a long, long while from May to December
But the days grow short when you reach September
When the autumn weather turns the leaves to flame
One hasn't got time for the waiting game

Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few
September, November
And these few precious days I'll spend with you
These precious days I'll spend with you

Tracklist
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

  • Album Information
    label: Verve
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin