Who Sang Someone to Watch Over Me? Benny Carter

Benny Carter Swingin' the '20s cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1988
length: 2:40
alto saxophone & trumpet: Benny Carter
piano: Earl Hines
drums (drum set): Shelly Manne
double bass: Leroy Vinnegar
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
composer: George Gershwin
There's a saying old says that love is blind
Still were often told, seek and ye shall find
So I'm going to seek a certain lad I've had in mind
Looking everywhere, haven't found him yet

Hes the big affair I cannot forget
Only man I ever think of with regret
I'd like to add his initial to my monogram
Tell me, where is the shepherd for this lost lamb?

There's a somebody I'm longing to see
I hope that he turns out to be
Someone who'll watch over me
I'm a little lamb who's lost in the wood
I know I could always be good
Someone who'll watch over me

Although he may not be the man some
Girls think of as handsome
To my heart he carries the key
Won't you tell him please to put on some speed
Follow my lead, oh, how I need
Someone to watch over me

CD 1
  • 1 Thou Swell
  • 2 My Blue Heaven
  • 3 Just Imagine
  • 4 If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)
  • 5 Sweet Lorraine
  • 6 Who's Sorry Now
  • 7 Who's Sorry Now (alternate take)
  • 8 Laugh! Clown! Laugh!
  • 9 Laugh! Clown! Laugh! (alternate take)
  • 10 All Alone
  • 11 All Alone (alternate take)
  • 12 Mary Lou
  • 13 In a Little Spanish Town
  • 14 Someone to Watch Over Me
  • 15 A Monday Date