Who Sang Baby It's Cold Outside? Carmen McRae & Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr. Boy Meets Girl / Porgy and Bess cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2005
length: 3:14
Some other versions of "Baby It's Cold Outside"

Lyrics
I really can't stay (but baby, it's cold outside)
I've got to go away (but baby, it's cold outside)

This evening has been (been hoping that you'd drop in)
So very nice (i'll hold your hands, they're just like ice)

My mother will start to worry (beautiful what's your hurry?)
My father will be pacing the floor (listen to the fireplace roar)

So really I'd better scurry (beautiful please don't hurry)
But maybe just a half a drink more (put some records on while I pour)

The neighbors might think (baby, it's bad out there)
Say what's in this drink? (no cabs to be had out there)

I wish I knew how (your eyes are like starlight now)
To break this spell (i'll take your hat, your hair looks swell)

I ought to say, no, no, no sir (mind if I move in closer?)
At least I'm gonna say that I tried (what's the sense in hurtin' my pride?)

I really can't stay (oh baby don't hold out)
But baby, it's cold outside

I simply must go (but baby, it's cold outside)
The answer is no (but baby, it's cold outside)

Your welcome has been(how lucky that you dropped in)
So nice and warm (look out the window at this dawn)

My sister will be suspicious (gosh your lips look delicious)
My brother will be there at the door (waves upon the tropical shore)

My maiden aunts mind is vicious (gosh your lips are delicious)
But maybe just a cigarette more (never such a blizzard before)

I've gotta get home(but baby, you'd freeze out there)
Say lend me a coat(it's up to your knees out there)

You've really been grand (i thrill when you touch my hand)
But don't you see? (how can you do this thing to me?)

There's bound to be talk tomorrow (think of my lifelong sorrow)
At least there will be plenty implied (if you got pnuemonia and died)

I really can't stay (get over that old out)
Baby, it's cold
Baby, it's cold outside

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Happy to Make Your Aquaintance
  • 2 Tea for Two
  • 3 They Didn't Believe Me
  • 4 You're the Top
  • 5 Cheek to Cheek
  • 6 Baby It's Cold Outside
  • 7 People Will Say We're in Love
  • 8 There's a Small Hotel
  • 9 A Fine Romance
  • 10 The Things We Did Last Summer
  • 11 Two Sleepy People
  • 12 Who Cares
  • 13 I Go for You
  • 14 Summertime
  • 15 A Woman Is a Sometime Thing
  • 16 My Man's Gone Now
  • 17 I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
  • 18 Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  • 19 It Ain't Necessarily So
  • 20 I Loves You, Porgy
  • 21 There's a Boat Dat's Leavin Soon for New York
  • 22 Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess?
  • 23 Oh, Lawd, I'm on My Way

  • Release information
    label: Verve
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 731458954620
    script: Latin