Who Sang Born to Be Blue? George Shearing & Marian McPartland

Release information
Release Date: 1981
length: 4:22
writer: Robert Wells, Mel Tormé
Some folks were meant to live in clover
But they are such a chosen few, chosen few
And clover being green
Is something I've never seen
Cause I was born to be blue

When there's a yellow moon above me
They say there's moonbeams I should view, I should view
But moonbeams being gold
Are something I can't behold
Cause I was born to be blue

When I met you
The world was bright and sunny
When you left the curtain fell
I'd like to laugh
But nothing strikes me funny
Now my world's a faded pastel, oh well

I guess I'm luckier than some folks
Woo woo woo
I've known the thrill of lovin' you, lovin' you
And that alone is more than I was created for
Cause I was born to be blue

When I met you
The world was bright and sunny
When you left the curtain fell
I'd like to laugh
But nothing strikes me funny
Now my world's a faded pastel, oh well

I guess I'm luckier than some folks
I've known the thrill of lovin' you, lovin' you
And that alone is more than I was created for
Cause I was born to be blue
Woo woo

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 O Grande Amor
  • 2 To Bill Evans
  • 3 All Through the Night
  • 4 Born to Be Blue
  • 5 They Say It's Spring
  • 6 Alone Together
  • 7 There'll Be Other Times
  • 8 Nobody Else but Me
  • 9 Chasing Shadows
  • 10 Improvisation on a Theme by Carl Edson Jefferson