Who Sang But Not for Me? J.J. Johnson

J.J. Johnson Vivian cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1992
length: 5:18
producer: Carl E. Jefferson
engineer: Ed Trabanco
trombone: J.J. Johnson
bass: Rufus Reid
membranophone: Akira Tana
guitar: Ted Dunbar
piano: Rob Schneiderman
Some other versions of "But Not for Me"

Lyrics
Old man sunshine listen you
Never tell me dreams come true
Just try it and I'll start a riot
Beatrice Fairfax don't you dare
Ever tell me he will care
I'm certain it's the final curtain
I never want to hear from any cheerful Pollyannas
Who tell you fate supplies a mate
It's all bananas

They're writing songs of love but not for me
A lucky star's above but not for me
With love to lead the way I've found more clouds of gray
Than any Russian play could guarantee

I was a fool to fall and get that way
Hi-ho, alas, and also lack-a-day
Although I can't dismiss the memory of his kiss
I guess he's not for me

I was a fool to fall and get that way
Hi-ho, alas, and also lack-a-day
Although I can't dismiss the memory of his kiss

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Alone Together
  • 2 Frankie and Johnnie
  • 3 I Thought About You
  • 4 I Love You
  • 5 What's New
  • 6 How Deep Is the Ocean
  • 7 But Not for Me
  • 8 There Will Never Be Another You
  • 9 Azure-Te
  • 10 You Don't Know What Love Is

  • Release information
    label: Concord Jazz
    country(area): Europe
    format: CD
    barcode: 4003099884823
    script: Latin