Who Sang How Long Has This Been Going on?? Joe Pass & J.J. Johnson

J.J. Johnson We'll Be Together Again cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1984
length: 5:29
producer: Norman Granz
engineer: Andy K. d'Addario
guitar: Joe Pass
trombone: J.J. Johnson
Some other versions of "How Long Has This Been Going on?"

Lyrics
As a tot, when I trotted in little velvet panties,
I was kissed by my sisters, my cousins, and my aunties.
Sad to tell, it was hell, an inferno worse than Dante's.

So my dear I swore,
"Never, never more !"
On my list, I insisted that kissing must be crossed out.
Now, I find I was blind, and oh my! How I lost out!

I could cry salty tears,
Where have I been all these years?
Little wow, tell me now,
How long has this been going on?

There were chills up my spine,
And some thrills I can't define.
Listen, sweet, I repeat,
How long has this been going on?

Oh, I feel that I could melt,
Into Heaven I'm hurled!
I know how Columbus felt,
Finding another world.

Kiss me once, then once more.
What a dunce I was before.
What a break! For Heaven's sake!
How long has this been going on?

Dear, when in your arms I creep,
That divine rendezvous,
Don't wake me, if I'm asleep,
Let me dream that it's true!

Kiss me twice, then once more.
That makes thrice, let's make it four!
What a break! For Heaven's sake!
How long has this been going on?
How long has this, been going on?

Tracklist
  • 1 Wave
  • 2 We'll Be Together Again
  • 3 Naked as a Jaybird
  • 4 Blue Bossa
  • 5 Limehouse Blues
  • 6 How Long Has This Been Going on?
  • 7 Bud's Blues
  • 8 Nature Boy
  • 9 Solar
  • 10 When Lights Are Low

  • Release information
    country(area): United States
    script: Latin