Who Sang Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me? The Count Basie Orchestra

The Count Basie Orchestra Count Plays Duke cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1998-10-20
length: 4:35
producer: Douglas Evans and Allyn Ferguson
mixer: Dayton “Bones” Howe
engineer: Josiah Gluck
arranger: Allyn Ferguson
editor: Douglas Evans
conductor: Grover Mitchell
membranophone: Butch Miles
saxophone: Kenny Hing
trombone: Clarence Banks
Someone told someone and someone told you
But they wouldn't hurt you, not much
Since everyone spread the story
With his own little personal touch

Do nothin' till you hear from me
Pay no attention to what's said
Why people tear the seam of anyone's dream
Is over my head
Do nothin' till you hear from me
At least consider our romance
If you should take the word of others you've heard
I haven't a chance
True I've been seen with someone new
But does that mean that I'm untrue
When we're apart the words in my heart
Reveal how I feel about you
Some kiss may cloud my memory
And other arms may hold a thrill
But please do nothin' till you hear it from me
And you never will
Do nothin' till you hear from me

Do nothin' till you hear from me
Pay no attention to what's said
Why people tear the seam of anyone's dream
Is over my head
Do nothin' till you hear from me
At least consider our romance
If you should take the word of others you've heard
I haven't a chance
True I've been seen with someone new
But does that mean that I'm untrue
When we're apart the words in my heart
Reveal how I feel about you
Some kiss may cloud my memory
And other arms may hold a thrill
But please do nothin' till you hear it from me
And you never will

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Take the "A" Train
  • 2 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  • 3 I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
  • 4 Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
  • 5 Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me)
  • 6 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
  • 7 The Star-Crossed Lovers
  • 8 Love You Madly
  • 9 In a Sentimental Mood
  • 10 Cottontail
  • 11 Paris Blues
  • 12 Mood Indigo
  • 13 I'm Just a Lucky So and So