Who Sang How Long Has This Been Going On?? Curtis Counce

Curtis Counce Sonority cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Jazz
Style: Bop/Cool Jazz
length: 3:18
producer: Lester Koenig
double bass: Curtis Counce
membranophone: Frank Butler
piano: Carl Perkins
tenor saxophone: Harold Land
trumpet: Jack Sheldon
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
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Woody 'n You
  • 2 How Long Has This Been Going On?
  • 3 Lanslide (alternate take)
  • 4 Sonor (alternate take)
  • 5 So Nice
  • 6 Origin
  • 7 Bellarosa
  • 8 A Night in Tunisia

  • Release information
    label: Contemporary Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin