It Might As Well Be Spring Sheet Music PDF Nina Simone Free Download
“It Might As Well Be Spring Sheet Music PDF Nina Simone” for Piano Sheet Music, Scoring Piano / Vocal / Guitar , Original key: G Major, number of pages sheet music PDF: 5, and Lyrics song It Might As Well Be Spring Sheet Music PDF Nina Simone Free Download.
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Lyrics It Might As Well Be Spring Nina Simone
It Might As Well Be Spring
The things I used to like, I don’t like any more,
I want a lot of other things I’ve never had before,
It’s just like my mamma says, I sit around and mourn
Pretending that I am so wonderful and knowing I’m adored
I’m as restless as a willow in a windstorm,
I’m as jumpy as a puppet on a string,
I’d say that I had spring fever,
But I know it isn’t spring.
I’m as starry eyed and gravely discontented,
Like a nightingale without a song to sing.
Oh, why should I have spring fever,
When it isn’t even spring?
I keep wishing I were somewhere else,
Walking down a strange new street,
Hearing words I have never never heard,
From a man I’ve yet to meet.
I’m as busy as a spider spinning daydreams,
I’m as giddy as a baby on a swing,
I haven’t seen a crocus or a rosebud,
Or a robin or a bluebird on the wing,
But I feel so gay in a melancholy way,
That it might as well be spring,
It might as well be, might as well be,
It might as well be spring.
“It Might As Well Be Spring’” is a song from the 1945 film, State Fair. With music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, it won the Academy Award for Best Original Song that year. State Fair was the only original film score by Rodgers and Hammerstein. In the film the song was sung by Jeanne Crain, who played Margy Frake, but was dubbed by Louanne Hogan.
Dick Haymes, the original Wayne Frake, made the first hit recording of the song, followed by another hit recording made in 1961 by Frank Sinatra on his album Sinatra and Strings. The recording by Dick Haymes was released by Decca Records as catalog number18706. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on November 8, 1945 and lasted 12 weeks on the chart, peaking at #5. It was the flip side of “That’s for Me,” another top-10 best seller.
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Other contemporary recordings were made by the Sammy Kaye orchestra and the Paul Weston orchestra (with vocals by Margaret Whiting) and Shirley Bassey in 1962. Ella Fitzgerald recorded this on her live 1961 Ververelease Ella in Hollywood.
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