Benny Goodman, Benny Goodman Rhythm Makers I Can't Give You Anything but Love cover

I Can't Give You Anything but Love
by & Benny Goodman Rhythm Makers
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Song Meaning
Verse 1
Gee, but it's tough to be broke, kid.
It's not a joke, kid, it's a curse.
My luck is changing, it's gotten from
simply rotten to something worse
Who knows, some day I will win too.
I'll begin to reach my prime.
Verse 2
Now though I see what our end is,
All I can spend is just my time.
Verse 3
I can't give you anything but love, baby.
That's the only thing I've plenty of,baby.
Verse 4
Dream awhile, scheme awhile
We're sure to find
Verse 5
Happiness and I guess
All those things you've always pined for.
Verse 6
Gee I'd like to see you looking swell, baby.
Diamond bracelets Woolworth doesn't sell, baby.
Verse 7
Till that lucky day you know darned well, baby.
I can't give you anything but love.
Verse 8
Rome wasn't built in a day, kid.
You have to pay, kid, for what you get.
But I am willing to wait, dear,
Your little mate, dear, will not forget.
Verse 9
You have a lifetime before you.
I'll adore you, come what may.
Verse 10
Please don't be blue for the present,
When it's so pleasant to hear you say
Verse 11
I can't give you anything but love, baby.
That's the only thing I've plenty of,baby.
Verse 12
Dream awhile, scheme awhile
We're sure to find
Verse 13
Happiness and I guess
All those things you've always pined for.
Verse 14
Gee I'd like to see you looking swell, baby.
Diamond bracelets Woolworth doesn't sell, baby.
Verse 15
Till that lucky day you know darned well, baby.
I can't give you anything but love.

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