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Body and Soul
Coleman Hawkins Lyrics


My heart is sad and lonely
For you I sigh, for you dear only
Why haven't you seen it
I'm all for you body and soul

I spend my days in longing
And wondering why it's me you're wronging
I tell you I mean it
I'm all for you body and soul

I can't believe it
It's hard to conceive it
That you'd turn away romance
Are you pretending
It looks like the ending
Unless I could have just one more chance to prove, dear

My life a wreck you're making
You know I'm yours for just the taking
I'd gladly surrender myself to you body and soul

My life a wreck you're making
You know I'm yours for the very taking
I'd gladly surrender myself to you body and soul

Lyrics © O/B/O APRA AMCOS
Written by: MARILYN MC LEOD, MEL BOLTON

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peterbstrong

With no rehearsal and just one take, Hawkins captured musical lightning. “His eyes were closed,” his pianist Gene Rodgers recalled, “and he just played as if he was in heaven.”

God said to Coleman "Trust Me" and Coleman said, "I hear you Lord"

Imani M

Lovely comment. Thanks for sharing!

Carl A

Beautiful.

Per Theander

Lots of jazzy people think this is one of the greatest moments of recorded Music. They are right...

Lawrence Muller

I think so too.

Carolyn B.

Absolutely the best

djangowoof

Jim Hall thought so!

Horacio Lucero

I agree.

André Donni

Indeed !

loveyouall66

THERE HAS ALWAYS BEEN A DEBATE ABOUT WHO WAS THE GREATEST TENOR GUY. WHAT I SAY TO THAT IS RELAX AND ENJOY THEM ALL. THEY WERE ALL GREAT. I THANK GOD FOR LETTING US HEAR THEM ALL.

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