Ain't Misbehavin'
Vic Damone Lyrics


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No one to talk with
All by myself
No one to walk with
But I'm happy on the shelf
Ain't misbehavin'
I'm savin' my love for you

I know for certain
The one I love
I'm through with flirtin'
It's just you I'm thinkin' of
Ain't misbehavin'
I'm savin' my love for you

Like Jack Horner
In the corner
Don't go nowhere
What do I care?
Your kisses are worth waitin' for
Believe me

I don't stay out late
Don't care to go
I'm home about eight
Just me and my radio
Ain't misbehavin'
I'm savin' my love for you

Like Jack Horner
In the corner
Don't go nowhere
What do I care?
Your kisses are worth waitin' for
Believe me

I don't stay out late
Don't care to go
I'm home about eight
Just me and my radio




Ain't misbehavin'
I'm savin' my love for you

Overall Meaning

The song "Ain't Misbehavin'" is a classic love song written by Fats Waller in 1929. The lyrics describe a person who is alone and content with being by themselves, as they are saving their love for someone special. The singer talks about their commitment to their lover and their strong affection towards them. The line "Ain't Misbehavin'" describes their good behaviour and faithfulness to their partner, even in their absence.


The lyrics paint a picture of a simple life where the singer enjoys the company of their own thoughts and their radio. They are not one to socialize or go out, but they believe that waiting for their love's kisses will be worth it. They are likened to Jack Horner, who is referenced to in the second verse, describing how they are content with staying in their own corner and not going anywhere as they wait for their love.


Overall, the lyrics in "Ain't Misbehavin'" represent a story of love and commitment, teaching us the value of patience and the worthiness of waiting for love. It is a classic love tune that speaks to the heart of anyone who has truly been in love and knows what it means to wait for that special someone.


Line by Line Meaning

No one to talk with
I don't have anyone to talk to


All by myself
I'm alone


No one to walk with
I have no one to stroll with


But I'm happy on the shelf
Despite being alone, I'm content with my own company


Ain't misbehavin'
I'm not doing anything wrong


I'm savin' my love for you
I'm staying faithful and keeping my love for you


I know for certain
I am sure


The one I love
The person I care about


I'm through with flirtin'
I'm done with flirting around with others


It's just you I'm thinkin' of
I'm only thinking of you


Like Jack Horner
Similar to a nursery rhyme character


In the corner
In my own space


Don't go nowhere
I don't go anywhere


What do I care?
I am not bothered by it


Your kisses are worth waitin' for
I value your kisses and think they're worth waiting for


Believe me
Trust me


I don't stay out late
I don't stay out until late at night


Don't care to go
I'm not interested in going anywhere


I'm home about eight
I'm usually home around 8 pm


Just me and my radio
I spend my time with my radio for company




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, Harry Brooks

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