Let's Begin
Words:Otto Abels Harbach
Music:Jerome David Kern
Performed By:  Ella Fitzgerald
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Track Title:               Let's Begin

Album Title:               Jerome Kern Songbook, disc 15
Prime Artist:              Ella Fitzgerald
Arranger:                  Nelson Riddle
Lyrics by:                 Otto Harbach     (b. Otto Abels Hauerbach)

Music by:                  Jerome Kern   (J. David K.)
Producer:                  Norman Granz
Orchestra:                 Nelson Riddle


Lyrics:
Before I met you no one attracted me
No love thoughts worried or distracted me
My disposition kept exempting me
Until you started in preempting me

And all this while, you've really been tempting me
Maybe you can tell me what we ought to do

Now that you've got me going, what you gonna do?
Is it up to me?  Is it up to you?
What kind of game is this we've begun?
Was it done, just for fun?

We have necked, till I'm wrecked
Won't you tell me what you expect?
Is this to be a case of kiss and never tell?
Folly and farewell
Heaven or maybe hell

Which is it going to be, love or gin?
Wife or sin?  Let's begin

(bridge)

We have necked, till I'm wrecked
Won't you tell me what you expect?
Is this to be a case of kiss and never tell?
Folly and farewell
Heaven or maybe hell

Which is it going to be, love or gin?
Wife or sin?  Let's begin

transcribed by Todd Peach (todd@thepeaches.com)
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