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Dorothy Fields

  • Gee, I'd like to give you something swell, baby, diamond bracelets Woolsworth's doesn't sell, baby. Till that lucky day, you know darn well, baby, that I can't give you anything but love.

    • Dorothy Fields,
    • with Jimmy McHugh, "I Can't Give You Anything but Love," Blackbirds of 1928 ()
  • Grab your coat, and get your hat / Leave your worry on the doorstep / Just direct your feet / To the sunny side of the street.

    • Dorothy Fields,
    • "On the Sunny Side of the Street," International Review ()
  • Now I know why my mother taught me to be true / she knew I'd meet someone exactly like you.

    • Dorothy Fields,
    • "Exactly Like You," International Revue ()
  • I'm in the mood for love / Simply because you're near me. / Funny, but when you're near me, / I'm in the mood for love.

    • Dorothy Fields,
    • with Jimmy McHugh, "I'm in the Mood for Love," Every Night at Eight ()
  • Someday, when I'm awfully low, / When the world is cold, / I will feel a glow just thinking of you / And the way you look tonight.

    • Dorothy Fields,
    • with music by Jerome Kern, "The Way You Look Tonight," Swing Time ()
  • A fine romance! with no kisses! / A fine romance, my friend, this is!

    • Dorothy Fields,
    • music by Jerome Kern, "A Fine Romance," Swing Time ()
  • Pick yourself up, dust yourself off; start all over again.

    • Dorothy Fields,
    • with music by Jerome Kern, "Pick Yourself Up," Swing Time ()
  • No matter where I run, I meet myself there.

    • Dorothy Fields,
    • "Where Am I Going?" Sweet Charity ()

Dorothy Fields, U.S. songwriter

(1905 - 1974)