I Won’t Dance

Writer(s): Oscar Hammerstein / Otto Harbach / Jerome Kern /
Jimmy McHugh / Dorothy Fields
(from the CD A Swingin’ Affair)

I won’t dance, don’t ask me, I won’t dance, don’t ask me
I won’t dance, madame, with you,
My heart won’t let my feet do things that they should do
You know what, you’re lovely you know what, you’re so lovely
And, oh, what you do to me
I´m like an ocean wave that’s bumped on the shore
I feel so absolutely stumped on the floor
When you dance, you’re charming and you’re gentle
Specially when you do the Continental, but this feeling isn’t purely mental
For heaven rest us, I’m not asbestos, and that’s why I won’t dance, why should I?
I won’t dance, how could I? I won’t dance, merçi beau coup
I know that music lead the way to romance, so if I hold you in arms I won’t dance
I won’t dance, don’t ask me, I won’t dance, don’t ask me
I won’t dance madame with you
My heart won’t let me feet do things that they want to do
You know what, you’re so lovely, ring a ding-ding, you’re lovely
And you know what you do to me
I´m like an ocean wave that’s bumped on the shore
I feel so absolutely stumped on the floor
When you dance, you’re charming and you’re gentle
Specially when you do the Continental, but this feeling isn’t purely mental
For heaven rest us, I’m not asbestos, and that’s why I won’t dance, I won’t dance
I won’t dance, merçi beau coup
I know that music lead the way to romance, so if I hold you in arms I won’t dance

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