Writer(s): Sammy Cahn / Jimmy Van Heusen / arr. Nelson Riddle
When somebody loves you, it’s no good unless he loves you – all the way
Happy to be near you when you need someone to cheer you – all the way
Taller than the tallest tree is that’s how it’s got to feel
Deeper than the deep blue see is that’s how deep it goes – if its real
When somebody needs you, it’s no good unless he needs you – all the way
Through the good or lean years, and for all the in between years – come what may
Who know where the road will lead us, only a fool would say
But if you’ll let me love you, it’s for sure I’m gonna love you – all the way, all the way
Sinatra also made a parody of this song in the movie, “The Joker Is Wild”:
From the CD Frank Sinatra In Hollywood (1940-1964) Disc 5
When you find a lover, it’s no good unless you love her all the way.
Never just a little, don’t go dealing from the middle all the way.
Stay there for the full nine innings, and pitch with all your heart,
Stay there, double up your winnings, don’t let go of her if you’re smart.
You won’t find another who is in your corner, brother, all the way…..