"It Had To Be You" Lyrics

It Had To Be You Love Lyrics

Lyrics: Gus Kahn
Music: Isham Jones
First published in 1924, it was widely covered by many big bands and singers. The 1951 film, I'll See You In My Dreams, was loosely based on the lyricist's (Kahn) and his wife's lives.

Why do I do, just as you say
Why must I just, give you your way
Why do I sigh, why don't I try to forget

It must have been,
That something lovers call fate
Kept me saying: "I have to wait"
I saw them all,
Just couldn't fall 'til we met

It had to be you, it had to be you
I wandered around, and finally found
The somebody who
Could make me be true,
And could make me be blue
And even be glad, just to be sad
Thinking of you

Some others I've seen,
Might never be mean
Might never be cross,
Or try to be boss
But they wouldn't do
For nobody else, gave me a thrill
With all your faults, I
Love you still
It had to be you, wonderful you
It had to be you

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Tony Bennett Performing "It Had To Be You"

Michael Bublé & Barbra Streisand "It Had To Be You"

Other artists who covered "It Had To Be You":
This classic standard has been covered by such orchestras and individual artists as Sam Lanin, Paul Whiteman, Isham Jones, Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day, Frank Sinatra, Petula Clark & Kenny G.

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