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I can't Begin To Tell You
Harry James featuring Betty Grable
Music and Lyrics by James V. Monaco and Mack Gordon

This song was written for the movie
The Dolly Sisters Starring Betty Grable,
Who sang it in the movie. She was married to band leader Harry James.

I can't begin to tell you
How much you mean to me.
My world would end if ever we were through.
I can't begin to tell you
How happy I would be
If I could speak my mind like others do.
I make such pretty speeches
Whenever were apart,
But when your near
The words I choose
Refuse to leave my heart.
So take the sweetest phrases
The world has ever known
And make believe
Ive said them all to you.


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    Karen Velez LansangJul 20, 2013 at 3:06 pm
    I love Saturdays. I don't have to wake so early for work. I can stay longer on our breakfast table w/ my family & Mommy. While looking at old pictures of Mommy's photo albums (luckily spared from Sendong because I borrowed it), she was singing this not so familiar song but with beautiful lines. I asked my son, Kirk to google it - and yes this song was written for the movie The Dolly Sisters Starring Betty Grable.
    Music and Lyrics by James V. Monaco and Mack Gordon.
    Originally released in 1939.

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