I Don't Want to Cry Anymore

by Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Harris April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, …




Each night, just about sunset
I watch you passing my door
It's all I can do
Not to run to you
Cause I don't want to cry anymore

Nighttime, when there is moonlight
The same old moon I knew before
It's all I can do
Not to run to you
Cause I don't want to cry anymore

All that I know about happiness
I found just being with you
Then I would find myself losing my mind
Over some careless thing you would do

Oh, why can't I forget you
I know so well what is in store
A moment or two
Up in the clouds with you
Then back where I was before

No I don't want to cry anymore
All that I've known about happiness
I found just being with you
Then I would find myself losing my mind
Over some careless thing you would do

Oh, why can't I forget you
I know so well what is in store
A moment or two
Up in the clouds with you
Then back where I was before

No I don't want to cry anymore

Written by: VICTOR SCHERTZINGER

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