Exactly Like You

by Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6), she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and int…




I know why I've waited, know why I've been blue
Prayed each night for someone exactly like you
Why should we spend money on a show or two?
No one does those love scenes exactly like you

You make me feel so grand; I'd like to hand the world to you
You seem to understand each foolish little scheme I'm scheming
And the dream I'm dreaming
Now I know why my mother taught me to be true
She meant me for someone exactly like you

You make me feel so grand; I wanna hand the world to you
You seem to understand each foolish little scheme that I'm scheming
And the dream that I'm dreaming
Now I know why my mother she taught me to be true
She meant me for someone exactly like you

Written by: FIELDS DOROTHY, JIMMY MCHUGH

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