My Baby Just Cares for Me

by Count Basie

William "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother first taught him piano and he started performing in his teens. Dropping out of school, he learned to operate lights for vaudeville and improvised to accompany silent…




My baby don't care for shows
My baby don't care for clothes
My baby just cares for me
My baby don't care for furs and laces
My baby don't care for high-toned places
My baby don't care for rings or other expensive things

She's sensible as can be
My baby don't care who knows it
My baby just cares for me

My baby's no Crosby fan
Dick Tracy is not her man
My baby just cares for me
My baby don't care for Mr. Tibbits

She'd rather have me around to kibbitz
Roy Rogers is not her style
And even Clark Gable's smile
Is something that she can't see
(Oh, you lucky so-and-so)

I wonder what's wrong with baby
My baby just cares for me

Written by: Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson

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