It's a Pity to Say Goodnight

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…




It's a pity to say goodnight
Because I never saw stars so bright
But if gotta go home, you gotta go home
Give me a goodnight kiss

It's a pity to say farewell
Because the man in the moon won't tell
But if gotta go home, you gotta go home
Give me a goodnight kiss

How's about tomorrow night just you and me?
I'll be waiting for you darling 
Underneath the apple tree

It's a pity to say goodnight
Because I want you to hold me tight
But if gotta go home, you gotta go home
Give me a goodnight kiss

Written by: BILLY REID

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