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Mel Tormé - You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me - 1995 Digital Remaster



Verse 1:
I don't know exactly how it started
But it started in fun;
I just wanted someone to be gay with
To play with someone
But now I realize that I could never let you go
And I've come to tell you so;

Chorus:
Ev'ry kiss, ev'ry hug
Seems to act just like a drug;
You're getting to be a habit with me
Let me stay in your arms
I'm addicted to your charms;
You're getting to be a habit with me
I used to think your love was something that I
Could take or leave alone
But now I couldn't do without my supply
I need you for my own
Oh, I can't break away
I must have you ev'ry day
As regularly as coffee or tea
You've got me in your clutches and I can't get free
You're getting to be a habit with me

(Can't break it!)
You're getting to be a habit with me
Verse 2 (from British sheet music):
I thought it was just another meeting
But my fate had begun;
Something in my heart kept on repeating
She's diff'rent, this one
I'm getting, oh so used to having you around each day
Don't you ever go away

[Chorus]
(Contributed by Carlene Bogle - March 2005)
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YOU'RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME
From the Warner Bros. & Vitaphone Production "Forty-Second Street" (1933)
(Harry Warren/ Al Dubin)
Mel Tormé
Every kiss, every hug
Seems to act just like a drug
You're getting to be a habit with me
Let me stay in your arms
I'm addicted to your charms
You're getting to be a habit with me
I used to think your love was something that I could take or leave
Alone
But now I couldn't do without my supply
I need you for my own
Oh, I can't break away
I must have you every day
As regularly as coffee or tea
You've got me in your clutches
And I can't get free
You're getting to be a habit with me
Can't break it
You're getting to be a habit with me
(Orchestral Interlude)
You've got me in your clutches
And I can't get free
Like getting shut-eye
You are what I need
Eternally, ohhh! my
You're getting to be a habit with me