Best known for his Tony, Oscar, and Pulitzer Prize winning compositions in Guys and Dollsand How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, this tune, from the 1942 film Sweater Girl, is the one that Irving Berlin wishes he had written.
All our friends keep knocking at the door They’ve asked me out a hundred times or more But all I say is, “Leave me in the gloom” And here I stay within my lonely room
I don’t want to walk without you, baby Walk without my arm about you, baby
I thought the day you left me behind I’d take a stroll and get you right off my mind But now I find
That I don’t want to walk without the sunshine Why’d you have to turn off all that sunshine? Oh, baby, please come back or you’ll break my heart for me Because I don’t want to walk without you No, siree
New album "Observations" available now.
A veteran of NYC’s underground music scene, Mike Power played on the stages of such beloved lost venues as CBGB’s and Kenny’s Castaways, as well as stalwart surviving ones like Arlene’s Grocery and the Bitter End as singer/songwriter/bassist with Late Model Humans. In 2020, quarantining from the global pandemic he worked remotely with other artists to record a collection of new music called Observations, that infuses his punk roots with introspective acoustic pieces.
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