It's a Sin To Tell a Lie

Song Description

This is a Fats Waller favorite in two parts. First, be sure when you say you love me, millions of hearts have been broken ...... second a no count liar tells a date he loves her and now they are headed for the alter and he wants out - give me one more ch

Song Length 4:05 Genre Jazz - Swing, Jazz - Standards
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Duet Male/Female
Mood Engaging, Affable Subject Suspicion, Unrequited Love
Similar Artists Count Basie, George Benson Era 1930 - 1939

Lyrics

Be sure it's true , when you say I love you
It's a sin to twell a lie
Millions of hearts have been broken
just because those words were spoken

I love you , yes I do I love you
if you break my heart I'll die
so be sure that it's true when you say I love you
cuz it's a sin to tell a lie

Cross my heart hope to die,
I'll never never never tell another white lie
took a liitle girl on a date last night
I tell you people she looked all right
now I'm between the devil and the deep blue sea
she sure looked good to me
I told her I loved her my how I lied
now she's set to be my blushing bride
if she gets me to the alter , I'm sunk
I can't tell the preacher I was drunk
Lord have mercy on a no count sinner
give me one more chance to let another man win her
it's a sin to tell a lie

Lyrics W.Mayhem, Bergman, Vocoo Music W.Mayhem, Bergman, Vocoo
Producer Sims Delaney-Potthoff Publisher Conn
Performance Harmonious Wail Label Bufflehead Recordings
This track is on 2 Member Playlists
Playlist Creator Playlist Name Date Added
Roy Elkins Jazz 2019 11/19/2018
Roy Elkins Founder JAZZ 9/28/2013
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