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One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
Composer
Johnny Mercer
Lyricist
Harold Arlen
Published
June 20, 1949
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"One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)" is a song from Frankly Sentimental. It was also featured in Frank Sinatra's 1958 album Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely.

Live versions of Sinatra's version can be found on his Reprise albums, Sinatra at the Sands and Frank Sinatra with the Red Norvo Quintet: Live in Australia, 1959.

Along with Kenny G, Sinatra rerecorded this song for his 1993 Capitol album, Duets. This version was in a melody with "All the Way."

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LyricsEdit

It's quarter to three
There's no one in the place except you and me
So set'em up Joe
I got a little story you ought to know

We're drinking my friend
To the end of a brief episode
So make it one for my baby
And one more for the road

I got the routine
So drop another nickel in the machine
I'm feeling so bad
Wish you'd make the music pretty and sad

Could tell you a lot
But you gotta to be true to your code
So make it one for my baby
And one more for the road

You'd never know it
But buddy I'm a kind of poet
And I've got a lot of things to say
And when I'm gloomy, you simply got to listen to me
Till its all talked away

Well, that's how it goes
And Joe I know youre getting, pretty anxious to close
So thanks for the cheer
I hope you didnt mind
My bending your ear

This torch that I found
Must be drowned
Or it soon might explode
So make it one for my baby
And one more for the road
That long, long road

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