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These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
Composer
Jack Strachey, Harry Link
Lyricist
Holt Marvell
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March 1962
Recording
September 12, 1961
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"These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" is a song that Frank Sinatra recorded for his debut album, The Voice of Frank Sinatra. It was later rerecorded and featured in the 1962 Capitol album Point of No Return.

History Edit

"These Foolish Things" was written in 1936 by Eric Maschwitz, Jack Strachey. Due to Keith Prowse, Maschwitz's agent refusing to publish the song because of it being "unsuccessful" in its early days, "These Foolish Things" wasn't released under licensing until 1957. Leslie Hutchinson, although unreleased, was the first person to record the song in 1936.

Releases Edit

Studio recordings
Reissues

Lyrics Edit

A cigarette that bears a lipstick's traces
An airline ticket to romantic places
And still my heart has wings
These foolish things remind me of you

A tinkling piano in the next apartment
Those stumbling words that told you what my heart meant
A fairground's painted swings
These foolish things remind me of you

You came, you saw, you conquered me
When you did that to me
I knew somehow this had to be

The winds of March that make my heart a dancer
A telephone that rings but who's to answer?
Oh, how the ghost of you clings
These foolish things remind me of you

The smile of Turner and the scent of roses
The waiters whistling as the last bar closes
The song that Crosby sings
These foolish things remind me of you

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