Sarah Vaughan Sings "Misty" in 1958

Conducted by Quincy Jones and His Orchestra with Zoot Sims on Saxaphone, "Misty" is a jazz standard written in 1954 by the pianist Erroll Garner. Originally composed as an instrumental following the traditional 32-bar format, the tune later had lyrics by Johnny Burke and became the signature song of Johnny Mathis. This song is from the album "Vaughan and Violins".

Sarah's accompanied Quincy Jones & His Orchestra: Marcel Hrasko (alto saxophone), Jo Hrasko & William Boucaya (baritone saxophone), Richard Davis (bass), Kenny Clark (drums), Ronnel Bright (piano), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), and Michel Hausser (vibraphone). Recorded in Paris, France July 7, 1958. (Mercury Records)

Look at me
I'm as helpless as a kitten up a tree
And I feel like I'm clinging to a cloud
I can't understand
I get misty just holding your hand

Walk my way
And a thousand violins begin to play
Or it might be the sound of your hello
That music I hear
I get misty the moment you're near

You can say that you're leading me on
But it's just what I want you to do
Don't you notice how hopelessly I'm lost
That's why I'm following you

On my own
Would I wander through this wonderland alone
Never knowing my right foot from my left
My hat from my glove
I'm too misty and too much in love
I'm just too misty and too much in love

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