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My Gal Sal [Rita Hayworth]

My Gal Sal (1942) starring Rita Hayworth, Victor Mature
My Gal Sal (1942) starring Rita Hayworth, Victor Mature A gorgeous movie musical, My Gal Sal is a musical biography of Gay Nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser. The ever-lovely Rita Hayworth is the eponymous Sal, a stage star who helps Dresser to become the toast of Tin Pan Alley.
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Plenty to Be Thankful For [song lyrics]

Song lyrics to (I've Got) Plenty to Be Thankful For (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung by Bing Crosby on Thanksgiving Day in Holiday Inn
Song lyrics to (I’ve Got) Plenty to Be Thankful For (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung by Bing Crosby on Thanksgiving Day in Holiday Inn I’ve got plenty to be thankful forI haven’t got great big yachtTo sail from shore to shoreStill I’ve got plenty to...
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Let’s Say It with Firecrackers [song lyrics]

Song lyrics to Let's Say It with Firecrackers (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung at the Holiday Inn by the chorus and danced by Fred Astaire on the 4th of July
Song lyrics to Let’s Say It with Firecrackers (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung at the Holiday Inn by the chorus and danced by Fred Astaire on the 4th of July Let’s say it with firecrackersAnd banners held highLet’s have a real old-fashioned noisy Fourth of...
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I Can’t Tell a Lie [song lyrics]

Song lyrics to I Can't Tell a Lie (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung at the Holiday Inn by Fred Astaire on Washington's Birthday
Song lyrics to I Can’t Tell a Lie (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung at the Holiday Inn by Fred Astaire on Washington’s Birthday I could say that you’re homelyJust as homely as pieBut this is Washington’s birthdayAnd I’ve got to say you’re beautiful‘Cause I can’t...
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Be Careful, It’s My Heart [song lyrics]

Song lyrics to Be Careful, It's My Heart (1942), Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung by Bing Crosby at the Holiday Inn on Valentine's Day
Song lyrics to Be Careful, It’s My Heart (1942), Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung by Bing Crosby at the Holiday Inn on Valentine’s Day Be careful, it’s my heartIt’s not my watch you’re holding, it’s my heartIt’s not the note I sent youThat you quickly burnedIt’s...
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Abraham [song lyrics]

Young Mr. Lincoln - Henry Fonda as Abe Lincoln in the famous court scene
Song lyrics to Abraham (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Played at the Holiday Inn. Sung on Lincoln’s birthday by Bing Crosby, Martha Mears (dubbing Marjorie Reynolds) in blackface, Chorus, and Louise Beavers with Shelby Bacon and Joan Arnold. [Editor’s note: Abraham is a celebration of Abraham...
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Happy Holiday [song lyrics]

Song lyric to Happy Holiday (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung by Bing Crosby at the Holiday Inn on New Year's Eve
Song lyric to Happy Holiday (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung by Bing Crosby at the Holiday Inn on New Year’s Eve Happy holiday, happy holidayWhile the merry bells keep ringingMay your every wish come true
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You’re Easy to Dance With [song lyrics]

Song lyrics to You're Easy to Dance With (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung by Fred Astaire and chorus in Holiday Inn
Song lyrics to You’re Easy to Dance With (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Sung by Fred Astaire and chorus in Holiday Inn I could dance nightlyJust holding you tightly, my sweetI could keep right onBecause you’re so light on your feetYou’re easy to dance with
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I’ll Capture Your Heart Singing [song lyrics]

Song lyrics to I'll Capture Your Heart Singing (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Performed by Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, and Virginia Dale in Holiday Inn
Song lyrics to I’ll Capture Your Heart Singing (1942). Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Performed by Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, and Virginia Dale in Holiday Inn Here she comes, down the streetMy, oh my, ain’t she sweet?Why, here comes my hot toddyOver my dead body
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Constantly [song lyrics]

Song lyrics to Constantly (1942) Written by Jimmy Van Heusen, Lyrics by Johnny Burke, Performed by Dorothy Lamour and dancers in Road to Morocco
Song lyrics to Constantly (1942) Written by Jimmy Van Heusen, Lyrics by Johnny Burke, Performed by Dorothy Lamour and dancers in Road to Morocco Constantly I looked for you,No day or two, but constantly!Constantly I wished you near,And now you’re here, so close to me!
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