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Baby It’s Cold Outside lyrics


Baby It’s Cold Outside  lyrics by Frank Loesser

Composed by Frank Loesser, sung in the movie Neptune’s Daughter by Ricardo Montalban and Esther Williams — and for comedy relief, interspersed with Betty Garrett singing to Red Skelton.

(Baby It’s Cold Outside ringtone)

I really can’t stay
— Baby it’s cold outside
I’ve got to go away
— Baby it’s cold outside
This evening has been
— Been hoping that you’d drop in
So very nice
— I’ll hold your hands, they’re just like ice
My mother will start to worry
— Beautiful, what’s your hurry
My father will be pacing the floor
— Listen to the fireplace roar
So really I’d better scurry
— Beautiful, please don’t hurry
well Maybe just a half a drink more
— Put some music on while I pour

The neighbors might think
— Baby, it’s bad out there
Say, what’s in this drink
— No cabs to be had out there
I wish I knew how
— Your eyes are like starlight now
To break this spell
— I’ll take your hat, your hair looks swell
I ought to say no, no, no, sir
— Mind if I move a little closer
At least I’m gonna say that I tried
— What’s the sense in hurting my pride
I really can’t stay
— Baby don’t hold out
Ahh, but it’s cold outside
C’mon baby

I simply must go
— Baby, it’s cold outside
The answer is no
— Ooh baby, it’s cold outside
This welcome has been
— I’m lucky that you dropped in
So nice and warm
— Look out the window at that storm
My sister will be suspicious
— Man, your lips look so delicious
My brother will be there at the door
— Waves upon a tropical shore
My maiden aunt’s mind is vicious
— Gosh your lips look delicious
Well maybe just a half a drink more
— Never such a blizzard before

I’ve got to go home
— Oh, baby, you’ll freeze out there
Say, lend me your comb
— It’s up to your knees out there
You’ve really been grand
— Your eyes are like starlight now
But don’t you see
— How can you do this thing to me
There’s bound to be talk tomorrow
— Making my life long sorrow
At least there will be plenty implied
— If you caught pneumonia and died
I really can’t stay
— Get over that old out
Ahh, but it’s cold outside

Baby, it’s cold outside

Brr its cold …
It’s cold out there
Can’t you stay awhile longer baby
Well … I really shouldn’t … alright

Make it worth your while baby
Ahh, do that again …


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