“It Might as Well Be Spring” by Wally Krauss

“It Might as Well Be Spring” by Wally Krauss

I’m as restless as a willow in a windstorm
I’m as jumpy as a puppet on a string
I’d say that I had Spring fever
But I know it isn’t Spring
I am starry-eyed and vaguely discontented
Like a nightingale without a song to sing
Oh, why should I have Spring fever
When it isn’t even Spring?
I keep wishing I were somewhere else
Walking down a strange new street
Hearing words that I have never heard
From a girl I’ve yet to meet.
I’m as busy as a spider spinning daydreams
I’m as giddy as a baby on a swing
I haven’t seen a crocus or a rosebud or a robin on the wing
But I feel so gay in a melancholy way
That it might as well be Spring.
It might as well be Spring./////////
Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers wrote this
song for the 1945 film, State Fair. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Song that year. Dick Haymes and Frank Sinatra had notable recordings. All Wally Krauss videos were recorded after his 88th birthday. No copyright infringement intended.

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20 Responses

  1. Dave Collyer says:

    Hello from Hastings, UK!!

  2. ronweasley1991 says:

    This is beautiful! :)

  3. stonedhope says:

    how nice of you to upload this =)

  4. wereroach01 says:

    Lovely work. Best wishes to you sir!

  5. lone ranger says:

    supposed to be writing an essay.. im here instead lol nice though!

  6. RMJ1984 says:

    There are many more videos than just this one. Give the others a shot as
    well.. He’s not jus a one video wonder. Sir has skill and talent.

  7. Sinan Koja says:

    THIS IS AMAZING!!

  8. Nick Beard says:

    rip li’l yeezy. he was killed during batalan theatre attacks 🙁 he was shot
    14 times by the french police 🙁 what you did for ISLAM won’t be forgotten
    🙁 ALLAH AKBAR :(

  9. Eoner321 says:

    Amazing

  10. Hafizan Imran says:

    Magnificent play. Greetings from Malaysia!

  11. Mal Comer says:

    Anyone know what brand name of the piano he’s playing?

  12. Pickito says:

    COME BACK!!

  13. jgomez1117 says:

    We love your music, hope you’re still here. It’s a talent that should’ve
    been apprecaited and hopefully was.

  14. sami park says:

    I WANT MORE (please!!!)

  15. Manuel João says:

    Yo gramps, time to go back to the piano

  16. Alexa Boykov says:

    Beautiful!

  17. Wafelwaffel says:

    Saw this on Reddit, loved the play. Am gonna check out more of your work!

  18. Ian DelBianco says:

    Beautiful music Sir. I hope to hear more :)

  19. Vackra Rum says:

    wow thats amazing!

  20. mrneutral says:

    Very nice.