Taking A Chance On Love

Benny Goodman

TAKING A CHANCE ON LOVEThe Benny Goodman OrchestraWords and Music by John Latouche and Ted Fetter plus additional music byVernon DukeIn 1943, Benny Goodman hit # 1 with it and Sammy Kaye got to # 13.Introduced by Ethel Waters in the Broadway musical "Cabin In the Sky."Waters later reprised it as a non-charting single with Dooley "Play ItAgain, Sam" Wilson.Then, in 1943, Waters did it in the movie version with Eddie "Rochester"AndersonHere I go again;I hear those trumpets blow again;All aglow again - taking a chance on love.Here I slide again;About to take that ride again.;Starry eyed again - taking a chance on love.I thought the cards were a frame-upI never would try.But now I'm taking the game upAnd the ace of hearts is high.Things are mending now;I see a rainbow blending now;We'll have our happy ending nowTaking a chance on love.Transcribed by: Samantha [email protected]