Be Careful, It's My Heart

 

Written by: Irving Berlin

Arranged By: Axel Stordahl Skip Martin

From the Album: It's All So New

From the Film: Holiday Inn (1942)

Label: Victor - Reprise

Recorded: 6/9/42 12/20/60

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Be careful, it's my heart,
It's not my watch you're holding, it's my heart.
It's not the note that I sent you that you quickly burn,
It's not a book I lent you that you never return.

Remember, it's my heart.
The heart with which so willingly I part
It's yours to take, to keep or break,
But please, before you start,
Be careful, it's my heart.