Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me

By Jupiter 1942 Broadway
PROFILE
Composer Richard Rodgers
Lyricist Lorenz Hart
Year Written 1942
About Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me
“Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me” was written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for the musical By Jupiter in 1942. Directed by Joshua Logan, it starred Ray Bolger, Vera-Ellen and Constance Moore. It was their last full-length work. In American Popular Music, Alec Wilder called this song “one of the loveliest songs Rodgers or any other theater writer has ever written. In the area of this form of music it is a masterpiece.”

Lyrics

Nobody’s heart belongs to me,
heigh-ho, who cares?

Nobody writes his songs to me,
no one belongs to me.
That’s the least of my cares.

I may be sad at times,
and disinclined to play,
but it’s not bad at times,
to go your own sweet way.

Nobody’s arms belongs to me,
no arms feel strong to me.
I admire the moon as a moon
just a moon

Nobody’s heart belongs to me today.

Session / Album Information

1959

Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me was recorded on October 28, 1959 and released in 1961 on the album Tony Sings For Two. It was arranged by Ralph Sharon.

Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me – Remastered

Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me – Remastered, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify

This recording released on:

  • 1961: Columbia LP 12″: CS 8242 — Tony Sings For Two
  • 1961: Columbia LP 12″ (Mono): CL 1446 — Tony Sings For Two
  • 1961: Philips LP 12″ (Mono): BBL 7479 — Tony Sings For Two
  • 1990: Columbia House Music Collection CD: C21/22 7971 — The Great American Composers: Rodgers & Hart
  • 1995: Sony Music CD: SMSP A 8242 — Tony Sings For Two
  • 2006: RPM/Columbia/Legacy CD: 82876 87234 — Tony Sings For Two
  • 2011: Disc #19 in The Tony Bennett Complete Collection (88697874602-JK19) Tony Sings For Two

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