Wonderful One

Wonderful One

Composers Paul Whiteman, Ferde Grofé
Lyricists Theodora Morse, also known as Dorothy Terris
Year Written 1923
About Wonderful One
While Ferde Grofé may be best known for his classical works such as Grand Canyon Suite, he was an arranger for the Paul Whiteman Orchestra. He was an accomplished musician, playing piano, violin, viola, baritone horn, alto horn and cornet and was a violinist for the Los Angeles Symphony.


Calling, calling dear
Loved one can’t you hear?
Each throbbing part of my faithful heart,
Come to me, make all my sighs disappear.

Sweetheart, you must know
That I love you so.
Awake or sleeping, my heart’s in your keeping,
and calling to you soft and low.

My wonderful one
Whenever I’m dreaming
Love’s love light a-gleaming I see

My wonderful one
How my arms ache to hold here
To cuddle and fold near to me

Just you, only you
In the shadowy twilight
In silvery moonlight
There’s none like you
I adore you
My life I live for you
My wonderful, wonderful one

Session / Album Information


Wonderful One was recorded on November 10, 1959 and was released in 1960 on the album To My Wonderful One.


Wonderful One

Listen to Wonderful One on Spotify. Tony Bennett · Song · 1960.

This recording released on:

  • 1960: Columbia LP 12″: CS 8226 — To My Wonderful One   (1960)
  • 1960: Columbia LP 12″ (Mono): CL 1429 — To My Wonderful One
  • 2011: Disc #16 in The Tony Bennett Complete Collection (88697874602-JK16) To My Wonderful One

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