(Mercer, Whiting)

"Too Marvelous for Words" was written for the movie Ready, Willing and Able. Although Bing was not in the movie, he recorded the song March 3, 1937, with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra. It quickly became another #1 hit for Bing, and stayed on the pop charts a total of 10 weeks. You sound absolutely mahvelous, Bing!

I search for phrases
To sing your praises
But there aren't any magic adjectives
To tell you all you are!

You're just too marvelous
Too marvelous for words
Like glorious, glamorous
And that old standby amorous!
It's all too wonderful
I'll never find the words
That say enough, tell enough,
I mean they just aren't swell enough.

You're much too much
And just to very, very --
To ever be
In Webster's dictionary!
And so I'm borrowing
A love song from the birds
To tell you that you're marvelous
Too marvelous for words.

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