My funny Valentine
Is your figure less than Greek?
But don’t change a hair for me
Here’s a video of Frank Sinatra singing this tune to daughter Nancy. The story goes that younger daughter Tina was supposed to go out to be sung to, but then she got shy and refused to go out. So Nancy went out instead. Frank, expecting Tina, says “Nancy! What a surprise!” before he starts singing. Tina kicks herself now, for not going.
I love the little shake of their heads when he sings “Are you smart?”. And she clearly just adores her father.
Thanks to songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.
Happy Valentine’s Day!