"Baby, It's Cold Outside" as written by Frank Loesser...
I really can't stay
Baby it's cold outside
I've got to go away
Baby it's cold outside
This evening has been
Been hoping that you'd drop in
So very nice
I'll hold your hands, they're just like ice

My mother will start to worry
Beautiful, what's your hurry?
And my father will be pacing the floor
Just listen to that fireplace roar
Now really I'd better scurry
Sweetheart, what's your hurry?
Well maybe just a half a drink more
Why don't you put some records on while I pour

All the neighbors might think
But baby, it's bad out there
Say, what's in this drink?
No cabs to be had out there
Oh, I wish I knew how
Your eyes are like starlight now
To break this spell
I'll take your hat, your hair looks swell

I ought to say no, no, no, sir
Mind if I move in closer
At least I'm gonna say that I tried
What's the sense in hurting my pride?
I really can't stay
Baby don't hold out
Oh, but it's cold outside

I simply must go
Baby, it's cold outside
The answer is no
But baby, it's cold out there
Oh, this welcome has been
So lucky that you dropped in
So nice and warm
Look out that window at that storm

My sister will be suspicious
Gosh, your lips look delicious
And my brother will be there at the door
Waves upon a tropical shore
Oh, my maiden aunt's mind is vicious
Ooo, baby you're so delicious
Well maybe just one little kiss more
Never such a blizzard before

Oh, I've got to go home
You'll freeze to the bone out there
Say, lend me a comb
It's up to your knees out there
You've really been grand
I thrill when you touch my hand
But don't you see?
How can you do this thing to me?

Oh, there's bound to be talk tomorrow
Making my lifelong sorrow
Well at least there will be plenty implied
If you caught pneumonia and died
But I really can't stay
Get over that old out
Baby it's cold outside

Ooo ooo ooo
Hey, I gotta get out of here
Come on, baby
Come on what?
Just give me five minutes more
You sure know how to wear a girl down, don't you?
Okay, okay, okay, okay

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"Baby It's Cold Outside" as written by Frank Wildhorn

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    General CommentOne of my favorite songs, but not my favorite version. Luv this artist, though. I grew up with him on the stereo daily because he was one of my parents' favorites. The song is so dated, which makes it even more beautiful due to its innocence. I grew up at a time when couples couldn't kiss in TV shows nor share a bed even if they were married. EVERYONE worried what the neighbors would think because little Susie and little Johnny each had their set rules of behavior to follow and there were dire consequences if they didn't follow them. Without sex on the table (so-to-speak), relationships took time developing. Couples got to know each other as people before they took it to the next level, which often wasn't until marriage (or darn near close to it). Sex was a special act...often a religious act to consemmate a marriage that was founded on love, not lust. Anyway, the innocence of this song gets me every time; I love the romantic images it conjurs in the mind...and heart.
    wholelottawomanon December 02, 2011   Link
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    General CommentYep. Nothing more romantic than date rape. :33
    Fayiirahon March 15, 2012   Link

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