What Kind of Fool Am I?

Perry Como

Perry Como

Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer and television personality. During a career spanning more than half a century he recorded exclusively for the RCA Victor label after signing with them in 1943. "Mr. C.", as he was nicknamed, sold millions of records … more »

What kind of fool am I, who never fell in love? 
It seems that I'm the only one that I have been thinkin' of! 
What kind of man is this, an empty shell? 
A lonely cell in which an empty heart must dwell! 

What kind of lips are these, that lied with every kiss? 
That whispered empty words of love that left me alone like this? 
Why can't I fall in love like any other man? 
And maybe then I'll know what kind of fool I am! 

Why can't I fall in love like any other man? 
And maybe then I'll kno' what kind of fool I am! 

~ from the 1961 Stage Musical "Stop the World I Want to Get Off" 
Music by Leslie Bricusse and lyrics by Anthony Newley

Written by: LESLIE BRICUSSE, ANTHONY NEWLEY

Lyrics © LUDLOW MUSIC INC C/O THE RICHMOND ORGANIZATION

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What Kind of Fool Am I?