Stepping Out with My Baby (1948)
(wm) Irving Berlin (I) film Easter Parade by Fred Astaire (CR) Tony Bennett
[Verse] If I seem to scintillate it’s because I’ve got a date,
A date with a package of the good things that come with love.
You don’t have to ask me, I won’t waste your time.
But if you should ask me why I feel sublime, I’m

[Refrain] Steppin’ out with my baby,
Can’t go wrong ’cause I’m in right.
It’s for sure, not for maybe that I’m all dressed up tonight.
Steppin’ out with my honey, can’t be bad to feel so good.
Never felt quite so sunny and I keep on knockin’ wood.

There’ll be smooth sailin’ ’cause I’m trimmin’ my sails
In my top hat and my white tie and my tails.
[alternate: With a bright shine on my shoes and on my nails]

Steppin’ out with my baby, can’t go wrong ’cause I’m in right.
Ask me when will the day be, the big day may be tonight!