Cole Porter wrote the song in 1938 for the musical "Leave It to Me!". Mary Martin sang it as her debut stage and she stopped the show. * For the first time in his career, however, Cole Porter missed the opening night -- because he didn't want people to his crippled condition. He had been crushed his legs by horse-riding in Long Island before he finished this tune.
I used to fall in love with all Those boys who maul the young cuties But now I find I'm more inclined To keep my mind on my duties. Since I began to share in such a sweet love affair...
While tearing off a game of golf I may make a play for the caddy But when I do, I don't follow through 'Cause my heart belongs to Daddy.
If I invite a boy some night To dine on my fine finnan haddie I just adore his asking for more But my heart belongs to Daddy
Yes, my heart belongs to Daddy So I simply couldn't be bad Yes, my heart belongs to Daddy Da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da
So I want to warn you, laddie Though I know you're perfectly swell But my heart belongs to Daddy 'Cause my Daddy, he treats it so well.
There was a dame that a football game Made long for the strong undergraddie I never dream of making the team 'cause my heart belongs to daddy
Yes, my heart belongs to Daddy So I simply couldn¡Çt be bad Yes, my heart belongs to Daddy Da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da So I want to warn you, laddie Though I know you¡Çre perfectly swell That my heart belongs to Daddy 'Cause my Daddy, he treats it so well.