COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS (Instead of Sheep)
(Irving Berlin)

Both Bing and Rosemary Clooney had hit versions of this song from their 1954 movie White Christmas. Bing's recording was made May 4, 1954, accompanied by the Joseph Lilly Orchestra. It hit the pop charts in December for 3 weeks, peaking at No. 27. "Count Your Blessings" was the 11th song introduced by Bing to be nominated for an Academy Award.

When I'm worried and I can't sleep
I count my blessings instead of sheep
And I fall asleep counting my blessings
When my bankroll is getting small
I think of when I had none at all
And I fall asleep counting my blessings

I think about a nursery and I picture curly heads
And one by one I count them as they slumber in their beds
If you're worried and you can't sleep
Just count your blessings instead of sheep
And you'll fall asleep counting your blessings

I think about a nursery and I picture curly heads
And one by one I count them as they slumber in their beds
If you're worried and you can't sleep
Just count your blessings instead of sheep
And you'll fall asleep counting your blessings

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