Song: I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away the Key)

Written by Jimmy Eaton, Terry Shand

Legendary jazz vocalist Billie Holiday recorded I`M GONNA LOCK MY HEART (And Throw Away The Key) with pianist Claude Thornhill in New York on June 23, 1938. A cynical song about love's pitfalls, it became a No. 2 hit on the popular record charts later that year.

Recordings of this song:

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recording details  Eddy Arnold save license this
recording details  Fud Candrix save license this
recording details  Billie Holiday save license this
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