My first not-so-smooth but ultimately successful words to Joanna were, “So, would you like to dance?”

Not surprisingly, then, I’m partial to the lines of Dusty Springfield’s first solo hit that go, “You stopped and smiled at me and asked if I’d care to dance.” But I also like the rest of “I Only Want to Be With You,” and Springfield’s voice. Her other hits included “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me” and “Son of a Preacher Man.”)

“I Only Want To Be With You” has also been done by the Bay City Rollers. (The similarly titled “I Only Wanna Be With You” by Hootie & the Blowfish is a different song, though I like it, too.)

Lyrics here, with cool old Dusty Springfield video below:

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