What can I do to prove it to you that I'm sorry, I didn't mean to ever be mean to you
If I didn't care I wouldn't feel like I do, I was so wrong, right or wrong I don't blame you
Why should I take s ...
Come on and hear (2x), alexander's ragtime band,
Come on and hear (2x), it's the best band in the land!
They can play a bugle call like you never heard before,
So natural that you want to go to war ...
When an early autumn walks the land and chills the breeze
And touches with her hand the summer trees,
Perhaps you'll understand what memories I own.
There's a dance pavilion in the rain all shutter ...
Old peter minuet had nothing to lose when he bought the isle of manhatten
For twenty-six dollars and a bottle of booze and they threw in the bronx and staten
Pete thought that he had the best of the ...
Goodnight my love, the tired old moon is descending,
Goodnight my love, my moment with you now is ending.
It was so heavenly, holding you close to me,
It will be heavenly to hold you again in a dre ...
So you met someone who set you back on your heels, goody goody!
So you met someone and now you know how it feels, goody goody!
Well you gave her your heart too, just as I gave mine to you
And she b ...
The lyrics were first written by oscar hammerstein ii and otto harbach for the london musical three
Sisters, which premiered
In 1934. then when rko released the screen version in march of 1935, doro ...
The tables are empty, the dance floor's deserted.
You play the same love song - it's the 10th time you've heard it.
That's the beginning, just one of the clues.
You've had your first lesson in lear ...
I never traveled further north than old van courtland park
And never further south than the aquarium
I've seen the charm of jersey city, but first let me remark
I saw it from the empire state solar ...
Your lips were like a red and ruby chalice, warmer than the summer night
The clouds were like an alabaster palace rising to a snowy height.
Each star it's own aurora borealis, suddenly you held me t ...
I work at the palace ballroom, but gee that palace is cheap
When I get back to my chillly hallroom, I'm much too tired to sleep
I'm one of those lady teachers, a beautiful hostess you know;
One tha ...
I've wined and dined on mulligan stew, and never wished for turkey
As I hitched and hiked and grifted too, from maine to albuquerque
Alas, I missed the beaux arts ball, and what is twice as sad
I w ...
You're walkin' along the street, or you're at a party,
Or else you're alone and then you suddenly dig,
You're looking' in someone's eyes, you suddenly realize
That this could be the start of someth ...