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OH ! WHAT IT SEEMED TO BE (Bennie Benjamin / George Weiss / Frankie Carle) Frankie Carle & His Orch. (vocal: Marjorie Hughes) - 1946 Frank Sinatra - 1946 Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes - 1946 Charlie Spivak & His Orch. (vocal Jimmy Saunders) - 1946 Les Brown & His Orch. (vocal: Doris Day) - 1946 Ambrose & His Orch. - 1946 Brook Benton - 1960 Patti Page - 1963 Jim reeves - 1964** Also recorded by: Willie Nelson; The Castells; Roy Hamilton; Buddy Rich; Erskine Hawkins; Jimmy Roselli; Ted Heath & His Orch.; Roger Williams; Axel Stordahl & His Orch. It was just a neighborhood dance That's all that it was But, oh, what it seemed to be It was like a masquerade ball With costumes and all 'Cause you were at the dance with me It was just a ride on a train That's all that it was But, oh, what it seemed to be It was like a trip to the stars To venus and mars 'Cause you were on the train with me And when I kissed you, Darling It was more than just a thrill for me It was the promise, Darling Of the things that fate had willed for me It was just a wedding in june That's all that it was But, oh, what it seemed to be It was like a royal affair With everyone there 'Cause you said "Yes, I do" to me ***** As recorded by Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes: DICK HAYMES: It was just a neighborhood dance That's all that it was But, oh, what it seemed to be It was like a masquerade ball With costumes and all 'Cause you were at the dance with me HELEN FORREST: It was just a ride on a train That's all that it was But, oh, what it seemed to be It was like a trip to the stars To Venus and Mars 'Cause you were on the train with me HAYMES: And when I kissed you, darling It was more than just a thrill for me FORREST: It was the promise, darling Of the things that fate had willed for me HAYMES: Now, it was just a wedding in June That's all that it was But, oh, what it seemed to be It was like a royal affair With everyone there 'Cause you brought all the world to me FORREST: And when I kissed you, darling It was more than just a thrill for me HAYMES: It was the promise, darling Of the things that fate had willed for me FORREST: It was just a wedding in June That's all that it was But, oh, what it seemed to be It was like a royal affair With everyone there BOTH: 'Cause you said "Yes I do" to me (Transcribed by Bill Huntley - January 2005) ***** **The Jim Reeves recording was titled and sung as "Oh! What It Seemed To Me" *****

    


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