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(ROMANCE) IN THE DARK (Lil Green / Willie Broonzy(Big Bill Broonzy)) 1940 Lil Green - 1940 The Diamonds - 1953 Jeri Southern - 1957 Ernie Andrews - 1957 The Johnny Otis Show - 1958 The Sensations feat. Yvonne Mills - 1958 Dinah Washington - 1962 Jimmy Witherspoon - 1962 Champion Jack Dupree - 1962 Ann-Margret - 1963 Marian Montgomery - 1963 Jimmy Ricks - 1964 B.B. King - 1965 Nancy Wilson - 1966 Little Willie John - 1966 Nina Simone - 1967 Julie London - 1967 Bobby Short - 1969 Carrie Smith - 1977 The Manhattan Transfer - 1978 Kelly Brand Sextet (vocal: Suzanne Palmer) - 1994 Kim Lembo - 1996 Jools Holland & Norah Jones - 2001 Leah Kline - 2003 Delirium Blues Project - 2007 Mia Vermillion - 2009 Also recorded by: Etta Jones; Teresa Brewer; Cyndi Lauper......and others. As recorded by LIL GREEN: In the dark it's just you and I Not a sound and not one sigh Just the beat of my poor heart In the dark Now, in the dark I get such a thrill When he presses fingertips upon my lips And he begs me to please keep still In the dark But soon this dance will be ended And you all is goin' to be missed Gee, but I'm not pretendin' 'Cause I swear it's fun, it's fun to be kissed In the dark now we will find What the rest have left behind Just let them dance We're going to find romance in the dark Lord, in the dark, in the dark it's just you and I Not a sound, not a sound and not one sigh Just the beat, just the beat of my poor heart In the dark Lord, in the dark, in the dark I get such a thrill When he presses fingertips upon my lips And he begs me to please keep still In the dark Lord, but soon, soon, soon, soon this dance will be ended And you all is goin' to be missed Gee, but I'm not pretendin' 'Cause I swear it's fun, it's fun to be kissed In the dark, now we will find What the rest, what the rest, what the rest have left behind Just let them dance We're gonna find romance in the dark In the dark Turn out the light! ++++++++++ As recorded by DINAH WASHINGTON with Fred Norman & His Orch., Nov 29th 1962, New York: In the dark it's just you and I There's not a sound and there's not one sigh Just the beat of my poor heart In the dark Now in the dark I get such a thrill Well, well, when he places his fingertips upon my lips And he begs me, "Please be still!" In the dark But soon this dance will be ending And you're gonna, you're gonna be missed Gee, but I'm not pretending 'Cause I swear it's fun, it's fun to be kissed In the dark, in the dark now we will find Oh, what the rest, what the rest have left behind Just let them dance 'Cause we're gonna find romance In the dark! (Contributed by Peter Akers - December 2010)

    


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