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THE MASQUERADE MASQUERADE (Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster / Music: John Jacob Loeb) Ted Black & His Orch. (vocal: Dick Robertson) - 1932 Arthur Tracy - 1932 Carol Porter - 1932 Also recorded by: Peter Mintun; Russ Peterson; Raymond Scott & His Orch.; Eva Suobodova. As recorded by ARTHUR TRACY: Sometime soon to be There's a lover's moon to be And a lover's tune to be born No more will I be forlorn I whisper softly till morn I want you to kiss For there must be two to kiss Moments are so few to kiss now So `neath a sycamore bough Meet me there, oh, greet me there somehow Twilight soon will fade I'll meet you at the masquerade While our hearts are swinging To violins singing till dawn Lady dressed in jade Hold me tight at the masquerade If the music halts, dear Then my heart will waltz, dear, right on Twelve o'clock is chiming On the clock above Now if you'll unmask your heart I'll love you, love you Midnight shadows fade No one else at the masquerade Everything is through, dear But my love for you, dear, lives on (Transcribed by Bill Huntley - November 2004) ******************** As recorded by CAROL PORTER (aka Jack Plant): Sometime soon to be There's a lover's moon to be And a lover's tune to be born No more will I be forlorn I'll whisper softly till morn I want you to kiss For there must be two to kiss Moments are so few to kiss now So `neath our sycamore tree Meet me there, meet me there somehow Twilight soon will fade I'll meet you at the Masquerade While our hearts are swinging To violins singing till dawn Lady dressed in jade Hold me tight at the Masquerade If the music halts, dear Then my heart will waltz, dear, right on Twelve o'clock is chiming At the close of the day Now if you'll unmask your heart I love you, love you (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - July 2012)

    


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