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THE TROLLEY SONG From the film "Meet Me In St. Louis" (1944) (Ralph Blane / Hugh Martin) Pied Pipers feat. Jo Stafford - 1944 Judy Garland - 1944 Four King Sisters - 1944 Vaughn Monroe & His Orch. (vocal: Vaughn Monroe & Marilyn Duke) - 1945 Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians (vocal: Stuart Foster) - 1945 Frankie Carle & His Orch. - 1945 Kay Starr & Barney Bigard - 1945 Barbara Carroll - 1957 Connie Stevens - 1958 Bess Bonnier - 1958 Barbara Long - 1961 Tony Bennett - 1966 Buddy Rich Big Band - 1966 Betty Carter - 1979 Ranee Lee - 1994 Maggie Galloway - 1995 Kathy Troccoli - 1999 Barbara Cook - 2001 Also recorded by: Frank Sinatra; Bobby Scott; Johnny Desmond; Dave Brubeck; Lou Levy; Ray Kennedy; Leslie Uggams; Ron Goodwin; The Hi-Los; Glenn Miller; Dick Haymes; Carol Burnett; Eddie Cano. With her high starched collar and her high topped shoes And her hair piled high upon her head She went to find a jolly hour on the trolley And she found my heart instead With my light brown derby and my bright green tie I was quite the lonesomest of men I started to yen so I counted to ten Then I counted to ten again Clang, clang, clang went the trolley Ding, ding, ding went the bell Zing, zing, zing went my heart strings For the moment I saw her I fell Chug, chug, chug went the motor Thump, thump, thump went the brake Thump, thump, thump went my heart strings When she smiled I could feel the car shake I tipped my hat, I took a seat I said I hoped I hadn't stepped upon her feet "Say, what's your name?", I lost my breath She looked so lovely that it scared me half to death Oh, buzz, buzz, buzz went the buzzer Pop, pop, pop went the wheels Stop, stop, stop went my heart strings As she started to go then I started to know how it feels When the universe reels I tipped my hat, I took a seat I said I hoped I hadn't stepped upon her feet I asked her name, then lost my breath She looked so lovely that it scared me half to death Oh, buzz, buzz, buzz went the buzzer Pop, pop, pop went the wheels Stop, stop, stop went my heart strings As she started to leave I took hold of her sleeve with my hand And as if it were planned She stayed on with me and it was grand just to stand With her hand holding mine to the end of the line End of the line The end of the line

    


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