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A NIGHTINGALE SANG IN BERKELEY SQUARE (Eric Maschwitz / Manning Sherwin) Recorded by: Richard Rodney Bennett; Tony Bennett; Brook Benton; Acker Bilk; Boston Pops Orch.; Elsie Carlisle; Rosemary Clooney; Nat King Cole; Harry Connick Jr.; Bing Crosby; Bob Crosby; Bobby Darin; Blossom Dearie; Richard Digance; Stan Getz; Stephane Grappelli; Ted Heath; The Hi-Lo's; Hutch; Bert Kaempfert; Vera Lynn; Manhattan Transfer; Carmen McRae; Sir Yehudi Menuhin; Glenn Miller; Jaye P. Morgan; Ray Noble; Anita O'Day; Pasadena Roof Orch.; George Shearing; Anne Shelton; Frank Sinatra; Kate Smith; Dakota Staton; Rod Stewart; Mel Tormé; ..... and many more. That certain night The night we met There was magic abroad in the air There were angels dining at the Ritz And a nightingale sang in Berkeley square I may be right I may be wrong But I'm perfectly willing to swear That when you turned and smiled at me A nightingale sang in Berkeley square The moon that lingered over London town Poor puzzled moon he wore a frown How could he know we two were so in love The whole damned world seemed upside down The streets of town were paved with stars It was such a romantic affair And as we kissed and said goodnight A nightingale sang in Berekeley square How strange it was How sweet and strange There was never a dream to compare To those hazy crazy nights we met And a nightingale sang in Berkeley square Ah this heart of mine Loud and fast Like a merry-go-round in a fair We would dance cheek to cheek And a nightingale sang in Berkeley square The dawn came stealing up All gold and blue To interrupt our rendez-vous I still remember how you smiled and said Was that a dream or was it true? Our homeward step was just as light As the dancing feet of astaire And like an echo far away And a nightingale sang in Berkeley square And a nightingale sang in Berkeley square That night in Berkeley square. (Contributed by Andy & Mogg - April 2004)


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