Track Title:               Thanks For The Memory

Album Title:               Great Entertainers, disc 4
Prime Artist:              Bob Hope
Vocal:                     Shirley Ross

Written by:                Leo Robin
Written by:                Ralph Rainger
From the Film:             Big Broadcast of 1938  1938 (M)
Lyrics:
Thanks for the memory
Of things I can't forget, journeys on a jet
Our wond'rous week in Martinique and Vegas and roulette
How lucky I was

And thanks for the memory
Of summers by the sea, dawn in Waikiki
We had a pad in London but we didn't stop for tea
How cozy it was

        Now since our breakup I wake up
        Alone on a gray morning-after
        I long for the sound of your laughter
        And then I see  the laugh's on me

But, thanks for the memory
Of every touch a thrill, I've been through the mill
I've lived a lot and learned a lot, you loved me not and still
I miss you so much

Thanks for the memory
Of how we used to jog even in a fog
That barbecue in Malibu, away from all the smog
How rainy it was

Thanks for the memory
Of letters I destroyed, books that we enjoyed
Tonight the way things look, I need a book by Sigmund Freud
How brainy he was

        Gone are those evenings on Broadway
        Together we'd go to a great show
        But now I begin with the Late Show
        And wish that you  were watching, too

I know it's a fallacy
That grown men never cry, baby, that's a lie
We had our bed of roses, but forgot that roses die
And thank you  so much


Transcribed by Ron Hontz

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