South Street Waltz (Mark Cohen) 1. Do you remember, nineteen-nineteen I was an immigrant, you were my dream Warm summer evenings, ice cream and stars Riding down South Street on noisy streetcars The years turned around us, the children, the war I was a dress-cutter, you worked the store And Sundays on South Street, we'd go for tea Then I'd take you dancing with me CHORUS : Come and we'll dance again Try to remember when You'd sing me a song, silver and strong Made of the morning light Dance for the days we've known Dance for a love full grown Let yourself glide, I'm here by your side We're dancing tonight 2. Foxtrots and waltzes, we knew them all Gliding so lightly as songs filled the hall You grew more lovely, as years went by Sundays on South Street, my sweetheart and I One day I noticed, something was wrong You had forgotten our favorite song Then you remembered, and brushed it aside But I saw the fear in your eyes ( CHORUS ) 3. Things seemed to crumble from that time on Each day a part of you fading or gone Now we're still together, but you've slipped away And South Street's a memory, empty and gray Yet through the darkness, one light remains Something to hold against all of the pain Music still moves you, sets you aglow Dancing is all that you know ( CHORUS ) 4. Sweetheart, it's Sunday, though you don't know And I've brought you roses tied up with a bow Lovely and graceful, just like your face A delicate beauty that time can't erase I'll put on a record, a Glenn Miller tune Here, let me hold you, let's see if there's room Your body remembers, your smile's just the same We're dancing on South Street again ( CHORUS ) Copyright Mark Cohen 1986 MC
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