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A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Eric Maschwitz / Manning Sherwin // 1939

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 londontown
Poor puzzled moon, he wore a frown
How could he know that we two were so in love?
The whole darn 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 berkeley square

When 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 of fred astaire
And like an echo far away
A nightingale sang in berkeley square