The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold.... I see your lips, the summer kisses The sunburned hands, I used to hold Since you went away, the days grow long And soon I'll hear ol' winter's song. But I miss you most of all my darling, When autumn leaves start to fall.

— Johnny Mercer

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Fools rush in, where wise men never go, But wise men never fall in love, so how are they to know?

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Day in, day out. That same old voodoo follows me about.

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That old black magic has me in its spell, That old black magic that you weave so well; Icy fingers up and down my spine, The same old witchcraft when your eyes meet mine.

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Once upon a time the world was sweeter than we knew.

Everything was ours; how happy we were then, but then once upon a time never comes again.

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You got to ac-cent-tchu-ate the positiveE-lim-i-nate the negativeAnd latch on to the affirmative.Don't mess with mister inbetween.

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When the sweet talkin's done, a man is a two face, a worrisome thing who'll leave you to sing the blues in the night.

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I'm a cowboy who never saw a cow.

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There's a long goodbye,and it happens every day,when a passerbyinvites your eyeto come away.Even as you smile a quick helloyou let her go,you let the moment fly...Too late you turn your head,you know you've saidthe Long Goodbye.

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Skylark,Have you seen a valley green with SpringWhere my heart can go a-journeying,Over the shadows in the rainTo a blossom covered lane?And in your lonely flight,Haven't you heard the music in the night,Wonderful music,Faint as a will-o-the-wisp,Crazy as a loon,Sad as a gypsy serenading the moon.

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Don't mess with Mister Inbetween.

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Too marvelous for words.

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Come rain or come shine.

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About Johnny Mercer

Quotes 29 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

I know all the songs that the cowboys know'bout the big corral where the doggies go,'Cause I learned them all on the radio.Yippie yi yo kayah

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Skylark Have you anything to say to me? Won't you tell me where my love can be?

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So you met someone who set you back on your heels - goody, goodyYou met someone and now you know how it feels - goody, goody

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The days of wine and roses laugh and run away like a child at playThrough the meadow land toward a closing doorA door marked "nevermore" that wasn't there before

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It takes more talent to write music, but it takes more courage to write lyrics.

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Hooray for Hollywood.

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When my life is throughAnd the angels ask me to recallThe thrill of them allThen I shall tell themI remember you

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You must have been a beautiful baby, 'Cos baby just look at you now.

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You must write for the waste basket.

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From Natchez to Mobile, from Memphis to St.

Joe, wherever the four winds blowI been in some big towns an' heard me some big talk, but there is one thing I knowA woman's a two-face, a worrisome thing who'll leave ya to sing the blues in the night.

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Things never are as bad as they seem.

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She's nobody's fool so I'm playing it cool as can be.

I'll give it a whirl but I ain't for no girl catching me.

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I remember too, a distant bell...and stars that fell...like the rainout of the blue.

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We're drinking my friend, To the end of a brief episode, Make it one for my baby, And one more for the road.

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Arthur Murray taught me dancing in a hurry.

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Days of wine and roses laugh and run away, like a child at play.

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