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Long Long Ago

Song performed by: Leslie Beukelman (vocals) and Tara Dirst (piano). Recording engineer: Matt Dotson.
Tell me the tales that to me were so dear,
Long, long ago, long, long ago;
Sing me the songs I delighted to hear
Long, long ago, long, long ago.
Now you are come all my grief is remov'd,
Let me forget that so long you have rov'd;
Let me believe that you love as you lov'd,
Long, long ago, long ago.

Do you remember the path where we met,
Long, long ago, long, long ago.
Ah yes, you told me you ne'er would forget,
Long, long ago, long ago.
Then to all other's my smile you prefer'd,
Love when you spake gave a charm to each word;
Still my heart treasures the praises I heard,
Long, long ago, long ago.

Though by your kindness my fond hopes were rais'd,
Long, long ago, long, long ago;
You by more eloquent lips have been prais'd,
Long, long ago, long ago.
But by long absence your truth has been tried,
Still to your accents I listen with pride,
Blest as I was when I sat by your side,
Long, long ago, long ago.