Geisha Girl    (1957)

Have you ever heard a love song that you didn't understand
Were you ever in a tea house, on the island of Japan
And have you ever traveled over many thousand miles
To see a pretty geisha girl, dressed in oriental style

They've read it in the tea leaves, and it's written in the sand
I found love by the heartful, in a foreign, distant land
Tell the home folks that I'm happy with someone who's true I know
I love a pretty geisha girl where the ocean breezes blow

I have stood and watched the sunrise, by the waters of the sea
And wondered how much beauty in this whole world can there be
My dreams are all worth dreamin', and it makes my life worth while
To see a pretty geisha girl, dressed in oriental style

They've read it in the tea leaves, and it's written in the sand
I found love by the heartful, in a foreign, distant land
Tell the home folks that I'm happy with someone who's true I know
I love a pretty geisha girl where the ocean breezes I have blow

Lyrics by Lawton Williams.
Recorded by Hank Locklin.


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