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Tonight Carmen / Gardenias In Her Hair
Columbia 33122
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Tonight Carmen / Gardenias In Her Hair
Columbia 33122

ID: 18074
   Side A  
   Side B  

TypePatter (two instrumentals)
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Grid list of Columbia recordings
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Media45 rpm vinyl
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Cue Sheet side A


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Tonight Carmen

Carmen, Carmen, Carmen

Tonight I am aching, my body is shaking
Tonight Carmen's coming back home
Tonight there'll be no room for tears in my bedroom
Tonight Carmen's coming back home
Tonight as I stand here I notice my hand here
Is trembling as never before
My feelings I can't hide, resistance has all died
My pride will rush outside
The moment she walks through the door

The lips that have kissed her, that's loved her and missed her
Are lips that have cursed her at night
In anguish and torment I've cursed as the night went
From darkness till dawn's golden light
I've thought of just taking these two hands and breaking
The body I'm waiting to touch
I find while I'm waiting, there's no time for hating
While anticipating
The woman I've wanted so much

I've placed pretty flowers to brighten the hours
I've put brand new sheets on the bed
I'm nervous, I'm trembling, recalling, remembering
The way that she tosses her head
I've given much thought to the fact that I ought to
Have more control over my life
How can I fight it, how can I deny it,
There's no way to hide it
The love that I have for my wife

Carmen, Carmen, Carmen

Lyrics by Marty Robbins.

The Girl With Gardenias In Her Hair

One starry night
In a little town in Old Mexico
I found my love
Down by the sea, where soft trade winds blow
She came in the night
With perfume that sweetened the air
And I lost my heart
To the girl with gardenias in her hair

I glanced her way
She smiled and my heart started to sing
She came into my arms
And the night became a sweet, magic thing
When I held her close
I knew I'd follow her anywhere
And I lost my heart
To the girl with gardenias in her hair

We shared thru the night
Our love until the first light of dawn
Then one last kiss
And like a whisper on the wind, she was gone

I go each night
To the places where she once spoke my name
Some call me fool
They say I'm chasing only a dream
But I know, one day
I'll turn and suddenly, she'll be there
And I'll spend my life
With the girl with gardenias in her hair

Lyrics by Joy Byers and Bob Tubert.
Recorded by Marty Robbins.


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