"Save The Last Dance For Me" as written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman....
You can dance
Every dance with the guy who gives you the eyeet him hold you tight
You can smile
Every smile for the man who held your hand 'neath the pale moonlight

But don't forget who's taking you home
And in whose arms you're gonna be
So darlin'
Save the last dance for me, hmm

Oh, I know (oh, I know)
That the music's fine like sparkling wine go and have your fun (yes, I know)
Laugh and sing (oh, I know)
But while we're apart don't give your heart to anyone (yes, I know)

But don't forget who's taking you home
And in whose arms you're gonna be
So darlin'
Save the last dance for me, hmm

Baby, don't you know I love you so?
Can't you feel it when we touch?
I will never, never let you go
I love you, oh-so much

You can dance (you can dance)
Go and carry on till the night is gone and it's time to go (you can dance)
If he asks (you can dance)
If you're all alone, an he take you home, you must tell him no (you can dance)

'Cause don't forget who's taking you home
And in whose arm's you're gonna be
So darlin'
Save the last dance for me

'Cause don't forget who's taking you home
And in whose arm's you're gonna be
So darlin'
Save the last dance for me, hmm

Save the last dance for me, mmm-hmm
Save the last dance for me
Mmm-hmm, save


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"Save the Last Dance for Me" as written by Mort Shuman Doc Pomus

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    General CommentThe song is based on the personal experience of Doc Pomus (the songwriter), who had polio and used crutches/wheelchair to get around and could not dance. His wife, however, was a Broadway actress and dancer. The song gives his perspective of plaintively telling his wife to have fun dancing, but reminds her who will be taking her home and "in whose arms you're gonna be."
    ltros2002on December 08, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, it's so simple and lovely. Michael Buble's version is pretty good, but this one is top notch.
    Flutter49on March 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song was in queer as folk :D i love brian and justin!!!!!!
    sydneybean220on January 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMichael Buble's is boring and dry. This has so much more feeling and the strings are beautiful
    lukewagoneeron July 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI want to come out exactly like how Justin did with Brian. That is my romantic fantasy. I really hope it comes true. :D <3
    YubYub247on November 18, 2011   Link

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