Spanish is the loving tongue
Soft as music, light as spray
'Twas a girl I learned it from
Living down Sonora way

I don't look much like a lover
Still I hear her soft words over
Mostly when I'm all alone
Mi amor, mi corazon

On the nights that I would ride
She would listen for my spurs
Throw that big door open wide
Raise those laughin' eyes of hers

Oh how those hours would go a flyin'
All too soon I would hear her sighin'
In a sweet and quiet tone
Mi amor, mi corazon

Haven't seen, haven't seen her since that night
I cn't cross, can't cross the line you know
They want me for the gamblin' fight
Like as not, it's better so

Still I've always kind of missed her
Since that last sad night I kissed her
Broke her heart, left my own
Adios, mi corazon


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    General CommentFrom Wikipedia:
    "Spanish is the Loving Tongue" is a song based on the poem "A Border Affair" written by Charles Badger Clark in 1907. Clark was a cowboy poet who lived throughout the American West, and was named the Poet Laureate of South Dakota in 1930. The poem was set to music in 1925 by Billy Simon. Over the years, the song was recorded by many top recording artists, including Ian and Sylvia, Bob Dylan, Marianne Faithful, Emmylou Harris, and Michael Martin Murphey.
    RonLeeon September 17, 2012   Link

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