Before you left your garrison
you'd had a drink, maybe two
You don't remember Paris, hon
but it remembers you
It's true, we flew to Paris, dear
aboard an Army jet
the night you can't remember
the night I can't forget
You said I was terrific, it
meant zilch to you, ah, but I
have our marriage certificate
'n I'll keep it till I die
You were an Army officer
and I just a Rockette
the night you can't remember
the night I can't forget
No rose conveyed your sentiments
not even a petunia
but you've got vague presentiments
and I've got little Junior
You said, Nobody loves me
and I said, wanna bet?
the night you can't remember
the night I can't forget


Lyrics submitted by Anne Arbour

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  • +1
    General Commenta dancer used and tossed aside by a man in uniform! she remembers it well, as she's got a child and certificate to prove it, but it's become nothing but a memory of wartime fling for the guy, wherever he may be.

    this song has some of my favorite lines ever:

    you said "nobody loves me,"
    and I said "wanna bet?"
    the night you can't remember
    the night I can't forget

    it gets old always being the person who remembers, while everyone else forgets.
    delialon October 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentah, love.
    likeahawkon November 02, 2004   Link

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