The loveliness of Paris seems somehow sadly gray
The glory that was Rome is of another day
I've been terribly alone and forgotten in Manhattan
I'm going home to my city by the Bay

I left my heart in San Francisco
High on a hill, it calls to me
To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars
The morning fog may chill the air, I don't care

My love waits there in San Francisco
Above the blue and windy sea
When I come home to you, San Francisco
Your golden sun will shine for me

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I Left My Heart in San Francisco Lyrics as written by George Cory Douglas Cross

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    General Comment
    My theme song!! I have to find a T-shirt that says this, but not the corny, cheap looking ones they sell in the gift shops. I miss my city by the Bay :'(
    sfgirl82on November 29, 2004   Link
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    General Comment
    A postcard to one of the world's great cities.
    Smokleron May 06, 2008   Link

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