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Memories of You

Lyrics:Andy Razaf
Music:Eubie Blake

The song was publishe 1930.

The song was introduced by singer Minto Cato in the Broadway show
Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930.
A 1930 version recorded by Louis Armstrong featuring
Lionel Hampton is the first known use of the vibraphone in popular music.

A version of the song recorded by The Four Coins from the biopic
The Benny Goodman Story reached #22 on the Billboard magazine
chart in 1955.
Robert Wyatt's version appears on his single "Shipbuilding",
released in 1982, and was reissued on the CD Mid-Eighties (1993).

Why can't I forget like I should?
Heaven knows I would if I could.
But I just can't keep you off my mind.
Though you're gone, I have to explain,
All around me you still remain.
Wonder why fate should be so unkind?

Waking skies at sunrise
Every sunset, too,
Seems to be bringing me
Memories of you.

Now Honey, Here and there, everywhere
Scenes that we once knew
And they all just recall
Memories of you.

How I wish I could forget those happy yesteryears
That have left a rosary of tears.

Your face beams in my dreams,
Spite of all I do
Everything seems to bring
Memories of you.

Rosemary Clooney(Memories of You)
Rosemary Clooney

The Ink Spots(Memories of You)
The Ink Spots

Rita Reys(Memories of You)
Rita Reys

Louis Armstrong(Memories of You) 
Louis Armstrong

Frank Sinatra(Memories of You) 
Frank Sinatra

Rosemary Clooney & Benny Goodman

The Ink Spots

Rita Reys

Louis Armstrong

Frank Sinatra

Bette Midler

Ethel Waters

"When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone in the air.
You can never capture it again. "

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