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Nancy McCallion: Lyrics

Dancing Days

Dancing Days

by Nancy McCallion

 

You went away a year ago today

It's Christmas and the sky is turning grey

And like the snow that's falling to the ground

You melt away without a sound

 

The neighbor's house is wrapped in Christmas lights

On TV it's a wonderful life

I see you swaying through the frosty glass

With the shades of Christmas past

 

I'm sorry playmate I cannot dance with you

My dancing days are through

Forgive me playmate I know we had some fun

Those days are over now

 

Soon we will be ringing in the year

We'll fill the square with revelry and cheer

I'll lift my glass and belt out Auld Lang Sign

And think about the days when you were mine

 

I'm sorry playmate I cannot dance with you

My dancing days are through

Forgive me playmate I know we had some fun

Those days are over now

Ain't got no rain barrel

Ain't got no cellar door

But we'll be jolly friends

Ain't got no rain barrel

Ain't got no cellar door

But we'll be jolly friends

Forevermore

 

From Dancing Days by Nancy McCallion and The Scarlet Lettermen