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While lookin' through my jewelry drawer
Beneath some papers there I saw
An address book I'd kept throughout the years
It listed all the girls on it friends
My list sure has grown
Each name brings back the laughter and the tears.

There were girls that I'd romance with
Hirls that I had dance with
Some whose face that I just can't recall
There were girls I kissed and lied to
Some I couldn't though I tried to
The name of the game was love and I played it with them all.

There was Mary, Martha, Diana, Eva, Josie,
Hannah, Anna, Sally, Beth and Rosie
Bonnie, Connie, Susan and Cindy
You get Claudette, Emma and Mindy.
Janettm Ginam Ingrid or a Bessie
Florance, Fanny surely were fantasy.

Francie, Nora, Alice even Dolly, Gertie, Gretchen, Carmelita and Molly
Girls of every nation each one a new temptation
They were great, I sure had a ball
They were girls that I had courted
Girls whose marriage plans I hoarded
The name of the game was love and I played it with them all.

There was Betty, Ann, Carol and Yuanita
Cora, Dora, Grace and Rosilita
Mory, Margie, Lisa, Katie,
Dottie, Lottie, Lynn and a Sadie
Henrietta, Mabel, Jane and a Alice
Daisy, Maizie, Mona and Cecilia.
Lois, Liza, Laura and Leona
Vida, Vee, Louisa and Ramona

Penny, Janice, Silvia, Elmira, Etta
Gretta, Louise or Mira
Merle and Perle and Leorial and Denise
Dorism, Pictam, Julia and Amy
Frances, Flora, don'tie even Trudy
Barbara, Ethel, Ellen is a beauty

Katie, Camden and Athenalina
Georgia, Clara, Alba and Ema
Iris, Elise, Dorothy and Hilda
Olga, Donna, Lulu Bella, Gilda
Eunice, Phoebe, Ida, and a Eda
And I loved them all.

And I loved them all...



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