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This is the story of Lili Marlene
Doo, doo, doo doo, doo

Would you like to hear the story
Of a girl that many soldiers know?
It's a tale of love in all its glory
They tell when the lights are soft an' low

Underneath the lamp post by the brigades
Standing all alone every night you'll see her wait
She waits for a boy who marched away
And though he's gone, she hears him say

"Oh promise you'll be true
Fare thee well, Lili Marlene
'Till I return to you
Fare thee well, Lili Marlene"

This is the story of Lili Marlene

With a kiss she gave her promise
To be constant as the stars above
Every soldier knows she's kept her promise
And she has been faithful to her love

Underneath the lamp post by the brigade
Standing all alone every night you'll see her wait
For this is the place a vow was made
And breezes sing her serenade

"Oh promise you'll be true
Fare thee well, Lili Marlene
'Till I return to you
Fare thee well, Lili Marlene"

This is the story of Lili Marlene
Though wee stems have an ending
No one knows just what the end will be
But tonight when twilight is descending
If you'll come along, here's what you'll see

Underneath the lamp post by the brigade
Standing all alone every night you'll see her wait
And as they go marching to the fray
The soldiers all salute and say

"We'll tell him you've been true
Fare thee well, Lili Marlene
'Till he returns to you
Fare thee well, Lili Marlene"



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