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Vaughn Monroe – The Things We Did Last Summer lyrics

The Things We Did Last Summer

- Artist: Shelly Fabares as sung on "The Best Of Shelley Fabares"
Rhino R2 71651
- peak Billboard position # 46 in 1962
- previously charted in 1946 by Jo Stafford (#10) and Vaughn Monroe (# 13)
- Words and Music by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne

(doddy dum dum) (dah-dah-dah-dah-dum)
(doddy dum dum) (dah-dah-dah-dah-dum-dum)

The boat rides we would take
The moonlight on the lake
The way we danced (do the twist) and hummed our favorite song
(Loco-motion, do the loco-motion)
The things we did last summer
I'll remember (I'll remember) all winter long

The midways and the fun
The kewpie dolls we won
The bell you rang (at Palisades Park) to prove that you were strong
(The bell you rang to prove you were strong)
The things we did last summer
I'll remember (I'll remember) all winter long

The early morning hike
The rented tandem bike
The lunches that we used to pack
We never could explain
That sudden summer rain
The looks we got when we got back

The leaves began to fade
Like promises we made
How could a love that seemed so right go wrong?
(How could a love go so wrong?)
The things we did last summer
I'll remember (I'll remember, oh yes) all winter long

(doddy dum dum) (dah-dah-dah-dah-dum)
(doddy dum dum) (dah-dah-dah-dah-dum)
(doddy dum dum) (dah-dah-dah-dah-dum)
(doddy dum dum) (dah-dah-dah-dah-dum)


Transcribed by Robin Hood

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