Les Paul and His Trio Begin The Beguine cover

Begin The Beguine
by Les Paul and His Trio
Lyrics and Meaning


Released
June 12, 2009
Genre
Pop
Ratings

Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
When they begin the beguine
It brings back the sound of music so tender
It brings back a night of tropical splendor
It brings back a memory ever green
Verse 2
I'm with you once more under the stars
And down by the shore an orchestra's playing
And even the palms seem to be swaying
When they begin the beguine
Verse 3
To live it again is past all endeavor
Except when that tune clutches my heart
And there we are, swearing to love forever
And promising never, never to part
Verse 4
What moments divine, what rapture serene
Till clouds came along to disperse the joys we had tasted
And now when I hear people curse the chance that was wasted
I know but too well what they mean
Verse 5
So don't let them begin the beguine
Let the love that was once a fire remain an ember
Let it sleep like the dead desire I only remember
When they begin the beguine
Verse 6
Oh yes, let them begin the beguine, please make them play
Till the stars that were there before return above you
Till you whisper to me once more, "Darling, I love you"
Then we suddenly know what heaven we're in
When they begin the, begin the, begin the beguine
Verse 7
When they begin the, begin the, begin the beguine
When they begin the beguine

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