The Trolley Song - Tony Bennett

With her high-starched collar and her high-top shoes,
And her hair piled high upon her head,
She went to lose a jolly hour on the trolley and found my heart instead.
With my light brown derby and my bright green tie,
I was quite the handsomest of men,
I started to yen so I counted to ten
Then I counted to ten again.

Clang, clang, clang went the trolley,
Ding, ding, ding, ding went the bell,
Zing, zing, zing went my heartstrings,
From the moment I saw her I fell.

Chug, chug, chug went the motor,
Bump, bump, bump went the break,
Thump, thump, thump went my heartstrings,
When he smiled I could feel the car shake.

I tipped my hat and took a seat,
I said I hoped I hadn't stepped upon her feet.
I asked her name, then lost my breath,
She looked so lovely that it scared me half to death.

Buzz, buzz, buzz went the buzzer,
Flop, flop, flop went the wheels,
Stop, stop, stop went my heartstrings,
As she started to go then I started to know
How it feels,
When the universe reels.

Stop, stop, stop went my heartstrings,
As he started to leave,
I took hold of his sleeve with my hand,
And as if it were planned.

She stayed on with me
And it was grand just to stand
With her hand holding mine
To the end of the line.

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