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Lyrics:

"They Can't Take That Away From Me"

music by George Gershwin and lyrics by Ira Gershwin

 [Our romance won't end on a sorrowful note
Though by the morrow, you're gone.
The song is ended, but as the song-writer wrote,
The melody lingers on.

They may take you from me.
I'll miss your fond caress.
But though they take you from me
I'll still possess...]

(intro used in SHALL WE DANCE (1937) but not in THE BARKLEYS OF BROADWAY (1949))

The way you wear your hat.
The way you sip your tea.
The memory of all that
Oh, no. They can't take that away from me.

The way your smile just beams.
The way you sing off-key.
The way you haunt my dreams.
No, no. They can't take that away from me.

We may never, never meet again
On the bumpy road to love.
But I'll always, always keep
The memory of...

The way you hold your knife.
The way we danced till three.
The way you changed my life.
No, no. They can't take that away from me.
No, they can't take that away from me.

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