Lonely Town
On The Town, (1944)
Betty Comden/Adolph Green (w), Leonard Bernstein (m)
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Lonely Town
Betty Comden (w), Adolph Green (w), Leonard Bernstein (m)
On The Town, 1944
New York, New York
Or a village in I-o-way;
The only difference is the name.
If you're along
Whether on Main Street or Broadway,
If you're alone
They both are the same.
A town's a lonely town
When you pass through,
And there is no one waiting there for you,
Then it's a lonely town;
You wander up and down,
The crowds rush by;
A million faces pass before your eye;
Still it's a lonely town
Unless there's love,
A love that's shining like a harbor light,
You're lost in the night,
Unless there's love
The world's an empty place,
And ev'ry town's a lonely town.
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02/06/1945Mary Martin / CamarataDecca2339572729
1944On The Townstagestage originalintroduced
1949On The Townfilmfilm adaptationreused
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