Once Upon a Summertime Lyrics

Blossom Dearie


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing
writers: Eddie Barclay, Eddy Marnay, J. Mercer, Michel Jean Legrand
album: Track 8 in album Once Upon a Summertime
release date: 1959
popularity : 18 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz
styles: Swing/Contemporary Jazz
length: 2:46
producer: Norman Granz
engineer: Tommy Nola
composer: Michel Legrand, Eddie Barclay
translator: Johnny Mercer
lyricist: Eddy Marnay

Album Information

label: Verve
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Blossom Dearie Once Upon a Summertime cover art


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Once upon a summertime, if you recall
We stopped beside a little flower stall
A bunch of bright forget-me-nots
Was all I'd ever let you buy me

Once upon a summertime just like today
We laughed the happy afternoon away
And stole a kiss at every street cafe

You were sweeter than the blossoms on the tree
I was as proud as any girl could be
As if the mayor had offered me the key
To Paris

Now another winter time has come and gone


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Tea for Two
  • 2 Surrey With the Fringe on Top
  • 3 Moonlight Saving Time
  • 4 It Amazes Me
  • 5 If I Were a Bell
  • 6 We're Together
  • 7 Teach Me Tonight
  • 8 Once Upon a Summertime
  • 9 Down With Love
  • 10 Manhattan
  • 11 Doop-Doo-De-Doop (A Doodlin' Song)
  • 12 Our Love Is Here to Stay