Begin The Beguine Song Lyrics

Cole Porter


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Carlos Renno, Cole Porter
album: Track 5 in album A Night at the Pops
release date: 1993
popularity : 115 users have visited this page.
length: 3:53
composer: Cole Porter
lyricist: Cole Porter

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

Cover Art

Cole Porter A Night at the Pops cover art


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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.

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.

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.


Track Listing

  • 1 Candide Overture
  • 2 I Got Rhythm
  • 3 Cheek to Cheek
  • 4 Darktown Strutters' Ball
  • 5 Begin the Beguine
  • 6 Serenata
  • 7 Syncopated Clock
  • 8 Bugler's Holiday
  • 9 Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
  • 10 They're Playing Our Song