To A Sleeping Beauty Lyrics

Jimmy Dean

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jackie Gleason, Larry Markes
album: Track 10 in album Big Bad John and Other Fabulous Songs and Tales
release date: 1961-12
popularity : 152 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 5:16

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Jimmy Dean Big Bad John and Other Fabulous Songs and Tales cover art

Lyrics

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Dear daughter, I tiptoed in your room tonight and I looked down at
You smilin' in your sleep. You were so lovely my heart nearly broke;
And I thought how much like Sleeping Beauty a little girl is. When I
Tuck you in at night I never know how old you'll be when you wake. One
Evening you crawl on your dad's lap and throw your arms around his neck,
The next morning you might be much too grown up for that sort of thing.

You're so quickly approaching the awkward age, too young to drive the
Car and yet too old to be carried in the house half asleep on daddy's
Shoulder. I have a secret that I've never told you, Sleeping Beauty,
You're going on a very exciting trip. You'll travel from yesterday all
The way to tomorrow. It's a rapid journey and you'll travel light,
Leaving behind you measles, mumps, freckles, bumps, bubble gum and me.

I promise not to feel too hurt when you discover that the world is more

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Big Bad John
  • 2 Smoke, Smoke That Cigarette
  • 3 Sixteen Tons
  • 4 Make the Waterwheel Roll
  • 5 Gotta Travel On
  • 6 Oklahoma Bill
  • 7 Night Train to Memphis
  • 8 Grasshopper Macclain
  • 9 I Won't Go Huntin' With You Jake (But I'll Go Chasin' Wimmin)
  • 10 To a Sleeping Beauty