Dearest Esmeralda Lyrics

John Denver

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publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Bill Danoff
album: Track 8 in album I Want to Live
release date: 1977-11
popularity : 13 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country/Soft Rock
length: 3:32

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

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John Denver I Want to Live cover art

Lyrics

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Dearest Esmeralda, in another age
Antiques would be modern, we would be the rage
Silk would be in fashion, we would dress in lace
Love would be the passion and the saving grace

I slept one rainy night with you in Paris
Made up for a thousand wasted years
Dearest Esmeralda, you are magic
I close my eyes and you make love appear

Dancing in the shimmer of a crystal chandelier
Shadows singing so low only we could hear
Moving to the glimmer, shaking to the storm
Outside it was raging, but inside it was warm

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Track Listing

  • 1 How Can I Leave You Again?
  • 2 Tradewinds
  • 3 Bet on the Blues
  • 4 It Amazes Me
  • 5 To the Wild Country
  • 6 Ripplin' Waters
  • 7 Thirsty Boots
  • 8 Dearest Esmeralda
  • 9 Singing Skies and Dancing Waters
  • 10 I Want to Live
  • 11 Druthers