Trolley Song Lyrics

Judy Garland


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane
album: Track 7 in album As She Was
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length: 1:28

Cover Art

Judy Garland As She Was cover art
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With my high starched-collar and my high-topped shoes
And my hair piled high upon my head,
I went to lose a jolly hour on the trolley
And lost my heart instead.
With his light brown derby and his bright green tie,
He was quite the handsomest of men.
I started to yen so I counted to ten
Then I counted to ten again.

Clang, clang, clang went the trolley,
Ding, ding, ding went the bell,
Zing, zing, zing went my heart strings,
From the moment I saw him I fell.
Chug, chug, chug went the motor,
Bump, bump, bump went the brake,
Thump, thump, thump went my heart strings,
When he smiled I could feel the car shake.
He tipped his hat, and took a seat.
He said he hoped he hadn't stepped upon my feet.
He asked my name, I held my breath.
I couldn't speak because he scared me half to death.

Chug, chug, chug went the motor,
Pop, pop, pop went the wheels,
Stop, stop, stop went my heart strings,
As he started to go then I started to know how it feels,
When the universe reels.

The day was bright, the air was sweet,
The smell of honeysuckle charmed you off your feet.
You tried to sing, but couldn't squeak,
In fact you loved him so you couldn't even speak.

Buzz, buzz, buzz went the buzzer,
Plop, plop, plop went the wheels,
Stop, stop, stop went my heart strings,
As he started to leave,
I took hold of his sleeve with my hand,
And as if it were planned,
He stayed on with me and it was grand just to stand
With his hand holding mine to the end of the line.


Track Listing

  • 1 Just in Time
  • 2 When You're Smiling
  • 3 When You're Smiling, Part II
  • 4 The Man That Got Away
  • 5 I Can't Give You Anything but Love
  • 6 You Made Me Love You
  • 7 Trolley Song
  • 8 Rock a Bye
  • 9 Swanee
  • 10 San Francisco
  • 11 I Happen to Like New York
  • 12 Through the Years
  • 13 Almost Like Being in Love / This Can't Be Love
  • 14 By Myself
  • 15 Smile
  • 16 As Long as He Needs Me
  • 17 Old Man River