Solitaire Lyrics

Nina Simone


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Renee Borek, King Guion, Carl Nutter
album: No. 12 track in album The Amazing Nina Simone
release date: 1959
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length: 3:28
arranger: Robert Mersey
piano: Nina Simone
producer: Hecky Krasnow
vocal: Nina Simone

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Since you've gone I spend each lonely night,
Dealing out the cards from left to right,
And the King of Hearts is there to remind me
That I'm all alone playing solitaire.

Love was just another game for two,
I see now that's all it meant to you,
And my heart got lost somewhere in the shuffle,
So I'm all alone playing solitaire

In each romance there's an element of chance,
A gamble to win or to lose,
You play to win, then you find you're playing in a game with no rules,
Just made for fools.
Now, the Joker has a laugh on me,
'Cause I played my hand so carelessly,
And until you wanna share that old feeling,
I'll be dealing time away with solitaire.

And until you want to share that old feeling,
I'll be dealing time away, dealing time away with solitaire.

Track Listing

  • 1 Blue Prelude
  • 2 Children Go Where I Send You
  • 3 Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More)
  • 4 Stompin' at the Savoy
  • 5 It Might as Well Be Spring
  • 6 You've Been Gone Too Long
  • 7 That's Him Over There
  • 8 Chilly Winds Don't Blow
  • 9 Theme From 'Middle of the Night'
  • 10 Can't Get Out of This Mood
  • 11 Willow Weep for Me
  • 12 Solitaire