Annie's Song Album

Artist(s): Roger Whittaker

Tracklist

Annie's Song

length: 3:12

You fill up my senses like a night in a forest,
Like the mountains in springtime,
Like a walk in the rain, like a storm in the desert,
Like a sleepy blue ocean.
You fill up my senses, come fill me again.

Come let me love you, let me give my life to you,
Let me drown in your laughter, let me die in your arms.
Let me lay down beside you, let me always be with you.
Come, let me love you, come love me again.

You fill up my senses like a night in a forest,
Like the mountains in spring-time,
Like a walk in the rain, like a storm in the desert,
Like a sleepy blue ocean.
You fill up my senses, come fill me again.
Come let me love you, let me give my life to you,
Let me drown in your laughter, let me die in your arms.
Like a storm in the desert, like a sleepy blue ocean.
Come let me love you, come love me again.

Vaya Con Dios

length: 2:58
vocal: Roger Whittaker
writer: Buddy Pepper, Inez James, Larry Russell
Vaya con dios, my darling
Vaya con dios, vaya con dios, my love

Now the hacienda is so dark
The town is sleeping
Now the time has come to part
The time for weeping

Vaya con dios, my darling
Vaya con dios, vaya con dios, my love

Now the village mission bells
Are softly ringing (Bam, bam, bam)
If you listen with your heart
You'll hear them singing

Vaya con dios, my darling
Vaya con dios, vaya con dios, my love

Wherever you may be
I'll be beside you, oh, yes, I will
Although you're many, many dreams away

Each night I'll say a prayer
A prayer to guide you, oh, yes, I will
To hasten every lonely hour of every lonely day, ohohoho

Now the dawn is breaking
Through a gray tomorrow
But the memories that we share
Are still there to borrow, yeah!

Vaya con dios, my darling
Vaya con dios, vaya con dios, my love
Oh, oh, oh!

Vaya con dios, my darling
Vaya con dios, vaya con dios, my love

Vaya con dios, my darling
Vaya con dios, vaya con dios, my love
Oh, oh, oh!

Vaya con dios, my darling

Evergreen

length: 3:17
vocal: Roger Whittaker
composer: Barbra Streisand
lyricist: Paul Williams
Love, soft as an easy chair
Love, fresh as the morning air
One love that is shared by two
I have found with you
Like a rose under the April snow
I was always certain love would grow
Love, ageless and evergreen
Seldom seen by two
You and I will
Make each night the first
Everyday a beginning
Spirits rise and their dance is unrehearsed
They warm and excite us
Cause we have the brightest love
Two lights that shine as one Morning glory and midnight sun
Time, we've learned to sail above
Time, won't change the meaning of one love
Ageless and ever evergreen

Leaving on a Jet Plane

length: 4:22
vocal: Roger Whittaker
composer: John Denver
lyricist: John Denver
All my bags are packed,
I'm ready to go
I'm standing here outside your door
I hate to wake you up to say goodbye

But the dawn is breaking,
It's early morn
The taxi's waiting,
He's blowing' his horn
Already I'm so lonesome
I could cry.

[Chorus]
So kiss me and smile for me
Tell me that you'll wait for me
Hold me like you'll never let me go.
I'm leaving on a jet plane
I don't know when I'll be back again
Oh, babe, I hate to go.

There are so many times I've let you down
So many times I've played around
I tell you now, they don't mean a thing

Every place I go, I'll think of you
Every song I sing, I'll sing for you
When I come back, I'll wear your wedding ring.

[Chorus]

Now the time has come to leave you
One more time
Let me kiss you
Then close your eyes,
I'll be on my way.

Dream about the days to come
When I won't have to leave alone
About the times, I won't have to say,

[Chorus]

For the Good Times

length: 4:16
Don't look so sad, I know it's over.
But life goes on, and this old world will keep on turning.
Let's just be glad we had some time to spend together.
There's no need to watch the bridges that we're burning.

Lay your head on my pillow.
Hold your warm and tender body close to mine.
Hear the whisper of the raindrops,
Blowin' soft against the window,
And make believe you love me one more time,
For the good times.

I'll get along; you'll find another,
And I'll be here if you should find you ever need me.
Don't say a word about tomorrow or forever,
There'll be time enough for sadness when you leave me.

Lay your head upon my pillow,
Hold your warm and tender body close to mine.
Hear the whisper of the raindrops,
Blowin' soft against the window,
And make believe you love me one more time,
For the good times.

Stardust

length: 3:29
And now the purple dusk of twilight time
Steals across the meadows of my heart
High up in the sky the little stars climb
Always reminding me that we're apart
You wander down the lane and far away
Leaving me a song that will not die
Love is now the stardust of yesterday
The music of the years gone by.

Sometimes I wonder, how I spend
The lonely nights
Dreaming of a song
The melody
Haunts my reverie
And I am once again with you
When our love was new
And each kiss an inspiration
But that was long ago
And now my consolation is in the stardust of a song

Besides the garden wall, when stars are bright
You are in my arms
The nightingale
Tells his fairytale
Of paradise, where roses grew
Though I dream in vain
In my heart it will remain
My stardust melody
The memory of love's refrain.

Memory

length: 4:15
Roger Whittaker - Memory

Daylight
See the dew on the sunflower
And a rose that is fading
Roses whither away
Like the sunflower
I yearn to turn my face to the dawn
I am waiting for the day . . .

Midnight
Not a sound from the pavement
Has the moon lost her memory?
She is smiling alone
In the lamplight
The withered leaves collect at my feet
And the wind begins to moan

Memory
All alone in the moonlight
I can smile at the old days
I was beautiful then
I remember the time I knew what happiness was
Let the memory live again

Every streetlamp
Seems to beat a fatalistic warning
Someone mutters
And the streetlamp gutters
And soon it will be morning

Daylight
I must wait for the sunrise
I must think of a new life
And I musn't give in
When the dawn comes
Tonight will be a memory too
And a new day will begin

Burnt out ends of smoky days
The stale cold smell of morning
The streetlamp dies, another night is over
Another day is dawning

Touch me
It's so easy to leave me
All alone with the memory
Of my days in the sun
If you touch me
You'll understand what happiness is

Look
A new day has begun

Calypso

length: 3:28
(John Denver)

To sail on a dream on a crystal clear ocean
To ride on the crest of a wild raging storm
To work in the service of life and the living
In search of the answers to questions unknown
To be part of the movement and part of the growing
Part of beginning to understand

Aye, Calypso, the places you've been to
The things that you've shown us
The stories you tell
Aye, Calypso, I sing to your spirit
The men who have served you so long and so well
- - - - -
Like the dolphin who guides you
You bring us beside you
To light up the darkness and show us the way
For though we are strangers in your silent world
To live on the land we must learn from the sea
To be true as the tide and free as the wind-swell
Joyful and loving in letting it be

Aye, Calypso, the places you've been to
The things that you've shown us
The stories you tell
Aye, Calypso, I sing to your spirit
The men who have served you so long and so well

Aye, Calypso, the places you've been to
The things that you've shown us
The stories you tell
Aye, Calypso, I sing to your spirit
The men who have served you so long and so well

Making Believe

length: 3:02
Artist: Roger Whittaker
Title: Making believe
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Making believe that you still love me.
It's leaving me alone and so blue.
But I'll always dream, I'll never own you.
Making believe, is all I can do.

Can't hold you close when you're not with me.
You're somebody's love, you'll never be mine.
Making believe I'll spend my lifetime.
Loving you, making believe.

Pfeifsolo

Can't hold you close when you're not with me.
You're somebody's love, you'll never be mine.
Making believe I'll spend my lifetime.
Loving you and making believe.

Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)

length: 3:04
You know I peeked in to say goodnight,
When I heard my child in prayer.
She said, "And for me some scarlet ribbons,
Scarlet ribbons for my hair."

All the stores were closed and shuttered,
And all the streets were dark and bare.
In our town, no scarlet ribbons,
Not one ribbon for her hair.

Through the night my heart was aching.
And just before the dawn was breaking,
I peeked in and on her bed,
In gay profusion lying there,
Lovely ribbons, scarlet ribbons.
Scarlet ribbons for her hair.

If I live to be a hundred,
I will never, never know from where,
Came those lovely scarlet ribbons,
Scarlet Ribbons for her hair.

Scarlet ribbons, there's magic in the air.
Scarlet, scarlet ribbons for her hair.

Amazing Grace

length: 3:46
vocal: Roger Whittaker
arranger: Louis Clark
lyricist: John Newton
composer: Edwin Othello Excell, [anonymous]
publishing: Alfred Music
Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost but now I'm found,
Was blind but now I see.
T'was grace that taught my heart to fear
And grace my fear relieved
How precious did that grace appear,
The hour I first believed.
Through many dangers, toils and snares
We have already come
T'was grace that brought us safe thus far
And grace will lead us home.
When we've been there ten thousand years
Bright shining as the sun;
We've no less days to sing God's praise
Than when we first begun