Thanks For The Memory Lyrics - Stan Getz

Release information
Release Date: 2000
length: 3:21
piano: Duke Jordan
double bass: Bill Crow
guitar: Jimmy Raney
tenor saxophone: Stan Getz
drums (drum set): Frank Isola
composer: Ralph Rainger
lyricist: Leo Robin
Thanks for the memory
Of sentimental verse,
Nothing in my purse,
And chuckles
When the preacher said
For better or for worse,
How lovely it was.

Thanks for the memory
Of Schubert's Serenade,
Little things of jade
And traffic jams
And anagrams
And bills we never paid,
How lovely it was.

We who could laugh over big things
Were parted by only a slight thing.
I wonder if we did the right thing,
Oh, well, that's life, I guess,
I love your dress.

Thanks for the memory
Of faults that you forgave,
Of rainbows on a wave,
And stockings in the basin
When a fellow needs a shave,
Thank you so much.

Thanks for the memory
Of tinkling temple bells,
Alma mater yells
And Cuban rum
And towels from
The very best hotels,
Oh how lovely it was.

Thanks for the memory
Of cushions on the floor,
Hash with Dinty Moore,
That pair of gay pajamas
That you bought
And never wore.

We said goodbye with a highball,
Then I got as high as a steeple,
But we were intelligent people,
No tears, no fuss,
Hooray for us.

Strictly entire nous,
Darling, how are you?
And how are all
Those little dreams
That never did come true?

Awfully glad I met you,
Cheerio and toodle-oo
Thank you,
Thank you so much.

  • 1 Body And Soul
  • 2 Detour Ahead
  • 3 It Never Entered My Mind
  • 4 Corcovado
  • 5 Alfie
  • 6 Sweet Rain
  • 7 Melinda
  • 8 O Grande Amor
  • 9 Early Autumn
  • 10 Here's That Rainy Day
  • 11 Serenade In Blue
  • 12 I Remember When
  • 13 Thanks For The Memory
  • 14 Little Girl Blue
  • 15 Insensatez (How Insensitive)