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Time Will Tell

Lyrics by Bobby Jones

Melody by Will Donaldson

New York: Maurice Richmond Music Co. (1920)

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[Verse 1]
I must confess words can’t express the love I have for you,
Although I try time will tell why and prove my love is true

Time will tell how I adore you,
Time will tell that I’m sincere
Ev’ry passing hour seems to bring you near
Time will fill a heart with yearning,
When love holds you in a spell
Just how much I love you,
Only time will tell.

[Verse 2]
I always knew that some day you would give your heart to me,
Heart of my heart, we’ll never part, I love you tenderly.




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