Historic Sheet Music Collection

Document Type

Score

Publication Date

1923

Comments

"Charles Dillingham presents Fred Stone in The Stepping Stones"
Book by Anne Caldwell and R.H. Burnside

T.B. Harms Company New York

(Prince and Girls)

Words by Anne Caldwell
Music by Jerome Kern

Copyright MCMXXIII by T.B. Hamrs Co., N.Y.

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Lyrics

1. Men are called deceivers ever
And women flirt with passion,
One true love that lasts forever is sadly out of fashion.
Moonlit madness under a pale sky
Flames that turn to ashes and then die.
All too soon the lips that kiss may learn to say Goodbye.

REFRAIN
Once in a Blue Moon, you will meet the right one;
Once in a Blue Moon, find your dear delight one;
Then with a thrill, you know that love is true:
Once in a life time, when the Moon is Blue.

2. My slim girlie took my heart by storm with her eyes so truthful,
In that heart so softly sweet and warm dwells her image youthfull.
Maids who pass me smilingly so gay
Go without beguiling me on their way.
There's but one for me and she shall be my own some day.

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