Pinwheel of Death

Al Jolson


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Writers Buddy DeSylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose

Genres Standard, Big Band Era

Recorded 1958

Lyrics I FOUND MY LOVE
IN AVALON
BESIDE A BAY
I LEFT MY LOVE
IN AVALON,
AND SAILED AWAY
I DREAM OF HER
AND AVALON
FROM DUSK 'TIL DAWN
SO I THINK
I'LL TRAVEL ON,
WAY ON
TO AVALON.
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Writers Buddy DeSylva, Al Jolson, Joseph Meyer

Genres Standard

Recorded 1960

Lyrics verse 1:
WHEN THE WINTRY WINDS ARE BLOWING,
AND THE SNOW IS STARTING IN TO FALL,
THEN MY EYES TURN WESTWARD,
KNOWING THAT'S THE PLACE
I LOVE THE BEST OF ALL.
CALIFORNIA,
I'VE BEEN BLUE,
SINCE I'VE BEEN AWAY FROM YOU,
I CAN'T WAIT 'TIL I GET GOING,
EVEN NOW I'M STARTING IN TO CALL,
OH,

Chorus:
CALIFORNIA, HERE I COME,
RIGHT BACK WHERE I STARTED FROM.
WHERE BOWERS
OF FLOWERS
BLOOM IN THE SUN
EACH MORNIN'
AT DAWNIN'
BIRDIES SING
ND EV'RYTHING.
A SUN-KISSED MISS SAID,
DON'T BE LATE.
THAT'S WHY I CAN HARDLY WAIT.
OPEN UP THAT GOLDEN GATE,
CALIFORNIA, HERE I COME.

verse 2:
ANYONE WHO LIKES TO WANDER
OUGHT TO KEEP THIS SAYING
IN HIS MIND,
ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART GROW FONDER
OF THE GOOD OLD PLACE
YOU LEAVE BEHIND.
WHEN YOU'VE HIT THE TRAIL AWHILE,
SEEMS YOU RARELY SEE A SMILE
THAT'S WHY I MUST FLY OUT YONDER
WHERE A FROWN
IS MIGHTY HARD TO FIND!
OH,

Chorus:
CALIFORNIA, HERE I COME,
RIGHT BACK WHERE I STARTED FROM.
WHERE BOWERS
OF FLOWERS
LOOM IN THE SUN
EACH MORNIN'
AT DAWNIN'
BIRDIES SING
AND EV'RYTHING.
A SUN-KISSED MISS SAID,
DON'T BE LATE.
THAT'S WHY I CAN HARDLY WAIT.
OPEN UP THAT GOLDEN GATE,
CALIFORNIA, HERE I COME.
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Writers Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson, Al Jolson

Genres Standard, Ballad

Recorded 1946

Lyrics CLIMB UP ON MY KNEE,
SONNY BOY.
THOUGH YOU'RE ONLY THREE,
SONNY BOY.
YOU'VE NO WAY OF KNOWING,
THERE'S NO WAY OF SHOWING,
WHAT YOU MEAN TO ME,
SONNY BOY.

WHEN THERE ARE GRAY SKIES,
I DON'T MID THE GRAY SKIES,
YOU MAKE THEM BLUE,
SONNY BOY.
FRIENDS MAY FORSAKE ME,
LET THEM ALL FORSAKE ME,
YOU'LL PULL ME THROUGH,
SONNY BOY.

YOU'RE SENT FROM HEAVEN,
AND I KNOW YOUR WORTH.
YOU'VE MADE A HEAVEN
FOR ME RIGHT HERE ON EARTH.

WHEN I'M OLD AND GRAY,
DEAR,
PROMISE YOU WON'T STRAY,
DEAR,
I LOVE YOU SO,
SONNY BOY.

AND WHEN THE ANGELS GREW LONELY,
TOOK YOU 'CAUSE THEY'RE LONELY,
NOW I'M LONELY TOO,
SONNY BOY.