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Slow Boat to Heaven

Was on the Expressway to HeavenDidn’t have to pay a tollHad a ticket with a seat reservationWas on a sure path to reaching my goal. No one could change my direction‘Twas God who scheduled the bus and the trainHe even promised to be at the stationAnd to pilot the heaven bound plane. Now I’m going […]

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Filipina Girl

There’s a girl across the ocean on a Filipino isleWhose face I love to see because she has the sweetest smile.Her eyes are bright and shining when she looks at meAnd her love for me is deeper than the Filipino Sea. Her name is even sweeter than a beehive full of honeyThat’s why I call […]

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Heavenly Nurse

When my heart was broken and my spirit feeling lowYou came along and told me that you loved me so.I didn’t know what love was till you lifted me up highAnd told me you will love me till the day I die. You are a nurse from heaven and until my dying dayI’ll love you […]

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When I’m Happy

It’s only when I’m in your armsAnd feeling all your lovely charmsThat I am happy.I want to love you night and daySo it can’t be any other wayThat I’ll be happy. It’s only when you’re loving me,Hugging me and squeezing meThat I am happy.I want to love you night and daySo it can’t be any […]

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On Manila Bay

As we watched the orange sun set on Manila BayYou put your arms around me and I heard you say“You have stolen my heart but I am giving you mineCause I want to love you darling till the end of time.” We sang each other love songs every night and dayWe said that we would […]

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Drop in the Ocean

Just a drop in the ocean of lifeLike a fish and a wave in the seaLike a raindrop that falls from the skyJust a drop in the ocean are we Like the flame of a candle will dieOr a bubble will burst as it growsAs balloons fly away to the skyWhen a strong gust of […]

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Met a Woman

I wish I’d met a woman who loves me like you doWhen I was young and foolish at the age of 22I would have been so happy for the rest of my lifeIf you’d consented then to be my loving wife. I wish I’d met a woman who loves me like you doWhen I was […]

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Love Me

Love me day and nightHold me close and tightAnd love me.Love me in the daylightWhen the sun is shining brightLove me, darling. Love me during twilightAnd when the moon begins to shine.Honey, love me.Love me under starlightAnd tell me you are mineCome and love me. Give me all that’s in your heartAnd promise never to […]

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The Way You Love Me

The way you love me … How can I not love you?The love you give me … How can I not love you too?The way you hold my hand … The special things you doThe way you understand … How can I not love you? So gentle and tender your kisses and touchHow can I […]

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Before I Met You

I thought I’d been in love before … before I met youI thought I really knew the score … before I knew youNow I know it wasn’t true … it wasn’t love at allI didn’t know what true love was and in love could not fall I had my share of love affairs … before […]