|Music:||Hoagland Howard Carmichael|
|Performed By:||Irving Mills (1930), Isham Jones (1931), Bing Crosby (1931), Louis Armstrong (1931), Wayne King (1931), Lee Sims (1931), Jimmie Lunceford (1935), Benny Goodman (1936), Tommy Dorsey (1936), Sammy Kaye (1939), Artie Shaw (1941), Glenn Miller (1941), Baron Elliot (1943), Nat "King" Cole (1943), Billy Ward And His Dominoes (1957), Jackie Wilson (1957), Frank Sinatra (1962), Nino Temple (1964), April Stevens (1964), The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Willie Nelson|
And now the purple dusk of twilight time Steals across the meadows of my heart. High up in the sky the little stars climb, Always reminding me that we're apart. You wandered down the lane and far away. Leaving me a song that will not die. Love is now the stardust of yesterday, The music of the years gone by. (Melody:) Sometimes I wonder why I spend the lonely night Dreaming of a song. The melody haunts my reverie, And I am once again with you. When our love was new, and each kiss an inspiration, But that was long ago; now my consolation Is in the stardust of a song. Beside a garden wall when stars are bright, You are in my arms; the nightingale tells his fairy tale Of paradise where roses grew. Though I dream in vain, in my heart it will remain: My stardust melody the memory of love's refrain.
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