BY THE SHALIMAR

BY THE SHALIMAR
BY THE SHALIMAR
Song
Frank Magine, Del Delbridge
Ted Koehler
The Misses Denns (trio)
Irving Berlin Inc., New York
Another example of India being part of the Orient in popular imagination; Near East, Middle East, Far East, it’s all east of Suez.

Twilight is closing the flowers my love,

Soon silver stars will be twinkling above,

Some mystic Power is lurking it seems,

This is a night of enchantment and dreams,

Love time is bidding the long day adieu,

Come dearest one I am waiting for you.

CHORUS:

By the Shalimar

In my arms I’ll hold you,

With a burning love undying,

For you I’m sighing

While the world’s at rest,

We will dream together

By the Shalimar.

Soft scented breezes are telling the palms

Night soon will hold all the world in her arms,

Waters aglow seem to murmur your name,

Thrilling and setting my heart more aflame,

Love birds are calling to hearts that are true,

Hasten my own I am waiting for you.

BY THE SHALIMAR