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The Green Door
Jim Lowe Lyrics

Midnight, one more night without sleeping
Watching till the morning comes creeping
Green door, what's that secret you're keeping?

There's an old piano
And they play it hot behind the green door
Don't know what they're doing
But they laugh a lot behind the green door
Wish they'd let me in so I could find out
What's behind the green door

Knocked once, tried to tell them I'd been there
Door slammed, hospitality's thin there
Wonder just what's going on in there

Saw an eyeball peeping through a smoky cloud behind the green door
When I said "Joe sent me"
Someone laughed out loud behind the green door
All I want to do is join the happy crowd behind the green door

Midnight, one more night without sleeping
Watching till the morning comes creeping
Green door, what's that secret you're keeping?
Green door, what's that secret you're keeping?
Green door


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Tara Griffin

I grew up on this song as well as other hits from the 1950's-1960's, thanks to my dad instilling and encouraging a love of music 🎶 in me. Thanks Daddy, love you.

Richard Thompson

Nothing like the oldies from the 50's.  This one will always have a place in my memories!


was born in 1952 and I remember many nights going to sleep by this song {and many others of that era}, this was one of my faves, cuz I knew the old man liked parents would stack a bunch of 45's on the record player and let 'er rip...that was high tech back then, in the "good ol days"...this one was also in every juke box on the planet back then, it seemed

Pamela remme

My grandpa named his tavern the green door. This song played all the time. I miss my grandpa.

Danny Paris

Excellent song by Jim Lowe. extraordinary music showman excellent vocals concussion Bass stylish rhythm and blues with just a touch of rock and roll music.A music track way ahead of his time.. often imitated but never duplicated the original version🎹🎹🎹🎹

Paul Nick

Love this song. Can't stop listening. Glad to learn the history behind it.

Joseph Kane

Another Timeless Classic Hit Single by Jim Lowe as it was Called Green Door One of the Best selling hit singles of 1956 one of the Top tunes of 1956

thecourt jester

LOVE his Green Door, I was a kid than and it made me smile whenever I heard it.May he R.I.P. and my condolences to his family and friends!!!


One of my favorites. In my old age I make dioramas & one is a stairway leading up to a green door, when people ask what the significance of it is, my reply" If you don't know ,you wouldn't understand".

Phil Grey

RIP Jim Lowe, 1923-2016. Jim died Monday Dec. 12. Hopefully he'll get to find out what's on the other side of the Green Door.

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