Our Love Is Here To Stay
Anita O'Day Lyrics


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It's very clear, our love is here to stay
Not for a year but ever and a day
The radio and the telephone and the movies that we know
May just be passing fancies and in time may go

But oh, my dear, our love is here to stay
Together we're going a long, long way
In time the Rockies may crumble, Gibraltar may tumble
They're only made of clay
But our love is here to stay

In time the Rockies may crumble, Gibraltar may tumble




They're only made of clay
But our love is here to stay

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Anita O'Day's song "Our Love Is Here To Stay" express the unwavering commitment and strength of a love that endures over time. The opening line states it quite clearly - the love between the two people in the song is not just a fleeting emotion, but something that will last for eternity. It is a love that is not bound by time, and that will remain present, no matter how much the world has changed around them.


The second verse incorporates a form of contrast, stating that while various forms of media such as radios, telephones, and movies may come and go, fading out of popularity, their love is something that endures. It is not subject to the trends of culture or technology, but is a beacon of consistency in an ever-changing world.


The final verse of the song cements the idea that their love is unbreakable, beyond even the most powerful and longstanding structures on the earth. The imagery of the Rockies crumbling and Gibraltar tumbling reinforces the idea that while the world is transient and fleeting, their love is the one constant that they can always rely on.


Line by Line Meaning

It's very clear, our love is here to stay
It's obvious that our love is going to last a lifetime


Not for a year but ever and a day
Our love isn't just temporary but it's forever


The radio and the telephone and the movies that we know
Things like the radio, telephone, and movies may lose their importance over time


May just be passing fancies and in time may go
They might be temporary trends that won't last


But oh, my dear, our love is here to stay
Despite those things changing, our love will endure


Together we're going a long, long way
We're in this relationship for the long haul


In time the Rockies may crumble, Gibraltar may tumble
Even the strongest things can fall apart over time


They're only made of clay
These are just material things that can decay


But our love is here to stay
Our love is something that won't fall apart like material things




Lyrics © RALEIGH MUSIC PUBLISHING, Peermusic Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

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Aceiseverywhere


on Who Cares?

Let it rain and thunder
Let a million firms go under
I am not concerned with, stocks and bombs that I've been burned with
I love you and you love me
And that's how it will always be
And nothing else can ever mean a thing
Who cares what the public chatters?
Love's the only thing that matters
Who cares if the sky, cares to fall
in the sea
Who cares how history rates me?
As long as your kiss intoxicates me
Oh why should I care?
Life is one long jubilee
As long as I care for you
And you care for me!

Who cares if the sky, cares to fall
in the sea
Who cares what banks fail in Yonkers?
As long as you've got a kiss that conquers!
Oh why should I care?
Life is one long jubilee
So long as I care for you
and you care for me!

(These lyrics might be wrong, sorry)

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