My Little Brown Book
Duke Ellington Lyrics

""My little brown book With the silver binding How it keeps reminding me Of a memory That's haunting me. In some quiet nook I go thru its pages And peruse this ageless tale Of a love that failed To ever become true. On this page is the date Of that fateful night at eight When I found you were no longer in love. After that there's nothing more Just a dark and futile door That shuts out the stars above. In my little book I inscribed your heart vow But since we're apart now This and that last sweet kiss Is all that's left of you Is all that's left of you.""


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Zelma Toro

my husband and i use to slooow dance to this after a hectic day - kids, work, etc... beautiful foreplay - miss him so much! rip lover

Bautista Freeman

I am so sorry for your loss❤️⏯


Why the other person in every good memory has to be dead?

Christopher Swider

How lucky you were. You had this great love, and sadly, some never do.


Zelma Toro 🙏🏾

The Bone Man

my deepest condolences.

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Elvin Nathan Jones

Come through Pop! i love hearing my father's careful brush technique on this piece. RIP Pop, John, Duke. Thank you for your exquisite artistry.

Matthew Zarris

Mr. cool for you to share your love and admiration for your dad with the rest of us out here in the YouTube-verse...he was a special drummer and he contributed so much to the world of jazz. God bless!

James Perry

Your dad was a great musician who encouraged me to be a better drummer as well as a better person.

gary krebs

what a great son. we know he is proud of you.

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