Don't Forget Tonight Tomorrow
Frank Sinatra Lyrics

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Don't forget tonight tomorrow though we may be far apart,
If you forget tonight tomorrow,
You'll leave me with a broken heart.
Are your kisses only mine tomorrow,
Say you love me and you will be true.
And don't forget tonight tomorrow,
Don't forget that I'm love with you.

Overall Meaning

The song "Don't Forget Tonight Tomorrow" by Frank Sinatra is a classic romantic ballad. The lyrics speak of two lovers who will soon be separated, yet the singer pleads with his beloved not to forget the passion and love they have shared. He worries that if she does forget, he will be left with a broken heart. The tone is sentimental and sincere, as if the singer truly believes that the memory of tonight must be held onto for their love to survive the coming separation. The idea of kisses that are only his tomorrow represent the singer's anxiety about whether their relationship will survive the distance between them. He requests that his beloved assures him of her love and commitment, as a way to comfort his own fears about their future.

Furthermore, the repetition of "don't forget" in the chorus emphasizes the importance of remembering tonight's feelings and promises, even as the dawn of a new tomorrow looms. The song is infused with nostalgia and bittersweet emotions, as the singer knows that they may never have another moment like the one they have shared tonight. The romanticism of the lyrics, combined with Sinatra's smooth delivery, create a timeless and memorable love song.

Line by Line Meaning

Don't forget tonight tomorrow though we may be far apart,
Remember to cherish tonight and allow its memories to last even though we may not physically be together tomorrow.

If you forget tonight tomorrow,
If you fail to hold onto the precious moments of tonight and ignore them, it will cause my heart to break.

You'll leave me with a broken heart.
Your indifference towards our special moments will hurt me deeply.

Are your kisses only mine tomorrow,
Do you promise to love me alone even in the future?

Say you love me and you will be true.
Promise me your love and allegiance and to never forget the passion of tonight.

And don't forget tonight tomorrow,
Don't let go of the happiness we had now even in the future.

Don't forget that I'm in love with you.
Remember that my heart belongs to you and that you must not treat it lightly.

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on The Lady Is A Champ


She gets too hungry for dinner at eight
She can't eat late and stay up all night, because unlike society types, she has to get up in the morning.

She likes the theatre and never comes late
She cares more about seeing the play than being seen making an entrance.

She never bothers with people she'd hate
Her friends are friends, not social trophies.

Doesn't like crap games with barons or earls
While barrns and earls probably don't play craps, she associates with friends, not people to be seen with.

Won't go to Harlem in ermine and pearls
She doesn't "slum", the practice of the rich in the 30's, when the song was written, of touring poor neighborhoods dressed in rich clothes to "tut, tut" about the deplorable conditions, and congratulate each other for "caring about the poor"

Won't dish the dirt with the rest of the girls
Doesn't trade gossip for acceptance among an in-crowd

She likes the free, fresh wind in her hair
She cares more about how her hair feels than conforming with current hair fashions

Hates California, it's cold and it's damp
Since most of California is noticeably warmer and / or drier than New York, where the play the song was written for is set, this is probably a facetious excuse to like what she likes.

And she won't go to Harlem in Lincoln's or Ford's
Another reference to slumming, but facetious, since Lincolns and Fords were middle-class, not luxury brands when the lyric was written


on Try a Little Tenderness

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Try A Little Tenderness - Frank Sinatra - Lyrics

Oh she may be weary
Women do get wearied
Wearing that same old shabby dress
And when she’s weary
You try a little tenderness

You know she’s waiting
Just anticipating things she’ll may never possess
While she is without them
Try just a little bit of tenderness

It’s not just sentimental
She has her grieve and her care
And the words that soft and gentle
Makes it easier to bear
You wont regret it
Women don't forget it
Love is their whole happiness
And it’s all so easy
Try a little tenderness

Musical Interlude

And, it’s all so easy
Try a little tenderness


on The Way You Look Tonight

I met Frank Jr. in Las Vegas, a real gentleman. RIP you both.

Giorgi Khutashvili

on Theme from New York, New York


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