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It's Only a Paper Moon Lyrics

from The World Of Nat King Cole

"It's Only a Paper Moon" is track #6 on the album The World Of Nat King Cole. It was written by Rose, Billy/harburg, E.y./arlen, Harold.
"It's Only a Paper Moon" is track #6 on the album The World Of Nat King Cole. It was written by Rose, Billy/harburg, E.y./arlen, Harold.

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It is only a paper moon
Hanging over a cardboard sea
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believe in me

It is only a canvas sky
Sailing over a muslin tree
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believe in me

Without your love
It's a honky-tonk parade
Without your love
It's a melody played on a penny arcade

It's a Barnum and Bailey world
Just as phony as it can be
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believe in me

Without your love
It's a honky-tonk parade
Without your love
It's a melody played on a penny arcade

It's a Barnum and Bailey world
Just as phony as it can be
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believe in me

Songwriters
ROSE, BILLY/HARBURG, E.Y./ARLEN, HAROLD

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Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC., S.A. MUSIC

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