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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 Kammermeier, Arno / Hayo, Peter / Merziger, Walter.
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"It's Only a Paper Moon" is track #6 on the album The World Of Nat King Cole. It was written by Kammermeier, Arno / Hayo, Peter / Merziger, Walter.
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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
KAMMERMEIER, ARNO / HAYO, PETER / MERZIGER, WALTER

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, S.A. MUSIC, NEXT DECADE ENTERTAINMENT,INC., Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., EMI Music Publishing

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