Rene & Georgette Magritte With Their Dog After The War Lyrics

by Paul Simon

Rene and Georgette Magritte
With their dog after the war
Returned to their hotel suite
And they unlocked the door

Easily losing their evening clothes
They danced by the light of the moon
To the Penguins, the Moonglows
The Orioles, and The Five Satins

The deep forbidden music
They'd been longing for
Rene and Georgette Magritte
With their dog after the war

Rene and Georgette Magritte
With their dog after the war
Were strolling down Christopher Street
When they stopped in a men's store

With all of the mannequins dressed in the style
That brought tears to their immigrant eyes
Just like The Penguins, The Moonglows
The Orioles, and The Five Satins

The easy stream of laughter
Flowing through the air
Rene and Georgette Magritte
With their dog apres la guerre

Side by side they fell asleep
Decades gliding by like Indians time is cheap
When they wake up they will find
All their personal belongings have intertwined

Rene and Georgette Magritte
With their dog after the war
Were dining with the power elite
And they looked in their bedroom drawer

And what do you think they have hidden away
In the cabinet cold of their hearts?
The Penguins, the Moonglows
The Orioles, and The Five Satins

For now and ever after
As it was before
Rene and Georgette Magritte
With their dog after the war