I’ll try to explain to friends, dear
The reason we two are apart
I know what to tell our friends, dear
But what can I tell my heart?

It’s easy to say to strangers
That we played the game from the start
It’s easy to lie to stranger
But why tell a lie to your heart?

When I smile to hide all the tears inside
What an ache it will bring
Then I’ll wander home to a telephone
That forgot how to ring

I could say you’ll soon be back, dear
To fool the whole town may be smart
I’ll tell them you’ll soon be back, dear
But what can I tell my heart?

When I smile to hide all the tears inside
What an ache it will bring
Then I’ll wander home to a telephone
That forgot how to ring

I could say you’ll soon be back, dear
To fool the whole town may be smart
I’ll tell them you’ll soon be back, dear
But what can I tell my heart?

Oh, what will I tell my heart?

Artist: Arthur Prysock
Album: The Legendary Big Band Singers
Release Date: 1931

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