In A Lonely Place

Album: Especially For You (1986)

Songfacts®:

  • The title was taken from a 1950 Humphrey Bogart movie directed by Nicholas Ray (the director of Rebel Without A Cause). In it, Bogart plays a screenwriter accused of murder. This inspires and then sours a romance with Gloria Graham, leading to dialog such as "I was born the day I met you" and "Yesterday that might have mattered, not it doesn't mean a thing," which was cut and pasted into the lyrics for the song. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    John - Los Angeles, CA

Comments: 1

  • Michael from Rosedale, (baltimore), MdNice job of Suzanne Vega doing harmonies.
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