Ballerina

Album: Big Band Classics (1947)
Charted: 1
  • Dance, ballerina, dance
    And do your pirouette in rhythm with your achin' heart
    Dance, ballerina, dance
    You mustn't once forget a dancer has to dance the part

    Whirl, ballerina, whirl
    And just ignore the chair that's empty in the second row
    This is your moment, girl
    Although he's not out there applauding as you steal the show

    Once, you said his love must wait its turn
    You wanted fame instead
    I guess that's your concern
    We live and learn

    [Chorus]
    And love is gone, ballerina, gone
    So, on with your career; you can't afford a backward glance
    Dance on and on and on
    A thousand people here have come to see the show
    As 'round and 'round you go
    So, ballerina, dance
    Dance, dance!

    Whirl, ballerina

    Once, you said his love must wait its turn
    You wanted fame instead
    I guess that's your concern
    We live and learn

    [Chorus]

    Dance Writer/s: CARL SIGMAN, BOB RUSSELL
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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