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Pat Boone - Don't Forbid Me lyrics

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Don't Forbid Me by Pat Boone


Dear John
-Artist: Pat Boone from "Pat Boone's Greatest Hits"-Dot DLP 25455
-peak Billboard position # 44 in 1960
-previously a # 1 country hit for Jean Shepard and Ferlin Husky in 1953
-Words and Music by Billy Barton, Fuzzy Owen, and Lewis A. Talley
CHORUS
Dear John (Dear John)
Oh, how I hate to write
Dear John (Dear John)
I must let you know tonight
That my love for you has gone
There's no reason to go on
For tonight I wed another, dear John
SPOKEN: I was overseas in battle when the postman came to me. And he handed
me a letter. Aww, I was happy as I could be. You see, the fighting was all over and
the battles, they'd all been won. Then I, I opened up the letter and it started "Dear
John."
CHORUS
(Dear John)
SPOKEN: Will you please send back my picture? You see, my husband wants it
now. When I tell you who I'm wedding you won't care, dear, anyhow. Now the
ceremony has started and I'll wed your brother Don. Please wish us happiness
forever, dear John.
Transcribed by Robin Hood
These lyrics were transcribed from the specific recording mentioned above
and do not necessarily correspond with lyrics from other recordings, sheet
music, songbooks or lyrics printed on album jackets.



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