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Audio Samples

Memory from "Cats"

The most popular and well-known song from Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1981 musical, Cats, it is sung by the character Grizabella. Elaine Paige originated the role on London's West End, and the song has also been recorded by Barry Manilow and Barbra Streisand. I have played this for corporate and private parties for many occasions.

This piece can be played on pedal harp only.


Lyrics

Midnight
Not a sound from the pavement
Has the moon lost her memory
She is smiling alone
In the lamplight
The withered leaves collect at my feet
And the wind begins to moan

Memory
All alone in the moonlight
I can smile at the old days
I was beautiful then
I remember the time I knew what happiness was
Let the memory live again

Every street lamp seems to beat
A fatalistic warning
Someone mutters and the street lamp gutters
And soon it will be morning

Daylight
I must wait for the sunrise
I must think of a new life
And I mustn't give in
When the dawn comes
Tonight will be a memory too
And a new day will begin

Burnt out ends of smoky days
The still cold smell of morning
A street lamp dies, another night is over
Another day is dawning

Touch me,
It is so easy to leave me
All alone with the memory
Of my days in the sun
If you touch me,
You'll understand what happiness is
Look, a new day has begun

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