If I Didn't Have A Dime
Recorded by Tom Dunphy & The Royal Showband
1965 - His Masterís Voice IP1296 / What Will My Mary Say ?


If I didn't have a dime and I didn't take the time to play the jukebox,
Wo-o-oh Saturday night would have been a sad and lonely night for me;

And if I didn't see you there, ruby lips and golden hair, beside the juke box,
Wo-o-oh I would have lost my chance to hold you while you danced with me.

While the records turned and turned we danced and learned, our hearts had yearned for this,
'Neath the moon we walked and walked and talked of love and then we kissed,

Now with every sweet caress oh my darling how I've blessed that little jukebox
Wo-o-oh love songs that they sing wouldn't mean a single thing
Even though you're standing there, ruby lips and golden hair
If I didn't have a dime and I didn't take the time...to play the juke box
(Original recording by Gene Pitney, 1962)
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