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Affair On Eighty Avenue  Gordon Lightfoot



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The perfume that she wore was from some little store on the down side of
town.
[Em]But it lingered o[D]n long [Am]after she?d g[Bm]one,  I r[C]emember it [D]well.
And our [G]fingers e[D]ntwined like r[C]ibbons of l[D]ight,
[G]And we came through a [Em]doorway some[Am]where in the [F]night. [D]


Her long flowing hair came softly undone in a pile all around.
And she brushed it down as I stood by her side in the warmth of her love.
And she showed me her treasures of paper and tin,
And we played a game only she could win.
And she told me a riddle I?ll never forget
And left with the answer I?ve never found yet.

?How long,? said she, ?Can a moment like this belong to someone??
?What?s wrong, what is right? For to live or to die,?
?We all must be born.?
So, if you should ask me what secrets I hide,
I?m only your lover, don?t make me decide!

The perfume she wore was from some little store on the down side of town.
But it lingered on long after she?d gone, I remember it well.
And she showed me her treasures of paper and tin,
And we played a game only she could win.
ANd our fingers entwined like ribbons of light
And we came through a doorway somewhere in the night.

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