Dale Allen

Dale Allen

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Country - Contemporary | Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Total Song Plays: 2,913   
Member Since: 2011
   Last Login: 1/28/2020
   Sounds Like: Hank Williams III, Merle Haggard

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Plays:

18

Song Description

Singer sits in a cafe reminiscing about his/her lover and saying he/she will wait until their lover comes back

Story Behind the Song

Joking about how memories keep changing like soup-du-jour in a restaurant.

Lyrics

MEMORY DU JOUR

(Dale Allen/Bill Flowerree/Bob McCormick)


I come back to this same old place
Take a wooden table by the lake
The laminated menu hasn't changed in years
I know exactly what I'll get
To go along with this sunset
I'll season it with the salt from my tears

I'll have the memory du jour
A heart full of ache
A side order of envy
For the man who took my place
I'll get the blues plate special
And then I'll pour
Something to wash down the
Memory du jour


I sit alone out on the deck
Wishing I could resurrect
The nights we danced out on the pier 'til three a.m.
I love her still that's all I know
So I'll wait here in case she shows
But 'til I taste her sweet kiss again

(Chorus)

Monday it's the way she laughed
Tuesday it's her photograph
Wednesday I can hear her say, "I love you"
Thursday it's her velvet dress
She wore the Friday that she left
By Sunday there's so many I can't choose


© Little Tin God Music(ASCAP)/ Flinging Buddha Music(BMI)/Lucky Lucy Music(BMI)
All Rights Reserved

Song Length
3:05
Genres
Country - Traditional, Country - Boogie
Tempo / Feel
Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Moods
Heartbreaking, Annoyed

Subject Matter
Sadness, Breaking Up

Similar Artists
Asleep At The Wheel, Bob Wills
Language
English
Era
1980 - 1989

Lyric Credits Dale Allen/Bob McCormick/Bill Flowerree
Music Credits Dale Allen/Bob McCormick/Bill Flowerree
Producer Credits Dale Allen/Bob McCormick/Bill Flowerree
Publisher Credits Little Tin God Music/Lucky Lucy Music/Flinging Buddha Music
Performance Credits Ray Barnette
Label Credits Little Tin God Records