Chasing Shadows

Words by Benny Davis and music by Abner Silver (1935)

Life without a romance is a life that’s sad
I’ve never had a love of my own
Every day is just another day to me
Why must I be alone

Chasing shadows
Chasing love dreams in vain
While my heart keeps on singing
Just a lonely refrain

Chasing shadows
All is cloudy above
Like a shadow I’m drifting,
Hoping I’ll find my love, find my love

Who knows some day someone may come along
And change my lonely song to happiness
Unitl the darkness fades into the dawn
I’ll just go on, I guess

Chasing shadows,
Just a dreamer am I
Hoping I’ll find a rainbow
When the shadows roll by

Walking ’round in circles. don’t know where I am
Or who I am, My mind’s in a daze
Nothing happens just another day is gone
Must I go on always

Featured by Ruth Etting 1935

One Response to Chasing Shadows

  1. Nicki Saltarelli says:

    I’m writing a Young Adult novel and would like to include the words in one of the stanzas of Chasing Shadows and would like to know where/who I must contact for permission to print. Can you help with this? Please contact me at the above e-mail address. Thank you. From: Nicki Saltarelli/Haddon Heights NJ

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