Penthouse Serenade (When We’re Alone)

Words and music by Val Burton & Will Jason

Just picture a penthouse way up in the sky
With hinges on chimneys for stars to go by
A sweet slice of Heaven for just you and I
When we’re alone.

From all of society we’ll stay aloof
And live in propriety there on the roof.
Two heavenly hermits we will be in truth
When we’re alone.

We’ll see life’s mad pattern
As we view old Manhattan
Then we can thank our lucky stars
That we’re living as we are.

In our little penthouse we’ll always contrive
To keep love and romance forever alive
In view of the Hudson just over the drive,
When we’re alone.

We can thank our lucky stars
That we’re living as we are.

In our little penthouse we’ll always contrive
To keep love and romance forever alive
In view of the Hudson just over the drive,
When we’re alone.

Published by Famous Music Corp., New York, 1931
Recorded by Ruth Etting on March 7, 1932 in New York City for Columbia Records. Originally issued on Columbia 2630 D (Matrix 152123)

Charted at #8 by Ruth Etting in 1932

Goodnight My Love

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Take Two Records
Recorded: 1930-1937
Released: November 7, 1994

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