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You Broke Your Promise [song lyrics]

Song lyrics to You Broke Your Promise, Written by George Wyle, Irving Taylor and Eddie Pola, Performed by Dorothy Shay in Comin’ Round the Mountain

You broke your promise
So yes, you broke your promise
And now I’m all alone and blue
[so alone without you]

You said you loved me,
Oh yes, you said you loved me,
And not a word you said was true.
[What did I do?]

You promised you’d be mine forever
[I didn’t know you heard it]
And we would never, never, ever part
[It must have been my brother]

But you broke your promise
So yes, you broke your promise,
And that is how you broke my heart.

[My darling, don’t despair, there’s still another chorus]
[instrumental]
Wish I’d got a dollar every time he made me holler …
[instrumental]
There’s no mirror on his shelf, he’s so mean he hates himself.
[instrumental]
Nothing left for me to say, come on boys you better play …

[instrumental]
All: You broke your promise,
Oh yes, you broke your promise,
And now I’m all alone and blue …

Dorothy Shay: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 …

All: You said you loved me,
Oh yes, you said you loved me,
And not a word you said was true.

Dorothy Shay: 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 …

All: You promised you’d be mine
Forever and ever and ever …
And we would never, ever part …

Dorothy Shay: But you broke your promise
Oh yes, you broke your promise
And that is how you broke my heart.
Yes that is how you broke …
[That is how you broke …]
My heart!