Dinah Washington

Was it in Tahiti? Were we on the Nile? Long ago, say an hour or so, I

recall that I saw you smile.

And, I remember you. You're the one who made my dreams come true, a few

kisses ago.

I remember you. You're the one who said "I love you, too. I do. Didn't

you know?"

I remember, too, a distant bell and the stars that fell like rain out of

the blue.

Well, when my life is through and the angels ask me to recall the thrill

of them all then I shall tell them "I remember you."


Ruth Lee Jones (born August 29, 1924 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; died December 14, 1963 in Detroit, Michigan), better known by her stage name Dinah Washington and also as the Queen of the Blues, was an American Grammy award winning jazz singer best known for singing classic torch songs and her hit single What a Diff'rence a Day Makes. Her penetrating voice, excellent timing, and crystal-clear enunciation added her own distinctive style to every piece she undertook. ... Read More