Take Me in Your Arms

by Jackie Gleason

John Herbert Gleason (February 26, 1916;– June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor and musician. He was known for his brash visual and verbal comedy style, exemplified by his character Ralph Kramden in The Honeymooners. Among his notable film roles were Minnesota Fats in the 1961 drama The Hu…




Take me in your arms,
Before you take your love away,
Take me in your arms
Before we part.

Let me thrill again
To your cares of yesterday,
Let me fill again
My hungry heart.

One hour of gladness
That we knew in the past,
One moment's madness,
Although it be the last, hold me fast.

Blind me with your charms,
With all the stardust in the sky,
Take me in your arms,
And then goodbye.

Written by: FRED MARKUSH, FRITZ ROTTER

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