Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

by The Platters

The Platters were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The act went through several personnel changes, with the most successful incarnation comprising l…




They asked me how I knew
My true love was true
Oh, I of course replied
Something here inside cannot be denied

They said "someday you'll find all who love are blind"
Oh when your heart's on fire
You must realize, smoke gets in your eyes

So I chaffed them and I gaily laughed
To think they could doubt my love
Yet today my love has flown away
I am without my love (without my love)

Now laughing friends deride
Tears I cannot hide
Oh so I smile and say
When a lovely flame dies, smoke gets in your eyes

(Smoke gets in your eyes, smoke gets in your eyes)

Smoke gets in your eyes

Written by: Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern

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