NEW YORK: May to December

Will you love me in December as you do in May

Will you love me in the good old-fashioned way?

When my hair has all turned gray,

Will you kiss me then, and say,

That you love me in December as you do in May?

When James John Walker wrote these lyrics, some 30 years ago, he was a Greenwich Village song writer, law student and semi-pro baseball player. His sweetheart sang them in vaudeville, later heard them played at her wedding, when she married the author. When a Miami cabaret orchestra inappropriately struck up the song, at the time of their divorce in...

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