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The Proposal/ The Night Was Alive Lyrics

BARRETT
I'll be coming back to you, Darlene
Back to your dark eyes and hair
Marry me when I return, Darlene
And until that day, my love, take care

Be thee well
May the lord who watches all watch over thee
May God's heaven be you blanket as you softly sleep
Marry me
When you're fin'ly in my arms you'll plainly see
This devoted sailor's heart and soul
Are yours to keep!

BRIDE
Yours-to-keep...

Every day from G-M-O-M
"Good morning, old man"
To G-N-O-M
"Good night, old man"
My telegraph sends its messages to ships at sea
Sending out its
Dit dit-dah-dit dah-dit...
Dit dit-dah-dit dah-dit
Dit dit-dah-dit dah-dit...

I was young and shy, detached and sad
Spent my days indoors, a home-bound lad
Hardly spoke, few friends
I kept myself to myself
Quite alone

Then I found Marconi's Telegraph
It couls span the planrt's width by half
Fifty yards, two thousand miles
The same!
Touch the spark...sound the tone

And the night was alive
With a thousand voices
Fighting to be heard
And each and every one of them
Connected to me...

And my life cam alive
With a thousand voices
Tapping out each word
Like a thousand people
Joined with a single heartbeat

Tapping out our Dit dit-dah-dit dah-dit
Dit dit-dah-dit dah-dit
Dit dit-dah-dit dah
Everywhere...

BARRETT
Marry me BRIDE
It's alive with a thousand
May the lord who Voices
Watches all
Watch over thee And every one of them
Connected to me

Marry me So alive with a thousand
Voices
May God's heaven be
Your blanket
As you sleep Those people
Joined with a single
Heartbeat
Tapping out our Dit dit-dah-dit dah-dit
Marry me...
Dit dit-dah-dit dah-dit
Marry me...
Dit dit-dah-dit da

BARRETT
Signed "Fred."
Last Update: December, 30th 2013

Titanic Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Overture In Every Age
  3. How Did They Build Titanic?
  4. Fare-thee-well
  5. There She Is
  6. I Must Get On That Ship
  7. The 1st Class Roster
  8. Godspeed Titanic
  9. Barrett's Song
  10. What A Remarkable Age This Is
  11. To Be A Captain
  12. Lady's Maid
  13. The Proposal/ The Night Was Alive
  14. Hymn/ Doing The Latest Rag
  15. I Have Danced
  16. No Moon
  17. Autumn / Finale Act 1
  18. Act 2
  19. Wake Up, Wake Up! Lyrics 
  20. Dressed In Your Pyjamas In The Grand Salon
  21. The Staircase Lyrics 
  22. The Blame
  23. To The Lifeboats
  24. We'll Meet Tomorrow
  25. Still
  26. To Be A Captain (reprise)
  27. The Foundering Lyrics 
  28. Mr. Andrews' Vision
  29. Epilogue: In Every Age

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