Clasics in Ñspel: A NIGHTINGALE SANG IN BERKELEY SQUARE, by Eric Maschwitz (lyrics) and Manning Sherwin (music)

A NÎTNGEL SAÑ IN BARCLI SQER

Lirics bî Eric Maśvitz, ḿzic bî Manñ Śrwin

[Ẃn tū luvrz mīt in Mêfer, so ɖ lejndz tel,
Soñbrdz sñ; wintr trnz t sprñ.
Evri wîndñ strīt in Mêfer fōlz bnʈ ɖ spel.
I nǒ sć inćantmnt cn b, ’cz it hapnd wn īvnñ t m:]

Ɖt srtn nît, ɖ nît w met,
Ɖr wz majic abrōd in ɖ er,
Ɖr wr enjlz dînñ at ɖ Rits,
N a nîtngel sañ in Barcli Sqer.

I me b rît, I me b roñ,
Bt I’m prf̣cli wilñ t swer
Ɖt ẃn y trnd n smîld at m
A nîtngel sañ in Barcli Sqer.

Ɖ mūn ɖt lingrd ovr Lundn tǎn,
Pur puzld mūn, h wòr a frǎn.
Hǎ cd h nǒ w tū wr so in luv?
Ɖ hol darn wrld sīmd upsîd-dǎn

Ɖ strīts v tǎn wr pevd wɖ starz;
It wz sć a r’mantic afer.
N, az w cist n sd ‘gdnît’
A nîtngel sañ in Barcli Sqer

Ẃn dōn cem stìlñ p ol gold n blu
T inṭrupt ǎr rondevu,
I stl rmembr hǎ y smîld n sd,
“Wz ɖt a drīm or wz it tru?”

Ǎr homẉd step wz jst az lît
Az ɖ tapdansñ fīt v Aster
N, lîc an eco far awe,
A nîtngel sañ in Barcli Sqer

I nǒ ’cz I wz ɖr,
Ɖt nît in Barcli Sqer.

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