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COME BACK, LIZA
(Irving Burgie and William Attaway)

Every time I'm away from Liza
Water come to me eye
Every time I'm away from Liza
Water come to me eye

cho: Come back Liza, come back girl
Wipe the tear from me eye
Come back Liza, come back girl
Wipe the tear from me eye

I remember when love was new
Water come to me eye
There was one but now there's two
Water come to me eye

When the evening starts to fall
Water come to me eye
I need to hear my Liza's call
Water come to me eye

Standing there in the market place
Water come to me eye
Soon I'll feel her warm embrace
Water come to me eye

In the shadow I stand awhile
Water come to me eye
Soon I'll see my Liza's smile
Water come to me eye

Every time I'm away from Liza
Water come to me eye
Every time I'm away from Liza
Water come to me eye

(Recorded by Harry Belafonte on 9 November 1955)
Songwriter Irving Burgie was also known as "Lord Burgess."

The song is on Belafonte's classic 1956 "Calypso" album and also on the first Ca
rnegie Hall concert. It is credited to Lord Burgess and Bill Attaway. They were
listed for several of the songs on "Calypso" including "Day-O (Banana Boat Song)
" The Travellers Three recorded a version called "Hoi Mai Liza" on their "New So
unds" album. It's the same song except they translated the chorus into Hawaiian.
A Home-made recording was done by the Dave Guard Trio ind the days before the f
ormation of the Kingston Trio. That recording is included on the Bear Family box
set "Kingston Trio: The Guard Years" RR

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