Come, Let us roam the night together Singing. I love you. Across The Harlem roof-tops Moon is shining. Night sky is blue. Stars are great drops Of golden dew. Down the street A band is playing. I love you. Come, Let us roam the night together Singing.
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967) [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Marius Flothuis (1914 - 2001), "Harlem Night Song", op. 49 (Negro lament) no. 2 [sung text not yet checked]
- by Wilhelm Grosz (1894 - 1939), "Harlem Night Song", from Africa Songs [sung text not yet checked]
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This text was added to the website: 2005-10-12
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Word count: 47