South of the border down Mexico way
That's where I fell in love
When the stars above came out to play
And now as I wonder

Their thoughts ever stray
South of the border down Mexico way
She was a picture in old spanish lace
Just for a little while

I kissed the smile upon her face
For it was "fiesta" and we were so gay
South of the border down Mexico way
Then she sighed as she whispered "manana"

Never dream that we were parting
And I lied as I whispered "manana"
'Cause our tomorrow never came
South of the border I rode back one day

There in a veil of white by candlelight
She knelt to pray
But the mission bells told me
That I mustn't stay

South of the border down Mexico way
Ay-ay-ay-ay ay-ay-ay-ay
Ay-ay-ay-ay ay-ay-ay-ay
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South Of The Border Lyrics

Fats Domino – South Of The Border Lyrics

Songwriters: JIMMY KENNEDY, MICHAEL CARR
South Of The Border lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC.

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