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Music written and performed by The Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orchestra. Song lyrics written by David King. Published by Bliss Avenue Songs, ASCAP.


Keep me tucked away like a petal that you plucked in May.
Save me for a winter's day to remind you the summer days aren't really far behind you.
Hide me in the sand wherever sea meets land.
Keep me close at hand whenever you need a memory of better weather.

Chorus: Two by two, I'll be there, I'll be there for you, anywhere the going gets rough and the lot you got just got a little bit tougher.

Fold me like a plane whenever you feel rain,
and I'll always remain 'cuz I love ya.
I'll try my best to hover right above ya.
Keep me close at hand when snow covers the land.
Remember me whenever you need memory of lilacs on the sweet breeze.



from April's Empire, track released April 21, 2012



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Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orchestra Urbana, Illinois

Energetic and unabashedly romantic, The Duke of Uke & His Novelty Orchestra enchants audiences with witty lyrics, complex vocal harmonies and funky rhythms.The unique combination of ukulele, violin, tuba, saxophone, bass, rock drums and latin percussion swing you from sweet to funky with a sound that will remind you of summers gone by, road trips to come, and long-lost friends you've never met. ... more

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