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A Man Alone - the lyrics

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"A Man Alone"

David Butterworth submits:

"A Man Alone" - vocal: Pat Boone
From (sic.) "The Ipcress File"
DOT 16808 - 45rpm - 2:27

He keeps his heart in hiding,
his feelings are in disguise.
He may not seem exciting,
but danger is in his eyes.

No love may try to trap him
or capture him in his spell.
No love can ever hold him,
for he knows intrigue too well.

This is a silent stranger,
his destiny is unknown.
He plays the game of danger,
and this is a man alone.


--J.Barry / R. Tillison / Russell T. Lesslie

Thanks to Alan More for the scan of the single


Website gives as date "ca. December 1965 poss. Hollywood, CA – Pat Boone"

It would seem as though people just added lyrics. The publisher would have given permission, though.
As an aside, Leslie Bricusse said *he* wrote an Ipcress song. Which was not used.


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