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  • Mind the gap.” (3X)

  • Train station guard: I don’t know this one personally yet it has been a few years now.

  • I keep seeing her come to this station just sitting on the same seat, but never getting on the train.

  • You know there’s been a lot of strange thing’s happening in this city.

  • And she sure has been acting quite strange but I don’t care because she’s such an elegant lady.

  • Old lady: “Sir...”

  • mind the gap.

  • Train station guard: May I help you?

  • Old lady: Those were the first words my husband ever spoke to me.

  • Train station guard: Would you like to sit down? Over here?

  • Old lady: Thank you. It’s all right.

  • You see

  • forty years ago my husband and I met in this station.

  • We fell in love. We dated. We had a child.

  • So wonderful father

  • He had a beautiful voice.

  • Unfortunately, the talent scouts did not discover him, add his voice to myself.

  • Now this voice is with the city now, even though he's been gone for a few years

  • Listen

  • Train station guard: that was your husband's voice that was on that recording before?

  • Old lady: That’s right. They replaced him.

  • I had no right to ask. But please, is it possible that I could get the tapes?

  • you know the decades i've been here listening to your husband's voice

  • Train station guard:…but actually there’s nothing I can do about it because today they just changed over the system.

  • Old lady: It’s ok. I understand.Train station guard: I am so sorry.

  • Since that day we spoke, I haven’t seen that woman return to this station.

  • Of course, she has no reasons to come back.

  • Time always has a way of making of things slip away till there’s nothing left.

  • (Music: It was a Tuesday morninin May, and as I awoke.

  • I saw the sun against your fair face.

  • It was the years, lovely smile,

  • the breeze was fresh and throughout the garden lingered the sun to roses.

  • It was May and I cannot forget that we sang together.

  • The more time passes, the more I remember.

  • The air was fresh and the sun so sweet….

  • it was Mayit was May.

  • Yes, I love of my heartlove of my heart..

  • Youre goinfar away , youre leavinme.

  • And I will count the hours, when will you return?

  • With nod I said, ’ I will return when the roses bloom again.’

  • And I said love of my heart, love of my heart….

  • Youre goinfar away, youre leavinme.

  • And I will count the hours, when will you return?

  • And you said, ‘I will return.’ When I share your voice again

  • I will return as promised….when the roses bloomMan: Thank you. Thank you very much!

  • We will call youby the way I’m just wondering if you could do me a favor?

  • Just record the line for me. Just say, ‘Mind the gap.’

  • Musician: ‘Mind the gap.’

  • Man: Can you just say it two more times?

  • Announcer: “Mind the gapmind the gap….mind the gap.”

  • Train station guard: Madam, we were able to get your husband’s recording and reinstalled

  • not in all the city but at least this station.

  • Here, his voice is our mutual memory.

  • Old lady: Thank you.

  • Train station guard: Are you going somewhere?

  • Old lady: Well, Yes. I can go on from here now. I have my memories.

  • Train station guard: Wonderful! May I give you a hand?

  • Old lady: Oh, thank you!

  • Mind the gap.”

Mind the gap.” (3X)

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Kingston 2013 A Memory to Remember

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