This Is All I Ask

- Harry Nilsson
Released: 1973 Genres: Pop
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Lyric "This Is All I Ask"

As I approach the prime of my life
I find I have the time of my life
Learning to enjoy at my leisure
All the simple pleasures
And so I happily concede

This is all I ask
This is all I need

Beautiful girl, walk a little slower, when you walk by me
Lingering sunset, stay a little longer with the lonely sea
Children everywhere, when you shoot at bad men, shoot at me
Take me to that strange enchanted land

Grownups seldom understand
Wandering rainbows
Leave a bit of color for my heart to own
Stars in the sky, make my wish come true
Before the night has flown
And let the music play
As long as there's a song to sing
Then I will stay younger than spring

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Harry Nilsson

Harry Nilsson

Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994[2]), usually credited as Nilsson, was an American singer-songwriter who achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s. His work is characterized by pioneering overdub experiments, returns to the Great American Songbook, and fusions of Caribbean sounds.