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Key Largo is an island off the coast of Florida that was the setting for the 1948 movie of the same name. The movie starred Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, who were married in real life and one of the most glamorous couples in Hollywood.

Bertie Higgins spent a lot of time in the Florida keys and based this song on the movie, with a failed romance also serving as inspiration. It was the only hit for the singer/songwriter Higgins, who started his career in the early '60s as the drummer in Tommy Roe's backup band.

Key Largo.

Wrapped around each other

Trying so hard to stay warm

That first cold winter together

Lying in each other's arms

Watching those old movies

Falling in love so desperately

Honey I was your hero

And you were my leading lady

We had it all

Just like Bogie and Bacall

Starring in our old late, late show

Sailing away to Key Largo

Here's lookin' at you kid

Missing all the things we did

We can find it once again, I know

Just like they did in Key Largo

[From: http://www.elyrics.net]

Honey can't you remember

We played all the parts

That sweet scene of surrender

When you gave me your heart

Please say you will... play it again

'Cause I love you still

Baby this can't be the end

We had it all

Just like Bogie and Bacall

Starring in our old late, late show

Sailing away to Key Largo

Here's lookin' at you kid

Missing all the things we did

We can find it once again, I know

Just like they did in Key Largo

Songwriter(s): Bertie Higgins, Sonny Limbo

Copyright: Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Warner Chappell Music





Lauren Bacall 1940s.



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Bacall was a fox.

My first wife was a lot like her. In fact, that was what attracted me to her in the first place.

I miss both of them.

(Though I never actually met Lauren. [sigh] I was much too young for her.)

By the way, I always hated that song.

Love Key Largo. We are going there in January.
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LarsMac;1437554 wrote: Bacall was a fox.

My first wife was a lot like her. In fact, that was what attracted me to her in the first place.

I miss both of them.

(Though I never actually met Lauren. [sigh] I was much too young for her.)

By the way, I always hated that song.

Love Key Largo. We are going there in January.


Yeah that she was and after Ms Monroe of course, she's one of my favourites from that era.
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