It Happened in Monterey (1930)
(w) Billy Rose (m) Mabel Wayne (I) film The King of Jazz by John Boles & Jeanette Loff. (P) Paul Whiteman Orchestra (CR) Ruth Etting
Refrain: It happened in Monterey a long time ago.
I met her in Monterey in old Mexico.
Stars and steel guitars and luscious lips, as red as wine
Broke somebody’s heart, and I’m afraid that it was mine.
It happened in Monterey, and without thinking twice
I left her and threw away the key to paradise.
My indiscreet heart longs for the sweetheart
That I left in old Monterey.