“Longfellow Serenade” is a timeless classic that has been a staple in Eddy McManus’s repertoire for years. Written by the incomparable Neil Diamond, this song is a true masterpiece that captures the romance and passion of young love.
With its memorable opening lines “Longfellow serenade / Such were the plans I’d made,” the song sets the stage for a beautiful and poetic love story. The lyrics speak to the deep connection between two lonely hearts, with lines like “Warmed by a stolen kiss / For I was lonely / And she was lonely.” And the chorus, “Ride, come on baby, ride / Let me make your dreams come true,” is a heartfelt declaration of love that will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside.
But “Longfellow Serenade” is more than just a love song – it’s also a tribute to the timeless poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With lines like “I’ll weave his web of rhyme / Upon the summer night,” Diamond pays homage to the great poet while also creating a beautiful and evocative love song.
Overall, “Longfellow Serenade” is a true masterpiece that has stood the test of time. Its poetic lyrics and catchy melodies make it a must-listen for anyone who appreciates a well-written love song. And as a longtime fan favorite of Eddy McManus, this song is sure to be a hit with audiences of all ages.