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Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:18 am
by B4real
Thanks Linda,

I don't think he's finished with changing the song yet either! Get ready for version three! Maybe we'll see that first in Australia ;-)

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:19 pm
by evalucia
Thanks a lot for the transcript; it is great to see the lyrics evolving!
At the concert I actually thought he sang “but I am stuck –up in the snow” after the Mallorca line.
(Which seemed a little weird to me, as this is probably the last thing he is.) :lol:

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:02 am
by B4real
Well, this is version three - Australia will maybe see another one :)
As usual, all suggestions are welcome. I'm not sure about this line "Ah, yuh promise not to tell".

Amsterdam 20th September 2013 – last concert in Europe.

I’ve Got A Little Secret

I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell
I said, I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell
You see, I made a date in Heaven
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

I’d like to love you baby
It just don’t feel right
I would, I’d like to love you baby
It just don’t feel right
You see, I’ve got this full length mirror
Oh Lord, and it ain’t a pretty sight

I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell
I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell
I made a date in Heaven
Oh Lord, but I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

(Mitch’s guitar - with audience clapping - UHTC crew come on stage)

I’d like to hold you baby
But my arms are old and weak
I would, I like to hold you baby
My arms are old and weak
I was listenin’ to your story, Oh Lord
But I guess I fell asleep

(audience clapping continuing )

I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell (LC says about the UHTC crew: “these are our people”)
I’ve got a little secret
Ah, yuh promise not to tell
You see, I made a date in Heaven
Oh Lord, but I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

(LC says: “these are all the folks that made the concert, made the tour possible; so grateful to everyone of them”)

It’s kinda chilly in your kitchen
It must be ten below
It’s kinda chilly in your kitchen
It must be ten below
I bought a ticket for the tropics
I must have left it in the snow

I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell
I said, I’ve got a little secret
Promise not to tell
I made a date in Heaven
Oh Lord, but I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

I bought a ticket for the tropics
I must have left it in the snow

I hope he finds it post haste because we here in the tropics are expecting him very soon! Soooooo tropical late November in Cairns and Townsville!!

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:24 pm
by Jonnie Falafel
Source:

"I've got a secret
I ain't gonna tell
I'm going to heaven
In a split pea shell"

Shake Sugaree - Grateful Dead/Dylan etc.

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:56 am
by B4real
B4real wrote:Thanks Linda, I don't think he's finished with changing the song yet either! Get ready for version three! Maybe we'll see that first in Australia ;-)

B4real wrote: Australia will maybe see another one :)
I bought a ticket for the tropics
I must have left it in the snow

I hope he finds it post haste because we here in the tropics are expecting him very soon! Soooooo tropical late November in Cairns and Townsville!!

Well, I was almost right, we got version four!

In order now - Dublin, London, Amsterdam, Townsville.

Version 4:
TOWNSVILLE 28th November 2013

Intro to this song:
Leonard says: “Ah Friends, it’s been so great playing for you. We’re pushin’ up against the curfew but before we go I got a little secret”.

I’ve Got A Little Secret

I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell
I’ve got a little secret
You got to promise not to tell
I made a date in Heaven
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

I’d like to love you baby
But it don’t feel right
I would, I’d like to love you baby
It just don’t seem right
You see I’ve got this full length mirror
And it ain’t a pretty sight

I’d like to love you baby
It just don’t seem right
I said, I’d like to love you baby
It just don’t feel right
I’ve got this full length mirror
Oh Lord, and it ain’t a pretty sight

(Mitch’s electric guitar)

I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell
I do, I have a little secret
You got to promise not to tell
I made a date in Heaven
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

I’d like to hold you baby
But my arms are old and weak
I’d like to hold you baby
But my arms are old and weak
I was listenin’ to your story
But I guess I fell asleep

(Neil’s HB3 organ)

It’s kind of chilly in your kitchen
It must be ten below
It’s kind of chilly in your kitchen
It must be ten below
I bought a ticket for Townsville
I must have lost it in the snow

I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell
I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell

I made a date in Heaven
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell
I made a date in Heaven
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:17 am
by B4real
The latest and 5th Version:

HILL WINERY (Geelong) 7th December 2012

Leonard’s intro to this song:
“ah friends, you’ve been so great. Before I go, I want to let you in on a little secret. I’ve got a little secret.”

I’ve Got A Little Secret

I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell
I said I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell
I made a date in Heaven, oh Lord
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

I’d like to love you baby
But it don’t seem right
I’d like to love you baby
It just don’t seem right
You see, I’ve got this full length mirror
And it ain’t a pretty sight

I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell
I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell
I made a date in Heaven
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

(Mitch’s electric guitar)

I’d like to hold you baby
But my arms are old and weak
I would, I’d like to hold you baby
But my arms are old and weak
I was listenin’ to your story
But I guess I fell asleep

I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell
I said, I’ve got a little secret
You’ve got to promise not to tell
You see, I made a date in Heaven
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

(Neil’s HB3 organ)

It’s kinda chilly in your kitchen
It must be ten below
It’s kinda chilly in your kitchen
Must be ten below
I bought a ticket for the tropics
I must have lost it in the snow

I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell
I’ve got a little secret
If you promise not to tell

You see, I made a date in Heaven
But I’ve been keepin’ it in Hell

At the end of this song Leonard says: “I’m sorry friends; we’ve come to the end of the show”.
Then they play the last song of the night, “Save The Last Dance For Me”.

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:59 pm
by AlexandraLaughing
Thanks, guys. Where did this song come in the Dublin line-up?

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:13 am
by musicmania
AlexandraLaughing wrote:Thanks, guys. Where did this song come in the Dublin line-up?


Between Chelsea Hotel and Waiting For The Miracle.

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:49 am
by AlexandraLaughing
Thanks- odd they took it out. Maybe LC has produced a new version and wants to keep it for the next album?

Re: I've Got a Little Secret

Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 11:31 am
by Goldin
A ticket to Jamaica! Great :D