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Carpenters – Close To You
From: [email protected] (Ted Whalen)

(They Long To Be) Close to You

Lyrics by Bal David
Music by Burt Bacharach

A# = 3 0 1 x
A7 = 0 2 4 x
Am = 2 2 3 0
Dm = 2 0 0 1
D7 = x 0 3 2

Riff A:

|---------| - | -------| -------| |
|---------| A# 5 | A7 --0--3-| Am --0--3-| Dm |
|--0---3--| - | -------| -------| |
|---------| - | -------| -------| |
Why do birds suddenly ap - pear ev ry time you are near?

Riff B:

A# F
|---------- |-------------- |---------- |
|---------- A# |------------5- A# |---------- F |
|--0----3-- |--0----3------ |--0----3-- |
|---------- |-------------- |---------- |
Just like me.. they long to be.... close to you...

A Why do birds suddenly appear
every time you are near?
B Just like me...
they long to be...
close to you...

A Why do stars fall down from the sky
every time you walk by?
B Just like me...
They long to be...
Close to you...

Riff C:

|------------0--------------------|
|----------------3---0------------|
|--0--3---------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

A# A#
On the day that you were born the

A# A#
Angels got to-gether and de-

(reminder)
D7 = x 0 3 2

Am Am (Am) D7
-cid-ed to cre-ate a dream come true

A# A#
So they sprink-led moondust in your hair of

A# A#
Gold and starlight in your eyes of

C
Blue...

A That is why all the boys in town
Follow you all around

B Just like me
They long to be > repeat and fade
Close to you... /
C /

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