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Carpenters – Close To You
From: archer@u.washington.edu (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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