Close Your EyesWords & Music by Bernice Petkere
Recorded by Doris Day, 1959*
E7-9 A9 Dm6 Under a midnight sky, E7-9 F Am Watching a single star. A7 G G9 C Thrilled by the beauty up above. E E7-9 E7 Alone, just you and I, E7-9 F Am With just a soft guitar, F E7-9 E7 Am Thrilled by the beauty of our love. Am Dm Close your eyes, Am Dm D9 Em F F7/6 F E7 Rest your head on my shoul - der and sleep. E7-9 E7 Am Fdim Am Close your eyes, and I will close mine. Am Dm Close your eyes, Am Dm D9 Em F F7/6 F E7 Let's pretend that we're both count - ing sheep. E7-9 E7 Am Fdim Am A7 Close your eyes -- this is divine. A Em7 A7 Music plays Em7 A7 Em7 A7 Edim A7 Something dreamy for dancing, while we're ro - manc - ing, Cdim Am7 It's loves holiday. Dm7 F E7-9 And love will be our guide. Am Dm Close your eyes, Am Dm D9 Dm F F7/6 F E7 When you o - pen them, Dear, I'll be near E7-9 E7 Am By your side. E7-9 Fdim Am So won't you close your eyes? Fdim E7+5 A Close your eyes.
*I'm crediting Day's 1959 version here, even though it does not contain the intro I show here -- which comes from Cleo Layne's recording issued some 30 years after Day's.