Magic MomentsWords & Music by Hal David & Burt Bacharach
Recorded by Perry Como, 1958
D Bm Em7 A7sus4 A7 I'll never forget the moment we kissed the night of the hay - ride, D Bm Em7 A7sus4 A7 The way that we hugged to try to keep warm while taking a sleigh-ride… Refrain: D F#m G G9 A7/9 A7 Magic moments, mem'ries we've been shar - ing, D F#m G G9 A7/9 A7 Magic moments, when two hearts are car - ing. D Am7 D7 Am7 D7 G6 G C9 Time can't e - rase the mem'-ry of D D6 F#m F#m7 G Edim D Those mag - ic mo - ments filled with love. D Bm Em7 A7sus4 A7 The telephone call that tied up the line for hours and ho - urs; D Bm Em7 A7sus4 A7 The Saturday dance I got up the nerve to send you some flow - ers… Repeat Refrain: D Bm Em7 A7sus4 A7 The way that we cheered whenever our team was scoring a touch-down; D Bm Em7 A7sus4 A7 The time that the floor fell out of my car when I put the clutch down… Repeat Refrain: D Bm Em7 A7sus4 A7 The penny arcade, the games that we played, the fun and the pri - zes, D Bm Em7 A7sus4 A7 The halloween hop when ev'ryone came in funny dis - gui - ses… Repeat Refrain:
Como died May 12, 2001, at the age of 87. Described by his idol, Bing Crosby, as "the man who invented casual," Como had his first hit in 1945 and was still charting as late as the 1970's.