Passing StrangersWords & Music by Mel Mitchell & Rita Man
Recorded by Billy Eckstine & Sarah Vaughan, 1957
A7 D D9 D Em7/9 Em7 We seem like passing strangers now -- F#m G How can you hurry by? Gdim D B7 There were never two who loved Em7/9 Em7 G/B A7/6 A7 Half as much as you and I. A7 D D9 D Em7/9 Em7 We seem like passing strangers now; F#m G Funny how things can change. Gdim D B7 We were so inseparable Em7/9 Em7 Gdim B7 Now you're acting very strange. G A7 The hands I used to touch Gdim D Bm Don't even wave hello; F#7 Edim Em7 A7 F#m A7 How I miss your lips you'll never know. A7 D D9 D Em7/9 Em7 If you would on - ly turn to me, F#m G Speak my name just once more, Gdim D Cdim Gdim B7 You might find right there and then G G/F# Em7 Gdim A7 Gdim D Stran - gers can be lovers a - gain.
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