Donít close your eyes    (video)    (clip)    (midi)

 

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1. I know you loved him ††††††a long time ago,

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††† even now in my arms ††††††††you still want him, I know.

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††† But, darling, this time ††††††let your memories die,

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††† when you hold me tonight, †††††††don't close your eyes.

 

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Don't close your eyes, let it be me,

††††††††††††††††† †††††††††G††† †††††D††† †††††††††Em

don't pretend it's him in some fantasy.

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Darling, just once let yesterday go,

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††G††† †††††††††††D†††† †††††††††††Em

you'll find more love than you've ever known.

††††††††††† †††††††††Am††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††D

Just hold me tight when you love me tonight,

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and don't close your eyes.††††††††††††††††† +C - D - G †††- C - G

 

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2. Maybe I've been a fool ††††††††holding on all this time,

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††† lying here in your arms †††††††knowing he's in your mind.

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††† But I keep hoping someday††††††† that you'll see the light,

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††† let it be tonight, ††††††don't close your eyes.

 

+ CHORUS (2x)

 

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+Just hold me tight when you love me tonight,

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††† and don't close your eyes.

 

††† (Keith Whitley)