california nights

Lesley Gore

                          "California Nights"
                      (M. Hamlisch - H. Liebling)

Intro (chorus chord progression):


Fm               Gb
/ / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

(bass enters)

E                 C             [N.C.]
/ / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

Verse 1:

Dm7/C     Cmaj7
Along the sand
Dm7/C           Em       Am
Let's walk the shores together, now
Dm7/C       Cmaj7
Yes, hand in hand
Dm7/C      Em       Am
It's gonna be fair weather now
 Em       Am
When the stars come out
 Dm7 [N.C.]        G [bass]         C
Stop (stop!)  to count them in the sky

Chorus 1:

 Fm              Gb
Long California nights
When I'm walkin' with you
Hand in hand by the shore
        Fm               Gb
Yes, I love California nights
At the beach where we'd swim
With the tide rollin' in

Verse 2:

And there we'll be
Beneath the midnight sky above
Just you and me
And we will whisper words of love
While the firelight
Soft (soft)-ly flickers in the sand

Chorus 2:

Warm California nights
With the breeze blowin' in
The time for love to begin
I would miss California nights
If I went on my way
Thinkin' now that I'll stay


Dm7/G   Cmaj7/G
 / / / /  / / / /

     Dm7/G   Cmaj7/G
Ooh, baby
         Dm7/G   Cmaj7/G
Love you, baby
Mmm, baby

Chorus 3:

Long California nights
Always close as a kiss
Nothin' sweeter than this
And we'll spend California nights
Always close as a kiss [fade]

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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