jazz singer

jazz singer

Sarah Vaughan: The Nearness Of You

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Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 -- April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow as having "one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century." Nicknamed "Sailor" (for her salty speech), "Sassy" and "The Divine One", Sarah Vaughan was a Grammy Award winner. The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed upon her its "highest honor in jazz", the NEA Jazz Masters Award, in 1989... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Vaughan Lyrics Why do I just wither and forget all resistance When you and your magic pass by My hearts in a dither dear When you're at a distance But when you are near, oh my Its not the pale moon that excites me That thrills and delights me, Oh no Its just the nearness of you It isn't your sweet conversation That brings this sensation, Oh no Its just the nearness of you When you're in my arms And I feel you so close to me All my wildest dreams Came true I need no soft lights to enchant me If you'll only grant me The right To hold you ever so tight And to feel in the night The nearness of you. A link to this wonderful artists website: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/sarah-vaughan-mn0000204901 Please Enjoy! I send my kind and warm regards,