The song was written in 1964.
Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David
Key: C Major
C Cmaj7 C7 F Fm6
I walk along the city streets you used to walk along with me, C Cmaj7 C7 F And every step I take recalls how muchin love we used to be.C G7 C7 F Oh, how can I forget you, when there is always something there to G7 C remind meC7 F C Always something there to remind meC7 F CAlways something there to remind meC Cmaj7 C7 F Fm6 When shadows fall, I pass the small cafe where we would dance at night C Cmaj7 C7 F And I can't help recalling how it felt to kiss and hold you tight C G7 C7 F Oh, how can I forget you, when there is always something there to G7 remind me
C7 F C Always something there to remind me Em7 Am7 Fmaj7 G I was born to love you, and I will never be free C You'll always be a part of me If you should find you miss the sweet And tender love we used to share Just come back to the places where we used to go, And I'll be there Oh, how can I forget you, When there is always something there to remind me Always something there to remind me
Em7 Am7 Fmaj7 G I was born to love you, and I will never be free
C You'll always be a part of me C7 F G7 C 'Cause there is always something there to remind me
Chords within the progression:
L.H. / R.H.
C = E/EGC
Cmaj7 = C/BG
C7 = C/BbEBb and C/GBbE
F = F/ACF and F/FAE
Fm6 = F/AbCD
G7 = D/DFB
Em7 = E/EGB
Am7 = A/CEA
Fmaj7 = F/FACE
G = G/FBD
The song has 3 cool verses and basically the ending repeats and fades.
famous song. Listen to the horns! :-)
When Dionne Warwick sings this beautiful song, it stays with me always. It is one of the best songs
of the 60s.
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Do you have a favorite Burt Bacharach song? I think my all-time favorite is Close To You.
All the best,
LadyD "Jazz washes away the dust of every day life." -- Art Blakey