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You Can Close Your Eyes

Lyrics

Well the sun is surely sinking down
But the moon is slowly rising
And this old world must still be spinning 'round
And I still love you
full lyrics
Well the sun is surely sinking down
But the moon is slowly rising
And this old world must still be spinning 'round
And I still love you
full lyrics

Features of This Track

folk roots
a subtle use of vocal harmony
acoustic sonority
major key tonality
a good dose of acoustic guitar pickin'
a dynamic male vocalist
acoustic rhythm guitars

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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mvs333
Finally!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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rlyoun
Yeap - big mistake. . .still shows Sheryl Crow album cover and name. . . for I minute I wondered if they did a duet -
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Weird. They have an album cover of Sheryl Crow instead of Mud Slide Slim....?
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Thank you JT. I can leave this world having already heard the angels. My fovorite all-time album.
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Sweet sad love song only jt can sing!
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A beautiful sad love song
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Great stuff!!!!
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Sweet, beautiful voice. No other like him, timeless!
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Everytime I hear him sing...I fall in love again:)
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stormdwhite
James is a smoorh gift of true music to the world. James and his guitar.
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Bravo!!
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Greeaaat SongWriter-B e a u t i f u l ! ! ! ! - C a n t find lyric like these today!!!!
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And no one's gonna take that time away... Great line about the fact that we were all once here.
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syrups9907
He sang this today in NYC at the 9-11 commemoratio n . Just him with guitar. Very moving.
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My favorite JT tune - I"m a huge fan.
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..."No ones going to take that time away. You can stay as long as you like." Nice.
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First time listener. Great song! Loved JT since High School.
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jillca8
James Taylor has been the soundtrack to my life. His music has brought me great joy, comfort and peace. What a wonderfully talented man. I'm thankful that he has shared his music with the world. :)
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good old JT. thanks for the introduction Buff
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striker617
my mother loved this song and sang it to me often as a child
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Grew up singing this song,was a great comfort on many a lonley night! Just seems to be over way to quick! His music may have saved me in younger years!! Never said thanks.Thank s James Taylor! Your music may have saved my life!!!
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I also sing this as a lullaby to my daughter...n i c e !
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so sweet & clean, mellow & great for sipping wine with your partner.
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I held my infant tightly, every night to this song. His father was an abusive drunk. So everynight, I would lock myself and our baby, in his babyroom and would sleep beside him on the floor to keep him safe. He just turned 18!!
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dclark613
i sung this to my daughter at bedtime as well. haven't heard it in quite some time since she is now 17. talk about teary eyed...
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I sang this song every night to my three kids when they were young as part of our bedtime routine. It's a great lullaby.
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Good Night Mommy :D
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not bad

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