Angel Eyes Lyrics

Angel Eyes

Matt Dennis

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Angel Eyes Lyrics

Try to think that love’s not around
But it’s uncomfortably near
My old heart ain’t gaining no ground
Because my angel eyes ain’t here

Angel eyes, that old devil sent
They glow unbearably bright
Need I say that my love’s misspent
Mispent with angel eyes tonight

So drink up all you people
Order anything you see
Have fun you, happy people
The drinks and the laughs are on me

Pardon me but I got to run
The fact’s uncommonly clear
Got to find who’s now number one
And why my angel eyes ain’t here
Excuse me while I disappear


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Chords

Angel Eyes

Angel Eyes is a jazz standard in the minor blues format. Using a walking bass, you should play this song differently every time by improvising the bass line.

If you have practiced your chords in every position you can easily add them, no matter where your walking bass leads you.

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Biography

frank-sinatra-thumbFrank’s legacy might best be summed up by Stephen Holden who wrote for the 1983 Rolling Stone Record Guide:

“Frank Sinatra’s voice is pop music history. Like Presley and Dylan – Sinatra will last indefinitely. He virtually invented modern pop song phrasing.”

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Biography

matt-dennis-thumbBeing exposed to music from an early age with his parents both being professional musicians, Matt Dennis took to the piano, singing and arranging like a fish to water!

Performing with his family from an early age in the Vaudeville tradition, Matt got to know American showbiz before he even learned to read or write.

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