You're Nearer [Alternate, Take 9] [Alternate Take][Version]

Tony Bennett, Bill EvansBuy this song

Tony Bennett

Anthony Dominick Benedetto, better known as Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926), is an Italian-American singer of popular music, standards, show tunes, and jazz. Bennett is also a serious and accomplished painter, having created works—under the name Anthony Benedetto—that are on permanent public… more »

Time is a healer But it cannot heal my heart My mind says I've forgotten you
And then I feel my heart The miles lie between us
But your fingers touch my own
You're nearer far away from me
For you're too much my own

You're nearer Than my head is to my pillow Nearer
Than the wind is to the willow Dearer
Than the rain is to the earth below Precious as the sun to the things that grow

You're nearer Than the ivy to the wall is Nearer Than the winter to the fall is Leave me
But when you're away you'll know
You're nearer For I love you so

You're nearer For I love you so



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