It's Like Reaching for the Moon

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Carmen McRae

Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it was her behind-the-beat phrasing and her ironic interpretations of song lyrics that made her memorable. McRae drew inspiration from Billie Holiday, but established her own distinctive voice. She went on to record over 60 albums, enjoying a rich musical career, performing and recording in the United States, Europe, and Japan. more »


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1972
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It's like reaching for the moon
It's like reaching for the sun
It's like reaching for the stars
Reaching for you

You're so far above me
How can I expect an angel to love me
Who is so divine as you are

It's like flying without wings
Playing fiddle without strings
And a million other things
No one can do

Though my hopes are slender
In my secret arms I pray you'll surrender
Though it's like reaching for the moon

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Written by: AL LEWIS, AL SHERMAN, GERALD MARQUSEE

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