My PrayerWords & Music by Jimmy Kennedy, Georges Boulanger, 1939
Based on Boulanger's "Avant de Mourir", 1926
Recorded by The Platters, 1956 (#1 for 5 weeks, on charts 23 weeks)
Cm F Bb G7 When the twilight is gone, Dm7 Cm And no songbirds are singing, F Bb G7 When the twilight is gone, Dm7 Cm You come into my heart; Dm7 Fm Fdim And here in my heart you will stay G7/6 G7 C While I pray. C D7 My prayer is to linger with you Fm7 C G At the end of the day in a dream that's divine; C D7 My prayer is a rapture in bloom, Fm G C Fm C With the world far away, and your lips close to mine. Bridge: G# C Tonight while our hearts are aglow, C#7 G Fdim(III) G Oh, tell me the words that I'm longing to know. (N.C.) C D7 My prayer and the answer you give -- Fm C May they still be the same for as long as we live, F G7 That you'll always be there F G7 C Fm C Fm C At the end of my prayer.