A Very Precious LoveWords & Music by Sammy Fain & Paul Francis Webster
Recorded by Doris Day, 1958
From the movie "Marjorie Morningstar"
E A E7 A D9 Fdim A A very precious love is what you are to me, D9 Bm7-5 C#m7-5 F#7 Gdim Bm A stairway to a star, a night in Shangri La of ecs - tasy. D9 E7 Cdim A D9 Bm7-5 E7 F#7 Lan - terns of gold, lan - terns of blue B7 Cdim E B7 E Twinkle in the shadows while I dance with you. E A E7 A D9 Fdim A An echo in the wind across the summer lake D9 Bm7-5 C#m7-5 F#7 Is saying you should know that lanterns lose their glow Gdim Bm And hearts can break. C#7 F#7 D Cdim Bm7-5 So hold me close, my Darling, then kiss me ten - der - ly, D9 Bm7-5 A D9 Edim E7 E7/6 A And give your precious love, your very precious love to me.