"my eyes adored you." as written by Kenny Nolan and Robert Crewe....
My eyes adored you though I never laid a hand on you
My eyes adored you like a million miles away from me
You couldn't see how I adored you
So close, so close and yet so far
Carried your books from school
Playin' make believe you're married to me
You were fifth grade, I was sixth when we came to be
Walkin' home ev'ry day over Bonnicut Bridge and Bay
Till we grew into the me and you who went our separate ways

My eyes adored you though I never laid a hand on you
My eyes adored you like a million miles away from me
You couldn't see how I adored you
So close, so close and yet so far
Headed for city lights, climbed the ladder up to fortune and fame
I worked my fingers to the bone made myself a name
Funny I seemed to find that no matter how the years unwind
Still I reminisce 'bout the girl I miss and the love I left behind

My eyes adored you though I never laid a hand on you
My eyes adored you like a million miles away from me
You couldn't see how I adored you
So close, so close and yet so far

All my life I will remember how warm and tender we were way back then
Whoa baby
Oh the feeling, sad regrets I know I won't ever forget you
My childhood friend

My eyes adored you though I never laid a hand on you
My eyes adored you like a million miles away from me
You couldn't see how I adored you
So close, so close and yet so far


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"My Eyes Adored You" as written by Kenny Nolan Bob Crewe

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    General Commentthis is such a sweet song. i love it!!
    pretty self-explanatory: a guy singing about his first love.
    frankie valli is amazing!!
    slowly fall aparton June 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI only have to hear the opening bars of this song for the tears to start flowing.
    tomthumbon February 11, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis is my song from 7th grade...dedicated to me by my 2-yr boyfriend who dumped me for a relationship with Carol, the prettiest girl in the school. (It lasted just a few weeks:). We've reconnected through Facebook and now can laugh at it, although he claims to not even recall her name (bright man:). It's funny how music can remain with us...take us back to a time of long ago when life was so much less complicated. I still see him as a boy, even though his photos show that he's aged (although he looks very young for his age...lucky him). This song was about love lost, but respect remaining. We were quite the pair...hanging out after school each day as we walked around town; going to the weekly dances and the twice weekly sporting events; walking and eating together during school. Ahhhhh....this song is indeed special. And I am so thankful he gave me this gift when he said goodbye all those decades ago. Music (all music) is a blessing...
    ASweetPeaon October 05, 2011   Link

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