Shining Star words and music by Leo Graham and Paul Richmond

Recorded by the MANHATTANS on Columbia Records
(c)1980 Content Music, Inc. [w/ the 4 brothers
on the cover of the sheet music, in their best
'70s leisure suits, just beamin']

[8 bar intro] E Amaj7 E Amaj7
Honey,
E Amaj7
you are my shining star.
E
Don't you go away.

Amaj7
Wanna
E Amaj7
be right here where you are until my dying day.

E Amaj7 A/B [A w/ the B bass]

E Amaj7 E
So many have tried, tried to find a love like yours and mine

Amaj7 E

E Amaj7
Girl, don't your realize how you hypnotize?
E
Make me, love you more each time.

D A/C# B A/C# D
Honey I'll never leave you lonely;
A/C# B A/B Bb/C A/B
give my love to you only, to you only, to you on - ly.

Honey, you are my shining star.
Don't you go away.
Wanna be right here where you are unitl my dying day.

E Amaj7 E
Feels so good when we're lying here next to each other, lost in love.

Amaj7 E

E Amaj7
Baby, when we touch, love you so much.
E
You're all I ever dreamed of.

Honey I'll never leave you lonely;
give my love to you only, to you only, to you only.

[Big modulation here; then repeat and fade:]
F Bbmaj7
Honey, you are my shining star.
Don't you go away.
Wanna be right here where you are until my dying day.

--

Makes me all misty just to type the words. Hard to see how you're gonna
do any better.

Congrats,

Rico
--
"Now about so many roads, so many roads, sooo many
roads, so *many* roads, oh so >very< many roads, so so
many roads...."
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