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The Very Thought of You

The Very Thought of You

As I reflect on “The Very Thought of You,” I surmise that “you” can be used to suggest a single individual or the universal “you” representing a group, a gathering, community, or collective of individuals. As a song, the lyrics were written and sung by Ray Noble, but the classic lyricism and emotional laden quality of the words found other expressive voices such as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Doris Day, Kay Starr, Sarah Vaughn, Rod Stewart, Billie Holiday, Etta James, Elvis Costello, Johnny Hartman, Nancy Wilson, Tony Bennett and probably countless others.
The very thought of you
And I forget to do
The little ordinary things
That everyone ought to do
I´m living in a kind of daydream
I´m happy as a king and foolish
Though it may seem to me
That´s everything
The mere idea of you
The longing here for you
You´ll never know
How slow the moments go
Till I´m near to you I see your face in every flower
You eyes in stars above
It´s just the thought of you
The very thought of you
So, …