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MAKE THE NIGHT A LITTLE LONGER (Gerry Goffin / Carole King) The Shirelles - 1962 Chuck Jackson - 1962 The Palisades - 1963 Janie Marden - 1963 Tommy Hunt - 1963 Johnny "K" & The Dynamites - 1963 Dionne Warwick - 1964 Ramona King - 1965 Tammi Terrell - 1967 The Tangeers - 1970 Jimmy London - 1972 As recorded by THE SHIRELLES: Days are years, 'cause I don't see my baby Till the stars are in the sky And every night, when we can be together Time just seems to hurry by So, Lord, I beg you to Make the night (just a little longer) Make the night (just a little longer) So I can kiss him (just a little longer) And maybe hold him tight (just a little longer) You made the world the way you thought it should be But won't you make the night a little longer for me My nights are warm 'cause when he comes and holds me Everything just feels so fine But, Lord, you know I hate to see the sunrise Take away that man of mine So, Lord, I beg you to Make the night (just a little longer) Make the night (just a little longer) So I can kiss him (just a little longer) And hold him tight (just a little longer) (Just a little longer, just a little longer) So, Lord, I beg you to Make the night (just a little longer) Make the night (just a little longer) So I can kiss him (just a little longer) And hold him tight (just a little longer) Maybe look into his eyes (just a little longer) Please make the night (just a little longer) Make the night (just a little longer) ******************** As recorded by CHUCK JACKSON: My days are years, 'cause I don't see my baby Till the stars are in the sky And every night, when we can be together Time just seems to hurry by So, Lord, I'm begging you to Make the night (just a little longer) C'mon and make the night (just a little longer) So I can kiss her (just a little longer) And hold her tight (just a little longer) You made the world the way you thought it should be But won't you make this night a little longer for me Her arms so warm and when she comes and holds me Everything is just so fine But, Lord, you know I hate to see the sunrise It takes away this girl of mine So, won't you just Make the night (just a little longer) C'mon and make the night (just a little longer) So I can kiss her (just a little longer) And hold her tight (just a little longer), yeah (Just a little longer) Hold her tight (Just a little longer), ooh (Instrumental Break) So, Lord, I'm begging you to Make the night (just a little longer) C'mon and make the night (just a little longer) So I can squeeze her (just a little longer) And hold her tight (just a little longer) Just caress her lips (just a little longer) (Just a little longer) (Just a little longer) (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - December 2014)

    


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