Wonderful tonight – level 3

22/05/2011 19:40

This is a beautiful song by Eric Clapton. Eric Clapton was born on 30 March 1945 in England. When he was born, his mother was only 16 years old. His father was 24 years old and he was a Canadian soldier. He had to go to war before Eric was born. Eric grew up with his grandmother. As a young boy, he believed that his grandmother was his mother and his mother was only an older sister. His grandmother’s last name was Clapp and some people thought that Eric Claptons’s real name is Eric Clapp. After some years Eric’s mother met and then married another Canadian soldier and moved to Canada. Eric stayed with his grandmother in England.

When he was 13 years old, he got his first guitar but it was difficult for him to play and he lost interest. Two years later he picked it up again and started really playing. Then he became one of the best guitarist and songwriters of all times.

This is the text of his song:

It's late in the evening
She's wondering what clothes to wear
She puts on her make-up 
And brushes her long blonde hair
And then she asks me, “Do I look alright?”
And I say, “Yes, you look wonderful tonight.”

We go to a party 
Everyone turns to see 
This beautiful lady 
Who's walking around with me
And then she asks me, “Do you feel alright?”
And I say, “Yes, I feel wonderful tonight.”

I feel wonderful 
Because I see the love light in your eyes
Then the wonder of it all 
Is that you just don't realize how much I love you

It's time to go home now 
And I've got an aching head
So I give her the car keys 
And she helps me to bed
And then I tell her 
As I turn out the light 

I say my darling, you were wonderful tonight

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