This Magic Moment

Album: The Drifters Greatest Hits (1960)
Charted: 16
  • This magic moment, so different and so new
    Was like any other until I kissed you
    And then it happened, it took me by surprise
    I knew that you felt it too, by the look in your eyes

    Sweeter than wine
    Softer than the summer night
    Everything I want, I have
    Whenever I hold you tight

    This magic moment while your lips are close to mine
    Will last forever, forever 'till the end of time

    (Magic, magic) oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
    (Magic, magic) oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
    (Magic, magic) uh-uh-uh-uh-uh

    Sweeter than wine
    Softer than the summer night
    Everything I want, I have
    Whenever I hold you tight

    This magic moment while your lips are close to mine
    Will last forever, forever 'till the end of time

    (Magic, magic) Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh
    Magic moment (magic, magic)
    Magic moment (magic, magic)
    Magic moment (magic, magic) Writer/s: DOC POMUS, MORT SHUMAN
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 22nd 1968, "This Magic Moment" by Jay and the Americans entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and on March 2nd, 1969 it peaked at #6 (for 1 week) and spent 14 weeks on the Top 100...
    Eight years earlier on February 16th, 1960; the original version by the Drifters entered the Top 100, it peaked at #16 on March 28th, 1960 and stayed on the Top 100 for 11 weeks...
    In 1989 Rick James combined it with another Drifters hit,"Dance With Me", his version reached #74 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyGreat song; can't believe it only reached No. 16 on the Top 100. My 2nd favorite Drifter's record, the 1st being "There Goes My Baby". I remember when I first heard "There Goes My Baby" I was completely bowled over by the violins playing it the background, who would have have believed it, violins on a pop record!!!!
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