February 1964. My mother told me that I said, "He's so pretty, it hurts to look." I still feel that way. The lyric helps, too. "Close your eyes and I'll kiss you/tomorrow I'll miss you/remember, I'll always be true." I was six years old, and this was a little girl's vision of perfect love. I have seen no reason to reassess.
I memorably saw him perform this live. It was in the hot summer of 2011 at Wrigley Field. Yes, Wrigley Field! The home of my Chicago Cubs! It was one of life's perfect moments.
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