An American singer and actress who was known for her smoky, sensual voice. She recorded 32 albums in a career that began in 1955 with a live performance at the 881 Club in Los Angeles. She was named one of Billboard's most popular female vocalists for 1955, 1956, and 1957.

She suffered a stroke in 1995 and was in poor health until her death in Encino, California, at the age of 74, survived by four of her children.

by: Julie London 1963

Am     Am+7        Dm      Dm+7
Besame,     besame mucho.

A7          Dm7           E7-9       Fdim        Am
Each time I cling to your kiss I hear music di - vine.

A7-9   A7       Dm   Dm+7  Dm7  Dm7-5
Besame,  besame mu - cho.

Am          C7          B7             Fdim       E+
Hold me my darling and say that you'll always be mine.

Dm7         E7-9           Am        Am+7
This joy is something new, my arms enfolding you.

Dm7        E7-9             Am7
Never knew this thrill be - fore.

Dm7     E7-9           Am          Am7
Whoever thought I'd be holding you close to me

C7                B7        Fdim   E+
Whispering, "It's you I a - dore"?

Am          Am+7                 Dm      Dm+7
Dearest one,     if you should leave me,

A7          Dm7              E7-9         Fdim           Am
Each little dream would take wings and my life would be through

A7-9   A7        Dm   Dm+7  Dm7  Dm7-5
Besame,   besame mu - cho.

Am7           C7          Gdim        Fdim   E7-9  Am
Love me for - ev - er and make all my dreams come true.

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