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As Time Goes By
Words and Music by Herman Hupfeld - 1931
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1943, played for 21 weeks.
Eb            Cm Fm            Bb7 Eb C+           C7
Fm           Bb7 Eb     G7   Cm    Eb Bb            D7 Gm   D7   Bb7
Fm           Bb7 Eb    Gm   Cm Fm -               Bb7
Fm           Bb7 Bbm          Bb7 Eb -                Gm
F7 Bb7           Fm Eb Bb7
Fm           Bb7 Bbm          Bb7 Eb            Bb+ Eb             Gm
F7 Bb7           Fm Eb            Ab Eb             Eb7
Ab C7 Fm Adim
Cm          Ab7 F7 Bb7          Edim Bb7
Fm          Bb7 Bbm          Bb7 Eb -                Gm
F7 Eb            Edim Fm            Bb Eb  (Bb7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note:  This song is in the key of Eb, but the chorus starts with an Fm chord.
This day and age we're liv -ing in gives cause for ap -pre -hen -sion, With speed and new in -ven -tion, and things like third di -men -sion,
Yet, we get a tri -fle wear -y, with Mis -ter Ein -stein's the -'ry, So we must get down to earth, at times re -lax, re -lieve the ten -sion.
No mat -ter what the pro -gress, or what may yet be proved, The sim -ple facts of life are such they can -not be re -moved.
You must re -mem -ber this, a kiss is still a kiss, A sigh is just a sigh;
The fun -da -men -tal things ap -ply, As time goes by.
And when two lov -ers woo, they still say, "I love you." On that you can re -ly;
No mat -ter what the fu -ture brings, As time goes by.
Moon -light and love -songs nev -er out of date, Hearts full of pas -sion, jeal -ous -y and hate;
Wo -man needs man and man must have his mate, That no one can de -ny.
It's still the same old sto -ry, a fight for love and glo -ry, A case of do or die!
The world will al -ways wel -come lov -ers, As time goes by.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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