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If I Knew You Were Comin'
I'd 've Baked A Cake
Words and Music By Al Hoffman, Bob Merrill, Clem Watts - 1950
Number 2 on the Hit Parade in 1950,  played for 12 weeks
 Verse:
F Dm F     Eb7    D7    D+ G9             C7
 Chorus:
F - C7 F
- - C7 F
- - C7 F
- - C7 F                F7
Bb - F -
Dm            F+ Dm7            G7 Bb             Bb6 C7
F - C7 F
- - C7 F     (repeat chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Well, well, well, look who's here. I have - n't seen you in man - y a year.
 
Chorus:
If I Knew You Were Com - in' I'd 've Baked A Cake, baked a cake, baked a cake.
If I Knew You Were Com - in' I'd 've Baked A Cake.  How - ja do.  How - ja do.  How - ja do.
Had you dropped me a let - ter I'd 've hired a band, grand - est band, in the land.
Had you dropped me a let - ter I'd 've hired a band and spread the wel - come mat for you.
Now I don't know where you came from, cause I don't know where you've been.
But it real - ly does - n't mat - ter grab a chair and fill your plat - ter and dig, dig, dig right in.
If I Knew You Were Com - in' I'd 've Baked A Cake.  How - ja do.  How - ja do.  How - ja do.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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