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Button Up Your Overcoat
Words and Music by B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson - 1928
Verse:
C - Dm7 G7         
Dm7 G7         C G7
C - Dm7 G7
Em G7 A7 D7
Chorus:
G -                 E7        A7 -
Fdim           D7        - G7 D7
G -                 E7 A7 -
Fdim           D7 - G G7
C - G -
Em -                 A7 D7     -
G -                 E7 A7 -
Bdim           D7        Bdim          D7         G               C7    G        (to chorus)
Verse is in the key of C, Chorus is in the key of G.
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
List -en, Big boy! Now that I've got you made,
Good -ness, but I'm a -fraid. Some -thing's gon -na hap -pen to you.
Lis -ten Big Boy! You've got me hooked and how!
I would die if I should lose you now.
 
Chorus:
But -ton Up Your O -ver -coat When the wind is free
Take good care of your -self your be -long to me!
Eat an ap -ple ev -'ry day; Get in bed by three
Take good care of your -self you be -long to me!
Be care -ful cross -ing streets Oo -oo! Don't eat meats Oo -oo!
Cut out sweets Oo -oo! You'll get a pain and ru -in your tum -tum!
Keep a -way from boot -leg hootch When you're on a spree
Take good care of your -self you be -long to me.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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