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Cheek To Cheek
Words and Music by Irving Berlin - 1935
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1935, played for 12 weeks.
Part 1:
F       C -                    G7 F       C -                      G7
-               G7 Cdim     C Bb9 A7         Bm     D7
G7             F G7         F     G9 E7 A7         Dm     A7
F G7         F     G7 C F            G+
F       C -                    G7 F       C -                      G7
-               G7 Cdim     C Bb9 A7         Bm     D7
G7             F G7         F     G9 E7 A7         Dm     A7
F G7         F     G7 C F            G+
Part 2:
G7 C G7 C
G7 C F             G7 C
G7 C G7 C
G7 C F             G7 C
Cm - Ab9 -
Abdim - Am          C      D9 -              G7
Partial Part 1:
F       C -                    G7 F       C -                      G7
-               G7 Cdim     C Bbdim A7         Bm     D7
G7             F G7         F     G9 E7 A7         Dm     A7
F G7         F     G7 C    (G7 repeat all)  
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note:  This song is in the key of C, but starts with an F chord.
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Part 1:
Heaven,  I'm in Heaven,
And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak;
And I seem to find the happiness I seek,
When we're out together dancing, cheek to cheek.
Heaven,  I'm in Heaven,
And the cares that hang around me through the week,
Seem to vanish like a gambler's lucky streak,
When we're out together dancing, cheek to cheek.
 
Part 2:
Oh!  I love to climb a mountain,  And to reach the highest peak,
But it doesn't thrill me half as much,  As dancing cheek to cheek.
Oh!  I love to go out fishing,  In a river or a creek,
But I don't enjoy it half as much,  As dancing cheek to cheek.
Dance with me,  I want my arm about you;
The charm about you,  Will carry me through to;
 
Partial Part 1:
Heaven,  I'm in Heaven,
And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak;
And I seem to find the happiness I seek,
When we're out together dancing cheek to cheek.
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Click here to watch a Banjo Band play this song (youtube)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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