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Cuddle Up A Little Closer
Words by Otto Harbach, Music by Karl Hoschna - 1908
C -              Cdim G9 -
C - G A7
Dm -              G#dim Am7 Cm6
G D7 G7 -
C - G7 -
Eb -             C#dim Bb Bb7
G -               D7 G              Dm E7
Am D7 G7 -
C - - -
- D#dim G7 -
- - - -
- G+ C -
A7 - D7 -
G7 - G#dim Am
D7 - D#dim C
G7 - C -  (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
The above arrangement is in 4/4 time.
Click here to play a 2/4 cut-time arrangement (2-beats for each cell).
Sitting here before the embers,
Watching pictures fade and glow,
Seems as tho' the fire remembers,
Scenes of the long ago;
You with golden ringlets streaming;
Dressed in knickers there am I;
Just two kiddies lost in dreaming,
As we hum this lullaby.
Cuddle up a little closer,
Lovey mine,
Cuddle up and be my little,
Clinging vine.
Like to feel your cheek so rosy,
Like to make you comfy, cozy,
'Cause I love from head to toesy,
Lovey mine.

Listen to Brad Roth play "Cuddle Up A Little Closer" (youtube timestamp 1:34)
Click here for a lead sheet with plectrum notation

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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