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Golden Earrings
Words and Music by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans. Victor Young - 1946
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1948,  played for 9 weeks.
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
Cm D7         G7 Cm Fm
Cm Ab7       G7 Cm -
- D7         G7 Cm Fm
Cm Fm        Ab7 Gm7 G7
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
Cm         G7 Ab         Cm Adim       D7 G7
Cm7       D7 G7         Fm Cm          G7 Cm        Ab7
Cm         G7 Ab         Cm Adim       D7 -            G7
Cm7       D7 G7         Fm Cm          G7 Cm
Fm         Fm7 Bb Eb -
Ebm       Ebm7 Ab9 F7           Fm G7
Cm         G7 Ab         Cm Adim       D7 G7     
Cm7       D7 G7         Fm Cm          G7 Cm   (Ab7to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
One day a gyp - sy showed me gold - en ear - rings,
That he wished to sell.
They had that look of rare and old - en ear - rings,
And he swore they'd bring a mag - ic spell.
 
Chorus:
There's a sto - ry the gyp - sys know is true.
That when your love wears gold - en ear - rings she be - longs to you.
An old love sto - ry that's known to ver - y few,
But if you wear these gold - en ear - rings love will come to you.
By the burn - ing fire they will glow with ev - 'ry coal,
You will hear de - sire whis - per low in - side your soul.
So be my gyp - sy,  make love your guid - ing light,
And let this pair of gold - en ear - rings cast their spell to night.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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