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Harbor Lights
Words and Music by Jimmy Kennedy and Hugh Williams - 1937
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1937, played for 29 weeks.
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F            C7 Fmaj7      Bb F           C7 Fmaj7      Eb7
Fmaj7    C7 F             C7 Dm        G7 Gm7       C#7
C7 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
C7 - Bdim      F -
Am         Gm C7 F -
C7 - Bdim      F -
Am         Gm C7 F F7
Bb Bbm F -
G7 - C7 F
C7 - Bdim      F -
Am         Gm C7 F -  (C7 to chorus)
8-beat intro. with 1 lead-in note.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: This song has 9 cells (measures) in the verse. Disregard the shaded cells.
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Verse:
One evening long ago, A big ship was leaving,
One evening long ago, Two lover's were greaving,
A crimsom sun went down, The lights began to glow,
Across the harbor, One evening long ago.
 
Chorus:
I saw the harbor lights, They only told me we were parting.
The same old harbor lights, That once brought you to me.
I watched the harbor lights, How could I help if tears were starting.
Goodbye to tender nights, Beside the silv'ry sea.
I long to hold you near and kiss you just once more,
But you were on the ship and I was on the shore.
Now I know lonely nights, For all the while my heart is whisp'ring.
Some other harbor lights, Will steal your love from me.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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