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 Hernando's Hideaway
Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross - 1954
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1954, played for 14 weeks.
C7 - Fm -
C7 - Fm         C7 Fm   C7   Fm
C7 - Fm -
C7 - Fm         C7 Fm   C7   Fm
C7 - Fm -
C7 - Fm -
F7 - Bbm -
G7 - C7 -
- - Fm -
C7 - Fm         C7 Fm      (repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: This song is in the key of Fm but starts with a C7 chord.
I know a dark se-clud-ed place,  A place where no one knows your face,
A glass of wine, a fast em-brace,  It's called Her-nan-do's Hide-a-way.  O-lay!
All you see are sil-hou-ettes,  And all you hear are cas-ta-nets,
And no one cares how late it gets,  Not at Her-nan-do's Hide-a-way.  O-lay!
(Instrumental)  At the Gold-en Fin-ger-bowl or an-y-place you go,
(Instrumental)  You will meet your Un-cle Max and ev-'ry one you know,
(Instrumental)  But if you go to the spot that I am think-in' of,
You will be free, to gaze at me, and talk of love.
Just knock three times and whis-per low,  That you and I were sent by Joe,
Then strike a match and you will know,  You're at Her-nan-do's Hide-a-way.  O-lay!

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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