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I Want To Be Happy
Words by Irving Caesar, Music by Vincent Youmans - 1924
 Verse:
C Dm7          G7 C Dm7          G7
C              Ebdim    E7 Dm7          G7 C -
Em C#             B7 Em             B7 Em7         C#dim
G                D7 G               A7     D7 G7 -
 Chorus:
C - G7 -
- - C G7
C - G7 -
- - C G7
C7 - F Fm
C - D7 G7
C - G7 -
- - C -      (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
I'm a ver - y or - di - nar - y man, Try - ing to work out life's hap - py plan,
Do - ing un - to oth - ers as I'd like to have them do - ing un - to me.
When I find a ver - y lone - ly soul, "To be kind" be - comes my on - ly goal.
I feel so much bet - ter when I tell them my phil - o - so - phy.
 
Chorus:
I Want To Be Hap - py, But I can't be hap - py,
'Till I make you hap - py too.
Life's real - ly worth liv - ing, When we are mirth giv - ing.
Why can't I give some to you?
When skies are gray and you say you are blue,
I'll send the sun smil - ing through.
I Want To Be Hap - py, But I won't be hap - py,
'Till I make you hap - py too.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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