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If I Had A Talking Picture Of You
Words and Music by B.G. Sylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson - 1929
Bb7 - Eb -
Bb7 - Bbm6 C7
Fm Abm6 Eb -
F7 - Fm7 Bb7
Eb -                         Bbdim Bb7 -
- - Eb -
Bbm6 C7 Fm -
F9 - Bb7 Bb+7
Eb -                         Bbdim Bb7 -
- - G7               Fm G7
Cm Db7(b5) Cm F9
Fm7 Bb7 Eb -     (Bb7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in the key of Eb.
I talk to your photograph each day,
You should hear the lovely things I say.
But I've thought how happy I would be,
If your photograph could talk to me.
If I had a talking picture of you,
I would run it every time I felt blue.
I would sit there in the gloom, of my lonely little room,
And applaud each time you whispered, "I love you! Love you!"
On the screen the moment you came in view,
We would talk the whole thing over, we two.
I would give ten shows a day, And a midnight matinee,
If I had a talking picture of you.
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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