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I'll Get By
Words and Music by Roy Turk and Fred E. Albert - 1928
Number 2 on the Hit Parade in 1944,  played for 22 weeks.
G7 Dm        G7 C A7
Dm7       Ddim Dm        G7+ C -
G7 Dm        G7 C A7
Dm7       Ddim G7 C          F7 C
Em F#dim Em        B7 Dm        Am
B7 - E7         A7 D7         G7
C -            G7 C          Bm7 E7          E7+
F6 -            A7 Dm       Am7 D9          Bm
Dm7       G7 -           Ebdim G7 -             G+
C           C#dim G7 C -             G7
C           Bm7 E7          E7+ F6 -             A7
Dm         E7 -           G#dim Am        Em7 A9          A7+
Dm         Dm7 -            G7 C -  (to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in the key of C.
This old world was just as sad a place for me, As could be.
I was lonely and blue.
This old world then chang'd to paradise for me, Suddenly.
Why? Because I met you.
Although wealth and power I may never find,
Still as long as I have you, dear, I won't mind.  For:
I'll Get By as long as I have you,
Tho' there be rain and darkness too.
I'll not complain,
I'll see it through.
Poverty may come to me, that's true.
But what care, I say I'll Get By,
As long as I have you.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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