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In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening
Words by Johnny Mercer, Music by Hoagy Carmichael - 1951
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
D           G D           G D           G D
Eb        Ab Eb        Ab Eb        Ab Eb
F7 Bb F9 Bb
G9 C G9 C7
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F - -           D7 Gm
C7 - - F
- - -           F7 Bb
-          Bbm F          D7 Gm7     C7 F  (C7 to chorus)
Ending:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
-          Bbm F          D7 Gm7     C7 F          C7
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: The verse is in the key of C, the chorus is in the key of F.
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Verse:
Sue wants a bar-be- cue, Sam wants to boil a ham,  Grace votes for Bouil-la- baisse stew.
Jake wants a wee - ny bake, Steak and a lay - er cake.  He'll get a tum - my ache too.
We'll rent a tent or tee - pee.  Let the town cri - er cry.
And if it's R. S. V. P.,  This is what I'll re - ply:
 
Chorus:
In the cool, cool, cool of the eve - ning,  Tell em' I'll be there.
In the cool, cool, cool of the eve - ning,  Bet - ter save a chair.
When the par - ty's get - tin' a glow on,  'N' sing - in' fills the air,
In the shank of the night, When the do - in's are right,  You can tell 'em I'll be there.
(repeat chorus)
 
Ending:
In the shank of the night,  When the do - in's are right,  You can tell 'em I'll be there.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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