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The Love Nest
Words by Otto Harbach, Music by Louis A. Hirsch - 1920
From the 1920 George M. Cohan Musical Comedy "Mary"
Theme Music For 1950's Burns and Allen Comedy Show
Verse:
F            Gm7     C7 F            Gm7     C7 F            Gm7    C7 F
Am        Dm6      E7 Am         Dm6     E7 Am         Dm6    E7 Am
Gm F C7 D7
Gm        Bbm6 F            Am Gm          C9 F
Gm7        C9      Db+ F Dm7        G9     G+ C7
Chorus:
F -            C7 F -              F7
Bb -            F7 Bb -
C7 - F Fdim
Gm           D Gm        G7 C7 -
F -            C7 F -              F7
Bb -            F7 Bb -
C7 - A7         A7b5 D7
Gm -            C7 F -    (C7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Man -y build -ers there have been, Since the world be -gan,
Pal -ace, cot -tage man -sion, Inn, They have built for man.
Some were small, and some were tall, Long or wide or low.
But the best one of them all, Jack built long a -go,
'Twas built in by -gone days Yet mill -ions sing its praise.
 
Chorus:
Just a love nest, Co -sy with charm,
Like a dove nest, Down on a farm.
A ver -an -da with some sort of cling -ing vine,
Then a kitch -en where some ramb -ler ros -es twine.
Then a small room, Tea set of blue,
Best of all room, Dream room for two.
Bet -ter than a pal -ace with a gild -ed dome,
Is a love nest, You can call home.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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