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Makin' Whoopee!
Music by Walter Donaldson, Words by Gus Kahn - 1928
G C7 G C7
G D                Bb7             D      Bb7     E7     A7 D7
E7 Am Em7             A7 D7
G D7 G7 C              Cm          
G Eb7             D7 G D7
G D7 G7 C              Cm
G Eb7             D7 G                  C G
G#dim                           Am Cm6 G
G#dim    Am Cm6 G
G D7 G7 C
G Eb7             D7 G -         (D7 to Chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Ev'ry time I hear that march from Lohengrin, I am always on the outside lookin' in.
Maybe that is why I see the funny side, When I see a fallen brother take a bride.
Weddings make a lot of people sad, But if you're not the groom you're not so bad.
Another bride, another June, Another sunny honeymoon,
Another season, another reason, For Makin' Whoopee!
A lot of shoes, a lot of rice, The groom is nervous, he answers twice.
It's really killing that he's so willing, To make whoopee.
Picture a little love nest, Down where the roses cling,
Picture the same sweet love nest, Think what a year can bring.
He's washing dishes, and baby clothes, He's so ambitious, he even sews.
But don't forget folks, that's what you get folks, For Makin' Whoopee!

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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