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Do You Know What It Means To Miss
NEW ORLEANS
Words by Eddie De Lange, Music by Louis Alter - 1946
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
C7 - F7 G7
Cm        Fm Cm      Db9 Cm       Ab9 Fm6      G7
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
C          G+ C         Am Em        Am D9
F         F#dim C         A7 Dm        Ab7 G7
C          G+ C         Am Em        Am D9
F         F#dim C         A7 Dm        G7 C
Bbm7   Eb7 Ab       Adim Bbm7     Eb7 Ab
Am7     D7 G         Em Am7      D9 G9         G7
C          G+ C         Am Em        Am D9
F         F#dim C         A7 D9         G7 C    (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
I nev -er had this kind -a feel -in', With drag -gin' heart and brain a -reel -in'.
What's the mat -ter? Here's the mat -ter, Here's the thing that's real -ly wrong with me:
 
Chorus:
Do you know what it means to miss New Or -leans And miss it each night and day?
I know I'm not wrong, the feel -in's get -tin' strong -er The long -er I stay a -way.
Miss the moss -cov -ered vines, the tall sug -ar pines Where mock -in' birds used to sing
And I'd like to see the la -zy Mis -sis -sip -pi A hur -ry -in' in -to spring.
The moon -light on the bay -ou A cre -ole tune that fills the air;
I dream a -bout mag -nol -las in June And soon I'm whis -in' that I was there.
Do you know what it means to miss New Or -leans When that's where you left your heart.
And there's some -thing more: I miss the one I care for More than I miss New Or -leans.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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