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A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
Words and Music by Irving Berlin - 1919
G - D7 G
- - D7 G
C G A7 D7
G - D7 G
A7 - D7 -
G Gm          G - -
G7 C Cm G
A7 - D7 -
A7 - D7 -
G G9           G7 C               E7 Am
F#7 B9 E7 Am
Am7 D7 G -        (to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in the key of G.
I have an ear for music,  And I have an eye for a maid.
I like a pretty girlie,  With each pretty tune that's played.
They go together, like sunny weather,  Goes with the month of May.
I've studied girls and music,  So I'm qualified to say:
A pretty girl is like a melody,
That haunts you night and day.
Just like the strain of a haunting refrain,
She'll start upon a marathon, And run around your brain,
You can't escape she's in your memory,
By morning, night and noon,
She will leave you and then come back again,
A pretty girl is just like a pretty tune.
Listen to Frank Vodich (melody) and Eddie Peabody (rhythm) play "A Pretty Girl..." (mp3)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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