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Tea For Two
Words by Irving Caesar, Music by Vicent Youmans - 1924
F          C7 F          C7 F          C7 F          A7
Dm       E7 Gm       A7 Dm       E7 Dm       F7
Bb        C7 F          Bb Bbm      F G7
F          C7 F          C7 F          C7 F  C7  C#7  D7
Gm7     C7 Gm7     C7 Fmaj7   F6 Fmaj7   F6
Gm7     C7 Gm7     C7 F          Dm7 F          Dm7
Bm7   E7 Bm7   E7 Amaj7   A6 Amaj7   A6
Bm7   E7 Bm7   E7   E+ A C7 Am  Abm  Gm
Gm7     C7 Gm7     C7 Fmaj7   F6 Fmaj7   F6
Gm7     C7 Gm7     C7 Cm6 D7
Gm       Cm6 D+        D7 F#dim   Gm Bbm
F          E Gm7      C7 F (C7...D7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in the key of F.
I'm discontented with homes that are rented, so I have invented my own;
Darling this place is a lover's oasis, where life's weary chase is unknown.
Far from the cry of the city where flowers pretty caress the streams,
Cosy to hide in, to live side by side in, don't let it abide in my dreams.
Picture you upon my knee just tea for two and two for tea,
Just me for you and you for me alone.
Nobody near us to see us or hear us, No friends or relations on week end vacations,
We won't have it known, dear, that we own a telephone, dear,
Day will break and you'll awake and start to bake a sugar cake
For me to take far all the boys to see.
We will raise a family, A boy for you, A girl for me,
Oh can't you see how happy we would be?
Watch the WineLand Banjo Band play "Tea For Two" (youtube)
Jim plays this song in a medley on YouTube (click here)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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