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- You Must Have
Been A Beautiful Baby
- Words by Johnny
Mercer, Music by Harry Warren -1938
- Number 1 on the
Hit Parade in 1938, played for 8 weeks.
||F7 E+7 Am7 Ab7
||F (A7 repeat chorus)
- 8-beat intro. Play 4-beats
for each cell, reading from left to right.
- This song is in the key of
- Does your mother realize,
The stork delivered quite a prize, The day he left you on the
- Does your dad appreciate,
That you are merely super-great, The miracle of any century?
- If they don't, just send
them both to me.
- You must have been a beautiful
baby, You must have been a wonderful child,
When you were only startin', To go to kindergarten, I bet you
drove the little boys wild,
- And when it came to winning
blue ribbons, You must have shown the other kids how,
I can see the judge's eyes, When they handed you the prize, I
bet you made the cutest bow,
- Oh, you must have been a
beautiful baby, 'Cause baby, look at you now.
- Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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