Baby, It's Cold OutsideWords & Music by Frank Loesser
Recorded by Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer, 1949
From the 1949 movie "Neptune's Daughter"
A7 Em7 A7 D A7 D A7 I really can't stay (But, baby, it's cold outside) A7 Em7 A7 G/B A7 I got to go way (side) (But, baby, it's cold outside) A7 D Em7 D This evening's has been (outside) (Been hoping that you'd drop in) DM7 D7 Am7 D7 Am7 D7 So very nice (drop in) (I'll hold your hands, they're just like ...) G Am7 G Am7 My mother will start to worry (...ice) (Beautiful, what's your...) G Am7 G Am7 And father will be pacing the floor (...hury) (Listen to the fireplace...) D6 A7 D6 A7 So really I'd better scurry (...roar) (Beautiful, please...) E7 Bm7-5 A7 G A7 Well, maybe just a half a drink more (don't hurry) (Put some records on while I...) Em7 A7 D A7 D A7 The neighbors might think (pour) (But Baby, it's bad out there) A7 Em7 A7 G/B A7 Say, what's in this drink (No cabs to be had out there) A7 D Em7 D I wish I knew how (Your eyes are like star...) D6 DM7 D7 Am7 D7 Am7 D7 To break the spell (light now) ( I'll take your hand, your hair looks...) G Am7 G Am7 I ought to say no, no, no, sir (swell) (Mind if I move in...) G Am7 G Am7 At least I'm gonna say that I tried (closer) (What's the sense of hurting...) D6 C7 B7 I really can't stay (my pride) (Baby don't hold out) E7 A7-9 Dm7 A7 Ahh, but it's cold out - side. (Ba - by it's cold out - side.) A7 Em7 A7 D A7 D A7 I simply must go (But, baby, it's cold outside) A7 Em7 A7 G/B A7 The answer is no (But, baby, it's cold outside) A7 D Em7 D This welcome has been (How lucky that you...) DM7 D7 Am7 D7 Am7 D7 So nice and warm (dropped in) (Look out the window at that...) G Am7 G Am7 My sister will be suspicious (storm) (Gosh, your lips look de-...) G Am7 G Am7 My brother will be there at the door (-licious) (Waves upon a tropical...) D6 A7 D6 A7 My maiden aunt's mind is visious (shore) (Gosh, your lips are de-...) E7 Bm7-5 A7 G A7 Well maybe just a cigarette more (-licious) (Never such a blizzard be-...) Em7 A7 D A7 D A7 I've got to get home (-fore) (But, baby, you'll freeze out there) A7 Em7 A7 G/B A7 See ya, say, lend me a comb (It's up to your knees out there) D6 DM7 D6 You've really been grand (I thrill when you touch...) DM7 D7 Am7 D7 Am7 D7 But don't you see (my hand) (How can you do this thing to...) G Am7 G Am7 There's bound to be talk tomorrow (me) (Think of my life long...) E7 A7sus4 A7 At least there will plenty implied (sorrow) (If you caught pnuemonia and...) D6 C7 B7 I really can't stay (died) (Get over that old doubt) E7 A7 D6 Ahh but it's cold out - side. (Ba- by it's cold out - side.)
Requested by recent (and frequent) visitor Larry D'Lion