Because You're MineWords & Music by Sammy Cahn & Nicholas Brodszky
Recorded by Nat King Cole, 1952 (#16
G Em7 Am7 GM7 D7/9 G9 D9 G Be - cause you're mine, the brightest star I see D9 G Bm7 G Looks down, my love, and en - vies me C C/B Am7 Em7 C D7/9 D7 Be - cause you're mine, be - cause you're mine. C Em7 Am D6 Am7 D7 Be - cause you're mine, the breeze that hurries by D9 Am7 Edim D7 Be - comes a mel - o - dy and why? Cdim G Am7 Cdim G Be - cause you're mine, be - cause you're mine G Em7 E7-9 Am7 Em7 C Em7 Am I only know for as long as I may live C C/B Am7 A7 Em7 Bm7 Em7 A7 Em7 Gdim D7 I'll on - ly live for the kiss that you alone may give me G Em7 Am7 GM7 D7/9 G9 D9 G And when we kiss, that isn't thunder, dear, D9 G Bm7 G6 It's only my poor heart you hear Cdim C Am7 Cdim G And its applause because you're mine.
*Requested by recent visitor Rapplguitar. He actually requested the Mario Lanza version, but due to a personal bias against Lanza's operatic vocal style, I opted instead for Cole's mellower rendering of the song, even though Cole's reached only #16 and Lanza's actually reached #7.