Be My Life's Companion

Words & Music by Bob Hilliard & Milton DeLugg, 1951
Recorded by Rosemary Clooney, 1953 (#18)



(A7)   D    Cdim     B7                Em7         A7
Be my life's      companion and you'll never grow old,

  Em7         A7   A7+5         D   Cdim      B7
I love you so much that you'll never    grow old.

(B7)          D  Cdim     B7     Em7      A7
When there's joy      in living, you just never grow old;

 A7+5       Em7         A7     A7+5          D          D9
You've just gotta stay young, 'cause you'll never grow old.


Bridge:

G      G/F#    Em     G/B    D      G/B     D
People who are lonely can be old at thirty three;

G      G/F#     Em  G/B  D     G/B     D
No one wants to be      old at thirty-three.

G      G/F#    Em     G/B     D     G/B     D      Bm
People who are lonely can be old at thirty-three 

E7                           A7 
Don't let it happen to you, don't let it happen to me.


(A7) D       Cdim   B7                Em7        A7
Be my life's     companion and you'll never grow old,

       Em7        A7  A7+5        D            A7
You'll never grow old, no, you'll never grow old.

G                  Gdim           D       Bm7-5    E7       
Love and youth and happiness are yours to have and hold;


       G    G/F#    Em      Em7    Bm    Bm7-5    E7
Be my life's     companion, be my life's       companion

           A7   A7+5      D
And you'll never    grow old.





 
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