Blame It On My YouthWords & Music by Edward Heyman & Oscar Levant
Recorded by Nat King Cole, 1956
C G7 C Dm7 Am Dm7 G7 If I expected love when first we kissed, blame it on my youth. Dm Dm+7 Dm7 C G7 C7 If only just for you did I exist, blame it on my youth. F Dm7 G7 C G7 E7 I believed in everything, like a child of three. Dm Dm+7 Am Am7/G Dm7 Bb9 G7 You meant more than anything, all the world to me. C G7 C Dm7 Am Dm7 G7 If you were on my mind both night and day, blame it on my youth. Dm Dm7 G C Am G7 C7 If I forgot to eat and sleep and pray, blame it on my youth. F Em F Dm7 Fdim E7 And if I cried a little bit when first I learned the truth, F Edim Dm7 Fdim G7 C Don't blame it on my heart, blame it on my youth.