CharadeWords by Johnny Mercer and Music by Henry Mancini
From the 1963 film "Charade"
Intro: Bm7-5 E7 Bm7-5 E7 - E7sus4 - E7 Bm7-5 Dm7 E7+5 E7 Am Am Am+5 Am A9 Am When we played our charade, Am Dm7 Am Asus4-Am E We were like child-ren posing; Bm7-5 E7 Bm7-5 E7 - E7sus4 - E7 Playing at games, acting out names, Bm7-5 E7+5 E7 Am Guessing the parts we played. Am Am+5 Am A9 Am Oh, what a hit we made! Am Dm7 Am Asus4 Am E We came on next to closing; Bm7-5 E7 Bm7-5 E7 - E7sus4 - E7 Best on the bill, lovers until Bm7-5 Dm7 Bm7-5 E7+5 E7 Am Love left the mas - que - rade. Bridge: DM7 AM7 Fate seemed to pull the strings -- DM7 E7 A AM7 A7 I turned and you were gone. DM7 AM7 While from the darkened wings, E E9 E Esus4 E E7 The mu-sic box played on. Am Am+5 Am A9 Am Sad lit - tle ser - e - nade, Am Dm7 Am Asus4 Am E Song of my heart's composing; Bm7-5 E7 Bm7-5 E7 - Esus4 - E7 I hear it still, I always will, Bm7-5 Dm7 E7+5 E7 Am Fdim Fdim(III) Dm7-5 Am Best on the bill...Cha - rade.