Christmas Mem'riesWords & Music by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman & Don Costa
Recorded by Rosemary Clooney, 1996
A7 Dalt D G Gdim D G6 Singing car - ols, string - ing popcorn, Gdim D Bm7 G Edim F#7 B7 Making footprints in the snow -- GM7 Gm7 A A7 D B7 Mem'ries, Christmas mem'ries, Cdim Em7 Edim F#7 B7 E7 A7 They're the sweetest ones I know A7 Dalt D G Gdim D G6 Cookies bak - ing in the kitchen, Gdim D Bm7 G Edim F#7 Cards and rib - bons ev' - ry - where -- GM7 Gm7 Cdim(IV) Gdim D B7 Frosty Christ - mas mem' - ries Cdim D F#m G Edim D Float like snow - flakes in the air. Bridge: Cdim D9 Am7 D9 D7/9 D D+ And oh the joy of wa - king Chris - tmas morn - ing. Am7 G G9 G The fam' - ly round the tree! Bm F#7 Bm F#7 D9 E7 We had a way of ma - king Christ - mas morn - ing Asus4 A A9 F#m B7 D9 E7 As mer - ry as can be -- I close my eyes and see A7 Dalt D G Gdim D G6 Shiny fa - ces of all the chil - dren Gdim Em7 D Bm7 G Edim F#7 B7 Who now have chil - dren of their own GM7 Gm7 Cdim(IV) Gdim D B7 Funny, but comes De - cem - ber Cdim Em7 G F#m G G/F# Em7 Edim D And I re - mem - ber ev' - ry Christ - mas I've known Instrumental Interlude: First Three Lines of Bridge, voice enters on 4th Cdim D9 Am7 D9 D7/9 D D+ Am7 G G9 G Bm F#7 Bm F#7 D9 E7 Asus4 A A9 F#m B7 D9 E7 I close my eyes and see A7 Dalt D G Gdim D G6 Shiny fa - ces of all the chil - dren Gdim Em7 D Bm7 G Edim F#7 B7 Who now have chil - dren of their own GM7 Gm7 Cdim(IV) Gdim D B7 Funny, but come De - cem - ber Cdim Em7 G F#m G G/F# Em7 Edim B7 And I re - mem - ber ev' - ry Christ - mas I've known Cdim GM7 Gm7 Edim B7 B7/F# Cdim Shiny fa - ces all the chil - dren Cdim D DM7 F#m Bm7 G Edim G G/F# Em7 Edim D From all the Christ - mas - es I've ev - er known.
*Requested by recent visitor Vince Russo. While this is 'way on the recent side for me, there's no question in my mind of this song deserving a place on this site, just for the musical construction alone.
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