DaddyWords & Music by Bobby Troup
Recorded by Sammy Kaye, 1941 (#1 for 8 weeks)
Intro Verse: A6/7/9 D Fdim Em7 A6/7/9 D6 Fdim Hey, listen to my story 'bout Em7 Edim D Fdim G6 A6/7/9 D Fdim Em7 A6/7/9 A gal named Daisy Mae, lazy Daisy Mae D Fdim G6 A6/7/9 D6 Fdim Em7 Her disposition is rather sweet and charming A6/7/9 D6 Fdim Em7 A6/7/9 | D | C | Cm |Cm6 | At times alarming, so they say. Cm Cdim She had a man who's tall, dark, handsome, large and strong Am7 Cdim D7 To whom she used to sing this song Refrain: Cdim G Edim Am7 Cdim G6 Edim Am7 D7/9 Hey, Daddy, I want a diamond ring, bracelets, everything G Edim Am7 Cdim G F7 Cm7 D7 Daddy, you oughta get the best for me. Cdim G Edim Am7 Cdim G6 Hey, Daddy, gee, won't I look swell in sables? Edim Am7 D7/9 Clothes with Paris labels? G Edim Am7 Cdim G C G Daddy, you oughta get the best for me. Bridge: G#7 C#6 Here's 'n'amazing revelation -- with a bit of stimulation A Em7 D Cdim D7 I'd be a great sensation, I'd be your inspiration G Edim Am7 Cdim G6 Edim Am7 D7/9 Daddy, I want a brand new car, champagne, cav - i - ar G Edim Am7 Cdim G Gdim Am7alt G Daddy, you oughta get the best for me.
i*Requested by recent visitor Larry Gilbert