Dear Hearts and Gentle PeopleWords & Music by Bob Hilliard & Sammy Fain
Recorded by Dinah Shore, 1949
A7 D D7 G D A7 D I love those dear hearts and gentle people, Bm7 Em7 A7 Who live in my home town. Fdim D D7 G Gdim Because those dear hearts and gentle people D Bm7 A A7 D Fdim A7 Will never ever let you down. (A7) D D7 G D A7 D They read the good Book from Fri' till Monday, Bm7 Em7 A7 That's how the weekend goes. Fdim D D7 G Gm7 I've got a dream house I'll build there one day, D Bm7 Em7 A7 D With picket fence and ram - blin' rose. Bridge: D7 G Em D A7 D I feel so welcome each time that I return Bm Bm7 Bm7-5 E7 A7 That my happy heart keeps laughin' like a clown. (A7) D D7 G Gm7 I love the dear hearts and gentle people, D Bm7 Em7 A7 D Who live and love in my home town.