Don't Be That WayWords & Music by Mitchell Parish & Edgar Sampson
Recorded by The Andrews Sisters, 1953*
E7-9 A6 E7 Bm7-5 A6 Don't cry, F#m D9 Cdim A D9 Cdim A Oh honey please don't be that way; E7-9 E7 A6 Bm7-5 A6 Clouds in the sky F#m D9 E7 A D9 A Should never make you feel that way. E7-9 A6 E7 Bm7-5 A6 The rain F#m D9 Cdim A D9 Cdim A Will bring the vi - o - lets of May; E7-9 E7 A6 E7 Bm7-5 A6 Tears are in vain, F#m D9 E7 A D9 A So honey please don't be that way. Bridge: A7 G#7 Cdim(IV) G#7 C#7 Gdim G7 As long as we see it through, F#7 Gdim F#7 C#m7-5 B7 Fdim E7 You'll have me and I'll have you. E7-9 A6 E7 Bm7-5 A6 Sweet - heart, F#m D9 Cdim A D9 Cdim A To - mor - row is an - oth - er day; E7-9 E7 A6 E7 Bm7-5 A6 Don't break my heart, F#m D9 E7 A D9 A Oh honey, please don't be that way,
*Recorded in the mid 1930s by both Benny Goodman and Chick Webb, this was a classic swing tune with an energetic tempo. The Andrews Sisters made much more of a ballad out of it.