Elmer's TuneWords & Music by Elmer Albrecht, Sammy Gallop & Dick Jurgens
Recorded by Glenn Miller, 1939
G A Bb G Dm7 G G7 Why are the stars always winkin' and blinkin' above? C6 C F Fm C What makes a fellow start thinkin' of fallin' in love? C6 G Dm7 G Dm7 It's not the season -- the reason is plain as the moon -- D9 D7 G G9 C Fdim(III) G It's just El - mer's Tune. Dm7 G Dm7 G G7 What makes a lady of eighty go out on the loose? C6 C F Fm C Why does a gander meander in search of a goose? C6 G Dm7 G Dm7 What puts the kick in a chicken, the magic in June? D9 D7 G G9 C It's just El - mer's Tune. Bridge: F C F Fm Fdim C Listen, listen, there's a lot you're liable to be missin'. D7 Am7 D7 Am7 G Am G G7 Sing it, swing it, any old way and any old time. Dm7 G Dm7 G G7 The hurdy-gurdies, the birdies, the cop on the beat, C6 C F Fm C The candy maker, the baker, the man on the street, C6 G Dm7 G Dm7 The city charmer, the farmer, the man in the moon D9 D7 G G9 C C/B A7 D9 D7 G G+5 C All sing El - mer's Tune.