Exactly Like You

Words & Music by Dorothy Fields & Jimmy McHugh
Recorded by Ruth Etting, 1930 (#11)

Intro Verse:

D A7       G     A7     A7/9 D6             Cdim
I used to have a per - fect sweet - heart --

      Em7      A7  A7+5    D     Cim
Not a real one,   just a dream;

  Em7            Gdim          Em7 G/B     A7
A won - der - ful vis - ion of us   as a  team.

 D  A7       G        A7 A7/9 D6        Cdim
Can you im - ag - ine how  I feel now?

        Em7      A7 A7+5       B7
Love is real now,    it's i - deal;

       Em7  A7      D    B7
You're just what I wan - ted,

    Em7       A7          Cdim        A7     A7+5
And now it's nice to live, par - a - dise to live.


D       G  Em7   D       E7       D9   A7   E7
I know why I've waited, know why I've been blue;

  A7          G        A        Em7 A7    D   Em7 Fdim  D   A7sus4
Prayed each night for some - one    ex - act - ly like you.

D          G   Em7   D       E7    D9  A7  E7
Why should we spend mon - ey on a show or two?

A7      G    Fdim  A7         Em7   D    G  Fdim  D
No one does those love scenes ex - act - ly like you.


D9  Am7  D7  G6            Edim
You make me feel so grand,

   A7      Em7       D       G    D
I want to hand the world to you;

     F#7 Bm7 G          Gdim
You seem  to understand 

      A7              DM7        D6
Each foolish little scheme I'm schem - ing,

Em7        A7     A7+5
Dream I'm dream - ing.

D      G   Em7  D         E7       D9 A7  E7
Now I know why moth - er taught me to be true --

A7        G  Fdim A7     Em7  D    G  Fdim  D
She meant me for someone ex -act - ly like you.

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