The Folks Who Live On The HillWords & Music by Oscar Hammerstein & Jerome Kern
Recorded by Peggy Lee, 1957
D B7 Em7 Someday, G/B Edim A7 D B7 Em7 Edim We'll build a home on a hilltop high, you and I, D B7 Em7 A7+5 D B7 G Shiny and new, a cottage that two can fill; Gdim D B7 G And we'll be pleased to be called A7 Em7 A7 D B7 G A7 The folks who live on the hill. D B7 Em7 G/BEdim A7 D B7 Em7 Edim Someday, we may add a wing or two, a thing or two; D B7 Em7 A7+5 D B7 G We will make changes, as any family will. Gdim D B7 G But we will always be called A7 Em7 A7 D The folks who live on the hill. Bridge: F#m Fdim Bm Fdim F#m Fdim F#m Our veranda will command a view of meadows green, Fdim F#7 Bm7-5 Fdim E7 A7 The sort of view that seems to want to be seen. A7 Em7 A7 G/B A7+5 D B7 G And when the kids grow up and leave us, G/B Edim A7 D B7 Em7 Edim We'll sit and look at that same old view, just we two -- D B7 Em7 G/B A7+5 D B7 G Baby and Joe, who used to be Jack and Jill, Gdim D B7 G The folks who like to be called A7 F#7 B7 Em What they have always been called: B+ Em7 Edim A7 D The folks who live on the hill.