Heat WaveWords & Music by Irving Berlin
Recorded by Ethyl Waters, 1933
Intro: Am G Em7 D9 Am A heat wave blew right into town last week; E Am G Em7 D9 Am She came from the island of Mar - ti - nique. C F Dm7 C The can-can she dances will make you fry; C F Fdim E The can-can is really the reason why. Verse: E A D9 A A - D9 - A We're having a heat wave, F#m E E7/6 E A tropical heat wave, A G/B A7 D D9 Bm7-5 The temperatures ris - ing, it isn't sur - pri - sing -- A F#m E A She certainly can can-can. E A D9 A A - D9 - A She started a heat wave F#m E E7/6 E By letting her seat wave A G/B A7 D D9 Bm7-5 In such a way that the customers say that A F#m E A She certainly can can-can. Bridge: D Em7 Em7/9 Em7 D Em7 D Gee, her a - nat - o - my made the mer - cur - y A E A E Jump to nine - ty - three, yes sir, E A D9 A A - D9 - A Were having a heat wave, F#m E E7/6 E A tropical heat wave, A G/B A7 D D9 Bm7-5 The way that she moves that ther - mom - e - ter proves A F#m E A That she certainly can can-can.
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