I Could Write A BookWords & Music by Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers, 1940
Recorded by Tony Bennett, 1973
From the Broadway musical "Pal Joey"
Em7 A7 DM7 B9 Em7 A7 A7+5 D Bm7 Em7 If they asked me, I could write a book A7 D F#m Bm7 Cdim Em7 G/B A7 About the way you walk and whisper and look; Em7 A7 D Bb7 Em G7 Bm7 E7-9 A I could write a preface on how we met B7 Em B+ Bm7 Bm7-5 E7 Am7 A7 So the world would never forget; Em7 A7 DM7 B9 Em7 A7 D Bm7 Em7 And the sim - ple secret of the plot A7 C C/B A7 D Cdim Em7 G/B A7 Is just to tell them that I love you a lot. Em7 A7 D D+ A A9 A7 Am7 D7 G Then the world dis - cov - ers as my book ends Gm C#7 D B Em7 A7 D How to make two lovers of friends.