If I Loved YouWords & Music by Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers
Recorded by Perry Como, 1945 (#3)
From the musical "Carousel"
A F#m Cdim If I loved you, A E7 D9 A Fdim A Bm7 F#7 Time and a - gain I would try to say D9 Cdim A D9 E7 All I'd want you to know; A F#m Cdim If I loved you, A E7 D9 A Fdim A Bm7 F#7 Words would - n't come in an ea - sy way-- Bm Bm7/E Bm7-5 Cdim A 'Round in cir - cles I'd go. Bridge: F#m Bm7 G#7 C#7 Long - ing to tell you, but a - fraid and shy, F#m Bm7 Bm7/E G B7 E7 I'd let my gol - den chan - ces pass me by. A F#m Cdim Soon you'd leave me, A E7 D9 A Fdim A Bm7 F#7 Off you would go in the mist of day Bm Bm7 Bm7-5 Cdim A Nev - er, nev - er to know Bm F# D9 How I'd love you Bm7 E7-9 A If I loved you.
*As noted in the Ron Hontz lyric transcription found at Lyrics World, this song was revived by Chad & Jeremy in 1965, when they reached #23 on the charts. Suggested by recent visitor Charles.