If I Should Lose YouWords & Music by Ralph Rainger & Leo Robin
Recorded by Franks Sinatra, 1984
From the 1936 movie "Rose of the Rancho"
A7 Em7 Fdim Bm If I should lose you, F#7 Em7 A7 Bm The stars would fall from the sky; Dalt G Fdim D If I should lose you, A7(V) Gdim Fdim D Leaves would wither and die; Gdim Dalt F#7 The birds in May-time, Edim Fdim Gdim D They'd sing a mournful re - frain, A C#m7-5 F#7 Gdim Bm And I would wander a - round E7/9 Em7 G/B A7 Hating the sound of rain. A7 Em7 Fdim Bm With you beside me, F#7 A7 Bm A7 Bm The rose would bloom in the snow; Dalt G Fdim Bm With you be - side me, A7 Gdim Fdim D No winds of winter would blow. C#m7-5 F#7 E7/9 I gave you my love, Em7 Edim Gdim D And I was living a dream Fdim Bm B7 But living would seem in vain if I C#m7-5 F#7 Bm (Hatin' the rain if I) Cdim B7 (All is in vain if I) E7 Bm7-5 E7/6 A If I ever lost you.
*Requested by frequent visitor Bob A.
The two lines where lyrics are enclosed in parentheses are lines Sinatra uses on the second time through the song. He uses the first four lines of the verse as an instrumental break to lead into the close.