I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouWords & Music by Ned Washington & George Bassman, 1932
Recorded by Tommy Dorsey, 1935
Theme song of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
CM7 C Em7 B7 Gm A+ A7 Nev - er thought I'd fall, but now I hear love call; D7 D6 G7 G+ C Cdim G7 I'm getting sen - ti - men - tal over you. CM7 C Em7 B7 Gm A+ A7 Things you say and do, just thrill me through and through -- D7 D6 G7 G+ C F C B7 I'm getting sen - ti - men - tal over you. Bridge: Em Am F#7 Am I thought I was happy, I could live without love; B7 B+ B7 E7 Edim G7 Now I must admit, love is all I'm thinking of. CM7 C Em7 B7 m A+ A7 Won't you please be kind, and just make up your mind D7 D6 G7 C C/B A+ A7 That you'll be sweet and gentle, be gen - tle with me, D7 D6 G7 G+ F Fdim C Because I'm sen - ti - men - tal over you.
So deeply associated with the Tommy Dorsey orchestra theme version, the lyrics of this classic are often overlooked.