Last Night When We Were YoungWords & Music by E.Y. "Yip" Harburg & Harold Arlen
Recorded by Carmen MacRae, 1955
A7 DM7/9 Em7 D9 F#m7 F7-9 Last night when we were young, Cdim E9 E7-9 Em7 A7 Love was a star, a song unsung; Edim D9 Cdim Em7 Edim Life was so new, so real so bright, A7-9 D B7 C A7 Ages ago last night. A7 DM7/9 Em7 D9 F#m7 F7-9 To - day the world is old, Cdim E9 E7-9 Em7 A7 You flew away and time grew cold. Edim D9 Cdim Em7 Edim Where is that star that shone so bright A7-9 D B7 C A7 Ages ago last night? Am7 Cdim F#7 To think that spring had de - pend - ed on F7-9 E7 F#7 Dm Merely this -- a look, a kiss. Am7 F#m7 To think that something so splen - did Bm7-5 E7-9 Edim A7-9 Could slip a - way in one little day - break. A7 DM7/9 Em7 D9 F#m7 F7-9 So now let's rem - i - nisce, B7 Am7 E7-9 F#7 And re -col - lect the sighs and the kis - ses, B7 E7-9 E7 Dm G/B A7sus4 D9 The arms that clung when we were young last night, A7-9 D B7 A7 DM7/9 Ages ago last night.
*Suggested by recent visitor Thomas Campbell