Let the Rest of the World Go ByWords & Music by J. Keirn Brennan & Ernest R. Ball, 1919
Recorded by Dick Haymes, 1944 (on V-disk)
Used in the soundtrack to the 1985 movie "Out of Africa"
G Am7 G D Am7 D9 With some - one like you, a pal so good and true, D7 Cdim D7 G Am7 G I'd like to leave it all be - hind and go and find C C/B Am Am7/G G G/F# E7 A place that's known to God a - lone, A7 Em7 A7 Em7 D9 Am7 D7 Just a spot to call our own. Cdim G Am7 G D Am7 D9 We'll find perfect peace where joys shall never cease, D7 Cdim D7 Bm7-5 E7 Somewhere beneath the kind - ly sky; D7 G Am7 G D Am7 D9 We'll build a sweet little nest somewhere out in the west, Am7 D Am7 Cdim D7 G And let the rest of the world go by.
*This chart was modified only slightly from one provided to me by a visitor, firstname.lastname@example.org. My thanks, both for the chart itself, and for helping me forget that awful parody version.