Make Someone HappyWords & Music by Betty Comden, Adolph Green & Jule Styne
Recorded by Tony Bennett, 1976
Revived by Jimmy Durante in the 1993 movie "Sleepless In Seattle"
D D+5 D6 DM7 Make someone happy, D D+5 D6 DM7 Make just one someone happy; C C/B Am7 Am7/G C Cdim Make just one heart the heart you sing to. G G+5 G6 GM7 One smile that cheers you, Gm7 Gdim Edim A7-9 One face that lights when it nears you, D D+5 D6 F#m7 Em7 Edim One girl you're ev' - ry - thing to. D D+5 D6 DM7 Fame if you win it, D D+5 D6 DM7 Comes and goes in a minute. C C/B Am7 Am7/G C Cdim Where's the real stuff in life to cling to? G G+5 G6 GM7 Love is the answer, Gm7 Gdim Edim A7-9 Someone to love is the answer. D D6 DM7 B9 Bm Bm7 F#m7 B9 Once you've found her, build your world around her. Em B+ Em7 A7+5 A7 Make someone hap - py, DM7 D6 F#m7 B7 Make just one someone happy, Em7 Em7-5* A7 Gdim A7/6** D D+5 D6 DM7 - D6 D And you will be hap - py, too.
The chords in the last line can be played a couple of ways, but I like the sound of the Em7-5 being played x6767x and the A7/6 as 004020. Since they are fundamentally the same chord, the Gdim which follows them can be either xx2323 as I typically play it, or a typical Edim 012020.