Mam'selleWords & Music by Mack Gordon & Edmund Goulding
Recorded by The Pied Pipers, 1947
G/B Am7 Cdim G6 D6 D9 G6 A small ca - fe, Mam' - selle, G/B Am7 Cdim GM7 C9 Bm7 Our ren - dez - vous, Mam' - selle, Fdim Am7 D7 Am7 The vi - o - lins were warm and sweet D9 GM7 FM7 F#7 G And so were you, Mam' - selle. G/B Am7 D7-9 G6 D6 D9 G6 And as the night danced by, G/B Am7 Cdim C9 A kiss be - came a sigh; F Bm7 G/B Em Am Cm7 Your love - ly eyes seemed to spar - kle just like wine does -- Bm7 G/B Em B+ Em7 A7 Dsus4 Fdim D7 No heart ev - er yearned the way that mine does for you. G/B Am7 Cdim G6 D6 D9 G6 And yet I know too well G/B A7 Cdim G6 C9 Bm7 Some day you'll say good - bye. Gdim Am7 D7 Then vi - o - lins will cry, Am7 Cdim G G/B Am7 Am7alt Cdim G6 And so will I, Mam' - selle.
This song was definitely a biggie in 1947. It reached the Top 20 in the charts no less than seven times: Art Lund and Frank Sinatra each achieved #1, both Dick Haymes and the Pied Pipers rose to #3, Ray Dorey made it to #7, Dennis Day finished at #8, and Frankie Laine brought up the rear at #14.