Mona LisaWords & Music by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Recorded by Nat "King" Cole, 1950 (#1) (Academy award winner, 1950)
(G7+) C F C Mona Lisa, Mona Lisa men have named you; C/B Am7 Am7/G Dm7 G7 You're so like the lady with the mystic smile. Dm Dm7 G7sus4 G7 Is it only 'cause you're lonely men have blamed you G G/A G/B G C For the Mona Lisa strangeness in your smile? C6 C C6 C F C Do you smile to tempt a lover, Mona Li-sa, C7 F Or is this the way you hide a broken heart? Fm C Many dreams have been left upon your doorstep; G7 G7+ C They just lie there, and they die there. C7 F Fm C Are you warm, are you real, Mona Lisa, Dm7 G7 Dm7 G7 C Or just a cold and lonely, lovely work of art. Fm G7 Fm-C Mona Lisa, Mona Li-sa.