Moonlight SerenadeWords & Music by Mitchell Parrish & Glenn Miller
Recorded by Glenn Miller, 1939
Adopted by the Glenn Miller Orchestra as their theme song
A7 E6 Gdim I stand at the gate, F#m F#m+7 Fdim B7 And the song that I sing is of moon-light; E E+7 I stand and I wait E7 E6 C#7 For the touch of your hand in the June night; E - Cdim E -F#m Cdim B7 B7+5 E B7+5 The ro - ses are sigh-ing a moonlight ser - e - nade. A7 E6 Gdim The stars are aglow, F#m F#m+7 Fdim - B7 And tonight how their light sets me dream-ing. E E+7 My love, do you know E7 E6 C#7 That your eyes are like stars brightly beaming? E Cdim E F#m Cdim B7 B7+5 E I bring you and sing you a moonlight ser - e - nade. Bridge: AM7 Am6 Let us stray til the break of day Ebm7 G#7 Bm7 In love's valley of dreams, C#7 C#m6 Eb7 C#m6 Just you and I, a sum - mer sky, Eb7 Bm6 C#7 F#m7 B7-9 A hea - ven - ly breeze kiss - ing the trees. A7 E6 Gdim So don't let me wait; F#m F#m+7 Fdim B7 Come to me tenderly in the June night, E E+7 I stand at the gate E7 E6 C#7 And I sing you a song in the moonlight; E Cdim E F#m Cdim B7 B7+5 E A love song, my darl-ing, a moonlight ser - e - nade.