The Moon Was YellowWords & Music by Fred Ahlert & Edgar Leslie
Recorded by Frank Sinatra, 1953
E7 Am Bb9 Fdim E E7-9 E7 A9 The moon was yellow and the night was young Am A9 Am Asus4 Am A9 Am Dm D9 Dm Dsus4 Dm D9 Dm A smile brought us to - geth - er, and I was wond'- ring wheth - er E7 E7+5 E7 Fdim E7+5 A9 Am We'd meet a - gain some day. E7 Am Bb9 Fdim E E7-9 E7 A9 The moon was yellow and a song was sung, Am A9 Am Asus4 Am A9 Am Dm D9 Dm Dsus4 Dm D9 Dm That vo - cal in - spi - ra - tion gave me the in - cli - na - tion E7 E7+5 E7 Fdim E7 Am Dm Am To give my heart a - way! Bridge: F Dm7 G C7 Gdim FM7 Here we are. Is our ro - mance to con - tin - ue? E7 E7+5 Fdim E7+5 E7 E7+5 A9 Am Will it be my luck to win you? F Dm7 Fdim E7 May I look that far? E7 Am Bb9 Fdim E E7-9 E7 A9 My love is mellow and my hopes are strung Am A9 Am Asus4 Am A9 Am Dm D9 Dm Dsus4 Dm D9 Dm A - round that cu - pid fel - low. Be - hold! The moon is yel - low, E7 E7+5 Bb9 Fdim Am And the night is young.
Suggested by recent visitor Gary Rethford.