Only The LonelyWords & Music by Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen
Recorded by Frank Sinatra, 1958
Em Am7 Em D9 BbM7 Dm6 E7-9 E7 Each place I go, on - ly the lone - ly go; C G/B Am7 G G/F# Bm7-5 E7 Some ver - y small ca - fe. Em Am7 B7 Em B+ Em7 Em6 B7 B7/A* The songs I know, on - ly the lone - ly know; Am7 G D9 G G/F# Each mel - o - dy E7 D9 G D7 Gdim Re - calls a love that used to be. Cdim D9 BbM7 Dm6 E7-9 E7 The dreams I dream, on - ly the lone - ly dream, C G/B Am7 G G/F# Bm7-5 E7 Of lips as warm as May. Em Am7 B7 Em B+ Em7 Em6 B7 B7/A* That hope - less scheme on - ly the lone - ly scheme, Am7 G D9 G G/F# That soon, some - where, E7 D9 G D7 Gdim You'll find the one that used to care, Cdim E7 CM7 Bm7 And you'll re - call each fun time. Edim C C/B Am7 Am7/G GM7 Those pic - nics at the beach, when love was new, F#7 G Dm7 E7 Am7 Am+7 It well could be the one time A7 A7/6 D7 Em7 A7 D7 A hope - less lit - tle dream like that comes true. Cdim Am7 D7 E7/9 Em7/9 Gdim Em7-9 Fdim E If you find love, hang on to each ca - ress, Am7 G D9 G Bm7-5 E7-9 E7 And nev - er let love go; Em Fdim B7 Em Am Em A7/9 B7 For when it's gone, you'll know the lone - li - ness, Am7 G D9 G G/F# Am7 Cdim D7 G The heart - break on - ly the lone - ly know.
*The B7/A in line 3 of each verse is a basic B7 chord with the A string played open (x01202) and is probably used nowhere else in this collection.
A huge THANK YOU to JNR from Brazil (email@example.com) for both the suggestion, and for providing the audio source that I used as a basis for this transcription.