Play A Simple MelodyWords & Music by Irving Berlin, 1914
Recorded by Bing Crosby, 1931; From the Broadway production "Watch Your Step"
A E7 A Cdim E7 Won't you play a simple mel - o - dy, E7 Cdim E A Cdim E7 E7sus4 Like my mother sang to me? A E7 A Cdim E7 One with good old-fashioned harmony. . . E7 Cdim E A D9 A E7 Play a simple mel - o - dy. A E7 A Musical demon, set your honey a-dreaming, Cdim E7 Won't you play me some rag, E7 Cdim E A Cdim E7 E7sus4 Just change that classical nag to some sweet beautiful drag. A E7 A Cdim If you will play from a copy of a tune that is choppy, E7 Cdim E7 You'll get all my applause, and that is simply because E7 Cdim E A D9 A E7 I want to listen to rag.