Pretty BabyWords & Music by Tony Jackson, Gus Kahn & Egbert VanAlstyne
Recorded by Dean Martin, 1957
A E7 D9 Ev'rybody loves a baby, E E7 That's why I'm in love with you -- Fdim A6 E7 Fdim A6 Pretty baby, pretty baby. A E7 D9 And I'd like to be your sister, brother, E E7 Dad and mother, too, Fdim A6 E7 Fdim A6 Pretty baby, pretty baby. E7 A A7 Won't you come and let me rock you D D6 In my cradle of love? F#7 B7 E7 And we'll cuddle all the time. A E7 D9 Oh, I want a lovin' baby, E E7 And it might as well be you -- D E7 Fdim A Pretty baby of mine!
*Suggested by recent visitor Carol Helmer.
Here's a case of how wierd the mind can be when it comes to music. When this was requested, it rang no bells at all in my memory...up until I found it, and realized that this was the song on which the obnoxious "party pooper" parody is based. If ever a song deserved better treatment, this is it.