SkylarkWords & Music by Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer, 1941
Recorded by Linda Ronstadt on "Lush Life," 1984
Also Recorded by Mel Torme, 1949; Previously charted by Glenn Miller (Ray Eberle vocal), 1942 (#7)
A6 Bm7 C#m7 D alt AM7 Bm7 C#m7 Skylark, have you anything to say to me? Cm7 Bm7 Bm7-5 E7 Won't you tell me where my love can be? E7sus4 E7 A F#m7 Is there a meadow in the mist D Cdim E7 Where someone's waiting to be kissed? E7sus4 A6 Bm7 C#m7 D alt AM7 Bm7 C#m7 Oh, skylark, have you seen a valley green with spring Cm7 Bm7 Bm7-5 E7 Where my heart can go a-jour-ney-ing E7sus4 E7 A F#m7 Over the shadows and the rain Fdim E7 A To a blossom-covered lane? Bridge: Em7 A7 DM7 C dim Em7 And in your lonely flight, A7 DM7 Bm7 C#m7-5 Haven't you heard the music in the night? F#m7-5 Wonderful music, Bm Bm7 Em7 Gdim DM7 faint as a will o'the wisp, crazy as a loon, G D A Ab A7 D E7 Sad as a gypsy ser-e-na-ding the moon. Oh, A6 Bm7 C#m7 D alt AM7 Bm7 C#m7 Skylark, I don't know if you can find these things, Cm7 Bm7 Bm7-5 E7 But my heart is riding on your wings, Bm7-5 E7 A F#m So if you see them an-y-where, Bm7-5 E7 F#m Cdim Bm7-5 E7 AM7/6 Won't you lead me there?