Speak LowWords & Music by Ogden Nash & Kurt Weill
Recorded by Frank Sinatra, 1945
A7+5 Em7/9 A7 Em7/9 A7/9 Em7/9 A7 Em7/9 Speak low when you speak, love, A7/9 Em7/9 A7/9 Em7/9 A7 D6 A7 B7 Our summer day withers a - way too soon, too soon. Cdim A7 Em7 A7 Em7 Cdim Speak low when you speak, love Edim D F#7 A7 Em7 Edim D Our moment is swift, like ships a - drift we're swept apart. A7+5 Em7/9 A7 Em7/9 A7/9 Em7/9 A7 Em7/9 Speak low, darling speak low, A7/9 Em7/9 A7/9 Em7/9 A7 D7 A7 B7 Love is a spark lost in the dark, too soon, too soon, Cdim A7/6 Em7 A7 Edim Em7/9 Edim D I feel that wherever I go tomorrow is near, Cdim A7 Edim D Tomorrow is here and always too soon. Em7 Cdim G G/F# Em7 A7 Time is so old and love so brief, D G A7 DM7 F#m Edim F#7 Love is pure gold and time a thief. A7+5 Em7/9 A7 Em7/9 A7/9 Em7/9 A7 Em7/9 We're late darling, we're late, A7/9 Em7/9 A7/9 Em7/9 A7 D6 A7 B7 The curtain des - cends, ev'rything ends too soon, too soon, G9 Edim D F#7 B7 I wait darling, I wait D F#m Bm E Edim Gdim A7 A7+5 D6 Will you speak love to me, speak love to me and soon.
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