Sweet And LovelyWords & Music by Gus Arnheim, Jules LeMare & Harry Tobias
Recorded by Russ Columbo, 1931**
C C/B Am7 C7 There's sweetness in the call of the woodland dove F Dm7-5 As his love song echoes through the trees, G G7 Fdim Am7 Am7/G There's sweetness in the rose, with its symbol of love E B7 Em Am Em Floating on the summer breeze. Gdim A7+5 Dm Am7 Dm7 Dm+7 But nothing can compare to the sweet - ness of D9 Am7 D7 G Cdim G The one and only one I love. G Edim G7 Dm7-5 Sweet and love - ly, G Edim G7 Dm7-5 Sweet - er than the ro - ses in May; C C7 F Bbm9 Sweet and love - ly -- CM7 Am Dm7 G7 C Heaven must have sent her my way. G Edim G7 Dm7-5 Skies a - bove me G Edim G7 Dm7-5 Nev - er were as blue as her eyes; C C7 F Bbm9 And she loves me -- CM7 Am Dm7 G7 C Who would want a sweet - er sur - prise? Bridge: Bb9 Fdim C When she nestles in my arms so tenderly, Bb9 Fdim C There's a thrill that words cannot express. G#7 Bb Gdim D7 In my heart a song of love is taunting me, melody haunting me. G Edim G7 Dm7-5 Sweet and love - ly, G Edim G7 Dm7-5 Sweet - er than the ro - ses in May; C C7 F Bbm9 Sweet and love - ly -- CM7 Am Dm7 G7 C Heaven must have sent her my way.
*Requested by recent visitor Russell Lousteau.
**This is another synthesis chart. Credited here to Russ Columbo, the intro verse was not recorded by him, but comes instead from a recording by Bing Crosby from the same year.