Teach Me TonightWords & Music by Sammy Cahn & Gene DePaul
Recorded by Jo Stafford, 1953
Em7 A7 A7+5 D Gdim F#m Did you say I've got a lot to learn? B7 Em7 Bm7-5 A7 Well, don't think I'm trying not to learn. B7 Em Em7 A7 Since this is a perfect spot to learn, A7+5 D D6 Fdim A7 Teach me tonight. Em7 A7+5 D Gdim F#m Starting with the A-B-C of it, B7 Em7 Bm7-5 A7 Right down to the X-Y-Z of it, B7 Em Em7 A7 Help me solve the mystery of it - A D Gdim D Teach me tonight. Bridge: Em A7 A7+5 D D6 The sky's a blackboard high above you, Em A7 A7+5 D Bm And if a shooting star goes by, Em E7 F#m I'll use that star to write "I Love You" Bm7-5 E7 A7 A thousand times across the sky. Em7 A7 A7+5 D Gdim F#m One thing isn't very clear, my love; B7 Em7 Bm7-5 A7 Should the teacher stand so near, my love? B7 Em Em7 A7 Graduation's almost here, my love - Em7 A7 D Cdim Em7 A7 D Gdim D Teach me tonight, come on and teach me tonight.