The One I Love
(Belongs to Somebody Else)Words & Music by Gus Kahn & Isham Jones
Recorded by Julie London*, 1958
D6 Em7 F#m B7 E9 Edim E7 The one I love belongs to somebody else, Em7 G/B A7 A7+5 D She means her tender songs for somebody else. Em7 A7 G/B A7 Em7 A7 And even when I have my arms around her, E Edim E7 Cdim A7 I know her thoughts are strong for somebody else. D6 Em7 F#m B7 E9 Edim E7 The hands I hold belong to somebody else; Em7 G/B A7 C B7 I bet they're not so cold to somebody else. Em7 F#m7 Gm7 A7 It's tough to be alone on the shelf... D C B7 It's worse to fall in love by yourself. First Time: Em7 A7 G/B A9 D6 Fdim Em7 Edim The one I love belongs to somebody else. Last Time: Em7 A7 G/B A9 D6 Fdim Em7 Gdim D The one I love belongs to somebody else.
*Yes, I know...the lyric version I'm using isn't the one Julie sang. Musically, I enjoy her 1958 recording more than others I've heard, and I've always been a sucker for that smokey, sultry voice; but I'm using the original lyrics. I think.