They Didn't Believe MeWords & Music by Herbert Reynolds & Jerome Kern, 1914
Recorded by Julie London, 1960
G Em Am Am+5 D9 Am7 D7 G G/F# E7 And when I told them how beautiful you are, Fdim Am Am+5 D9 Am7 D7 G Am7 alt G They didn't believe me, they didn't believe me. Edim Am7 Cm D9 Your lips, your eyes, your cheeks, your hair, Bm7 Am7 G Are in a class beyond compare; Em6 Bm Bm+7 Bm7 Bm6 G7 F#7 Bm You're the loveliest girl that one could see. E7-9 Am Am+5 D9 And when I tell them, D7sus4 D7 G G/F# Em And I'm certainly going to tell them, Em7 Am Am+5 D9 D7 Dm6 E7 That I'm the man whose wife you'll one day be, E7-9 Am Am+5 Cm Cm7 Bm7-5 E7 They'll never believe me, they'll never believe me, E7-9 Am Am+7 Am7 Am6 Dm7-5 E7 That from this great big world you've cho - sen me, E7-9 Am Bm7 C Cm G6 That from this great big world you've cho - sen me.