The Very Thought of YouWords & Music by Ray Noble, 1934
Recorded by Billie Holliday, 1953
(E7)E7-9 A A6 The very thought of you and I forget to do A A+5 A6 AM7 B7 The little or-di-nar-y things that ev'ryone ought to do. Bm7-5 E7 F#m F#m7 G#7 I'm living in a kind of daydream, I'm happy as a king, C#m F#m7-5 B7 Bm Bm7-5 E7 And foolish though it may seem, to me that's ev'-ry-thing. A A6 The mere idea of you, the longing here for you; A A+5 A6 AM7 B7 You'll never know how slow the moments go til I'm near to you. Bm7-5 E7 F#m F#m7 Cdim B7 I see your face in ev'ry flower, your eyes in stars above-- E7 Cdim It's just the thought of you, (First Time) Bm7-5 E7 A AM7 F#m Bm7-5 E7 The very thought of you, my love. (Last Time) Bm7-5 E7 A F#m Bm7-5 A The very thought of you, my love.