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Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Words by Gus Kahn, Music by W. Schwandt and F. Andree - 1931
 Verse:
Am D7            D+       G                Dm        E7
Am D7 G                Gdim D              D7
Am -               D+ G                Dm E7
A7 - D7 A7            D7
 Chorus:
G Eb7           D7 G E7
Am Cm G                A7 D7
G Eb7           D7 G E7
Am Cm G                D7 G     Am     G      Bb7
Eb            Cm         Bb7 Eb              Cm Bb7
Eb            Cm Bb7 Eb D7
G              Bm Eb7           D7 G E7
Am Cm G                 D7 G    (D7 repeat chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
We meet at evening time,  'Tis sweet at eve - ning time,
To know I'll spend an hour or two,  Just with you.
Then when the hour grows late;  I love to hesitate,
The moments seem so fleeting,  While I am here repeating.
 
Chorus:
Stars shining bright above you,  Night breezes seem to whisper,  "I love you,"
Birds singing in the sycamore tree,  "Dream a little dream of Me."
Say "night-ie-night" and kiss me,  Just hold me tight and tell me you'll miss me;
While I'm alone and blue as can be,  Dream a little dream of me,
Stars fading, but I linger on, dear,  Still craving your kiss;
I'm longing to linger till dawn, dear,  Just saying this:
Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you,  Sweet dreams that leave all worries behind you,
But in your dreams whatever they be,  Dream a little dream of me.
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Watch Jim play "Dream A Little Dream" at a Banjo Workshop (Youtube)
 
Watch Jim and Carol Wilson perform "Dream A Little Dream" (Youtube)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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