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The Love Nest
Words by Otto Harbach, Music by Louis A. Hirsch - 1920
From the 1920 George M. Cohan Musical Comedy "Mary"
Theme Music For 1950's Burns and Allen Radio Comedy Show
F            Gm7     C7 F            Gm7     C7 F            Gm7    C7 F
Am        Dm6      E7 Am         Dm6     E7 Am         Dm6    E7 Am
Gm F C7 D7
Gm        Bbm6 F            Am Gm          C9 F
Gm7        C9      Db+ F Dm7        G9     G+ C7
F -            C7 F -              F7
Bb -            F7 Bb -
C7 - F Fdim
Gm           D Gm        G7 C7 -
F -            C7 F -              F7
Bb -            F7 Bb -
C7 - A7         A7b5 D7
Gm -            C7 F -    (C7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Many builders there have been, Since the world began,
Palace, cottage mansion, Inn, They have built for man.
Some were small, and some were tall, Long or wide or low.
But the best one of them all, Jack built long ago,
'Twas built in bygone days, Yet millions sing its praise.
Just a love nest, Cosy with charm,
Like a dove nest, Down on a farm.
A veranda with some sort of clinging vine,
Then a kitchen where some rambler roses twine.
Then a small room, Tea-set of blue,
Best of all room, Dream room for two.
Better than a palace with a gilded dome,
Is a love nest, You can call home.
Listen to the WineLand Banjo Band perform "Love Nest" (mp3)
Vocal by Randi Shore
Listen to Eddie Peabody play "Love Nest" on the Banjoline (mp3)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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