|English: Johnny Mercer, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948 (Photograph by William P. Gottlieb) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
I Remember You is from the Paramount Picture The Fleet's In. The song was written by Johnny Mercer in 1942, along with the music by Victor Schertzinger. Recorded by Jimmy Dorsey in 1942 and the Slim Whitman sings it like a classic country song.
It's played in the Key of G with 4/4 time signature. Moderately, not too fast. Here it is on YouTube.
Intro: G - Gdim - C6 - Am/G
G = GD/BDF#
Gdim = GE/A#C#F#
G6 = GD/GBE
Am/G = G/CEB
G Gdim I remember you -- G F G7sus G7 C6 You're the one who made my dreams come true Cm D7b9 G D7sus D7 A few kisses ago. G Gdim I remember you -- G F G7sus G7 Cmaj7 You're the one who said, "I love you, too." C6 Cm D7b9 Dm7/G G9 I do...didn't you know? Bridge: C F#m7 B7 E F#m7 B7 I remember, too a distant bell and stars that Emaj7 E6 Em7 A7 Dmaj7 D6 D7 Fell like the rain out of the blue G Gdim When my life is through G Bm7b5 E7b9 Am And the angels ask me to recall Cm Cm6 G The thrill of them all A9 G G/B Bbdim7 Am7 D7b9 G Then I shall tell them I remem- ber you. (Instrumental interlude - 1 Verse) (Repeat Bridge) G Gdim When my life is through G Bm7b5 E7b9 Am Cm And the angels ask me to recall Cm6 G A9 The thrill of them all G G/B Bbdim7 Am7 D7b9 Then I shall tell them I remem - ber Bb Cm Tell them I remember
G A7b9 D13 G
Here are some different inversions for the same chords throughout the song.
Dm7/G = G/ACF
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