Cole Porter - Begin The Beguine Guitar Chords

Cole Porter

tin pan alley

Chords: A, A6, Amaj7, E7, D, Bm, E, Am, G, Gm, C, F, Cdim, Dm, C#m, F#
[Intro]
A     A6     Amaj7    A6
A     A6     Amaj7    A6

[Verse]
A             A6      Amaj7    A6
When they begin the beguine
   A                    A6           E7
It brings back the sound of music so tender
                                   D         Bm
It brings back a night of tropical splendor
  E               E7       A      A6
It brings back a memory evergreen

[Verse]
    A              A6             Amaj7   A6
I'm with you once more under the stars
    A              A6                E7
And down by the shore an orchestra's playing
                               D       Bm
And even the palms seem to be swaying
 E            E7       A     A6
When they begin the beguine

[Bridge]
   Am         D                G
To live it again is past all endeavor
 Gm                  C            F
Except when that tune clutches my heart
    Cdim                             E     F
And there we are swearing to love forever
              E     Dm        E      E7
And promising never, never to part

[Verse]
     A              A6               Amaj7    A6
What moments divine, what rapture serene
     A                     A6                       E7
Till clouds came along to disperse the joys we had tasted
                                                     Dm
And now when I hear people curse the chance that was wasted
   E7                         A    A6
I know but too well what they mean

[Verse]
         A             A6     Amaj7    A6
So don't let them begin the beguine
        A                    A6             E7
Let the love that was once a fire remain an ember
        D                  Bm            C#m      F#
Let it sleep like a dead desire I only remember
Bm           E7         A      A6
When they begin the beguine

[Verse]
        A                    A6               Amaj7    A6
Oh yes, let them begin the beguine, make them play
         A                     A6             E7
Till the stars that were there before remain above you
          D                Bm                  C#m
Till you whisper to me once more, "Darling, I love you"
        Bm                 Dm
And we suddenly know what heaven we're in
E7                    A       A6
When they begin the beguine
Bm              Dm    E7      A       A6    Amaj7    A6   A
When they begin,        the beguine

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