The Boy Next DoorWords & Music by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
Recorded by Judy Garland, 1944
From the movie "Meet Me In St. Louis
G7 CM7 A9 Dm7 Dm6 How can I ig - nore the boy next door? C9 C Am7 C/D I love him more than I can say. Dm7 Dm6 Em7 A9 Does - n't try to please me, does - n't e - ven tease me, F#m7 B7 Em7 A7 Dm7 And he nev - er sees me glance his way. G7 CM7 A9 Dm7 Dm6 And though I'm heart - sore, the boy next door C9 Am9 D9 BbM7 Af - fec - tion for me won't dis - play, CM7/6 Am7 Dm7 Dm6 I just a - dore him, so I can't ig - nore him, Cm7-5 G6 C The boy next door.