Christmas Eve In My Home TownWords & Music by Don Upton & Stan Zabka
Recorded by Kate Smith, 1966
Intro: C9 Cm G Bm7-5 E-9 E There's so much to remember, no wonder I re-mem-ber A7 Gdim A7 D7 Christmas Eve in my home town. D9 Am7 D+5 G Gdim Am7 Cdim 'Cause there were carols in the square, laughter everywhere, G G/F# Bm7-5 E7 Couples kissing under the mistletoe; Am7 Cm7 Cm7-5 G B7 E7 I can't help re-mi-nis-cing, knowing I'll be missing A7 Cdim A7 D DM7 D7 Christmas Eve in my home town. G Gdim Am7 Cdim Nothing can erase the mem'ries I embrace, G G/F# Bm7-5 E-9 E Those familiar footprints upon the snow. Am7 Cm7 Cm7-5 G B7 E-9 E There's so much to re-mem-ber, no wonder I re-mem-ber A7 Cdim D7 G Christmas Eve in my home town. Bridge: Em7 A6/7/9 A7 Em7 A6/7/9 A7 I'd like to be there, trimming the tree there D Fdim A7 D6 And there's a chance that I might! F#m7 B7 F#m7 B7 I can hear singing, steeple bells ringing E7 A7 D DM7 D7 Noel and Silent Night. G Gdim Am7 Cdim Wise men journeyed far, guided by a star, G G/F# Bm7-5 E-9 E But though I'm not a wise man, this I know: Am7 Cm7 Cm7-5 G B7 E-9 E Through dreams and just pretending, I'm there and I'll be spen-ding A7 Cdim D7 G Christmas Eve in my home town.