I'll Be AroundWords & Music by Alex Wilder
Recorded by The Mills Brothers, 1958
C C/B Am7 Am7/G I'll be around, Dm Dm+7 Dm7 G No matter how you treat me now -- CM7 Am7 CM7 Dm7 G7 C Gdim Dm7 G7 I'll be a - round from now on. C C/B Am7 Am7/G Your la - test love Dm Dm+7 Dm7 G Can never last, and when its past, CM7 Am7 CM7 Dm7 G7 C Fdim C CM7 I'll be a - round when he's gone. Bridge: C#7 Gm7 C7 Gm7 Good-bye a - gain, C#7 Gm7 C7 Edim FM7 And if you find a love like mine G#7 D7 G7/6 G7 Just now and then, C Edim Dm7 Fdim Oh drop a line to say you're feeling fine C C/B Am7 Am7/G And when things go wrong, Dm Dm+7 Dm7 G Perhaps you'll see you're meant for me, CM7 Am7 CM7 Dm7 G7 C So I'll be a - round when he's gone.
In some respects, this one reminds me a lot of another Mills Brothers tune on this site -- "Til Then." Both are very laid-back ballads, done in arrangements which are almost Spartan in their simplicity, and both feature bridges with just a dash of the unexpected in the melody line.