It Had To Be You

Words & Music by Gus Kahn & Isham Jones, 1924
Recorded by Frank Sinatra, 1949

    D+         G  D+  G    G/B        E7   Dm7-5   E7
It had to be you,       it had to be you   

  E7sus4         E7      E7sus4     A9      A7        A9     A7    A9 
I wandered  a - round and finally found the somebody who

                   D  DM7 D7      Cdim         Em    B+    
Could make me be true,      could make be be blue

     Em7     A7   Em7        A   Gdim        D     Cdim     D7
And even be glad just to be sad thinkin' of you.    

       D+          G   D+  G        G/B      E7    Dm7-5   E7
Some others I've seen        might never be mean

    E7sus4        E7       E7sus4     A9        A7            A9   A7   A9
Might e - ven be cross, or try to be boss, but they wouldn't do.

     Em7     C                 Cm
For nobody else gives me the thrill

Gdim             G          B7          Em
With all your faults, dear, I love you still.

   Gdim      D7   Gdim      D7
It had to be you, wonderful you,

   D9         G   Cm6  G6
It had to be you.

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