Love Is A Simple ThingWords & Music by June Carroll & Arthur Siegel
Recorded by Debbie Reynolds, 1962
Intro Verse: G G/F# Em7 Am7 Cdim Poets write fancy things about love, G Em7 Am7 D7 But they don't have no call; G G/F# Em7 Am7 Cdim Love is like birth or death or taxes -- G D6/9F# Em7 Em7sus4 Am7 D7 Love just is, that's all. Melody: G Em7 Am7 D7/9 Love is a simple thing, love is a silver ring, G G7 Am7 Cm7 Shiny as a ribbon bow, soft as a quiet snow, G9 D6/9/F# Am7 D7 G6 Edim Am7 D7 Love is a nursery rhyme, old as the tick of time. G Em7 Am7 D7/9 Love is so many things, bright as an angel's wings, G G7 Am7 Cm7 Gentle as the morning light, long as a winter night, G9 D6/9/F# E Fdim E7 Love makes an old heart sing, C C/B Am7 Cm7 G G/F# Em7 And it fills ev'ry empty space, love is a warming place, C C/B Am7 Cdim G Love is a sim - ple thing. G Em7 Am7 D7/9 Love is a simple thing, love is a magic ring, G G7 Am7 Cm7 Much more fun than mistletoe, gay as a puppet show, G9 D6/9/F# Am7 D7 G6 Edim Am7 D7 Love is the thunder and rain, swift as a soaring plane, G Em7 Am7 D7/9 Love is a summer moon, gay as a big balloon, G G7 Am7 Cm7 Young as a calliope, wild as a storm at sea, G9 D6/9/F# E Fdim E7 Love is a touch of spring, C C/B Am7 Cm7 G G/F# Em7 It's as sweet as a first embrace, love is a special place, C C/B Am7 Cdim G Love is a sim - ple thing.
*Suggested by recent visitor Clark Burroughs