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Button Up Your Overcoat chords

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Button Up Your Overcoat- Ruth Etting. 1928

[Verse 1]
C
Listen, big boy
Dm7                      G7
Now that you got me made
Dm7               G7
Goodness, but I'm afraid
C                G7
Somethin's gonna happen to you


[Verse 2]
C              Dm7
Listen, big boy
                         G7 
You gotta be hooked, and how!
Em             G             A       D7
I would die if I should lose you now


[Verse 3]
G     
Button up your overcoat
A7
When the wind is free
D7
Take good care of yourself
    G            G7
You belong to me


[Verse 4]
G
Eat an apple every day
A7
Get to bed by three
D7
Oh, take good care of yourself
    G           G7
You belong to me


[Chorus 1]
                    C
Be careful crossing streets, ooh, ooh
G
Don't eat meat, ooh, ooh
Em                   A7
Cut out sweets, ooh, ooh
D7                    N.C. 
You'll get a pain and ruin your tum-tum


[Verse 5]
G
Keep away from bootleg hootch
A7
When you're on a spree
D7
Oh, take good care of yourself
    G         G7 
You belong to me


[Chorus 2]
                      C
Don't sit on hornet's tails, ooh, ooh
G
Or on nails, ooh, ooh
Em                   A7
Or third rails, ooh, ooh
D7                    N.C. 
You'll get a pain and ruin your tum-tum


[Verse 6]
G
Button up your overcoat
A7
When the wind is free
D7
Take good care of yourself
    G         G7
You belong to me


[Verse 7]
G
Wear your flannel underwear
A7
When you climb a tree
D7
Take good care of yourself
    G         G7 
You belong to me


[Chorus 3]
                 C
Beware of frozen ponds, ooh, ooh
G
Peroxide blonds, ooh, ooh
Em                     A7
Stocks and bonds, ooh, ooh
D7                    N.C. 
You'll get a pain and ruin your bankroll


[Verse 8]
G
Keep the spoon out of your cup
A7
When you're drinking tea
Em          
Oh, take good care of yourself
    G         G7
You belong to me

            
            
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