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Sweet Leilani chords

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Sweet Leilani -  Bing Crosby with Lani McIntyre and his Hawaiians
Composer: Harry Owens
Label: Decca
The record was released in 1937 following the success of the film Waikiki Wedding.
This tab includes the shortened version Bing Crosby sung in the film and the version
released as a single which includes the first two verses sung (presumably) by Lani McIntrye. 

 - - - - - - - - - - - - -  FILM VERSION (Waikiki Wedding)- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Capo: III

Intro:

G  Dm7 G7
#1:
G7       C
Sweet Leilani (Sweet Leilani)
C7       F   Fm
Heavenly flow--er (ooo-ooh)
C                 Cm     G7      C         Am        C#dim7   G7
Tropic skies are jealous as they shine (Oh sweet Lei-lani -  air)
G7                Cm      G7      C             Am         C#dim7  G
  I think they're jealous of your blue eyes (My lovely lei-lani - air)
G              G7          C         
  Jealous   because you're mine.
#2:
C
Sweet Leilani (Sweet Leilani)
C7       F    Fm
Heavenly flow--er(ooo-ooh)
C            Cm       G7  C       Am        C#dim7 G7
I dreamed of paradise for two.(Oh sweet Lei-lani - air)
G7           Cm   G7       C         Am         C#dim7  G7
  You are my paradise completed. (My lovely lei-lani - air)
G7           Dm7   G7   C 
  You are my dream come true.

Spoken: You see there! One lullaby from me ... and the child tosses fitfully for hours.


 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - VERSION ON DISC - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  

Original key: A for the intro and first two verses, Eb for the last two verses

Intro:

A E7  A

#1 
         A
Sweet Leilani
A7       D    Dm
Heavenly flow--er
A      Am        E7                A    F#m  Bbdim7 E
Nature fashioned roses kissed with dew
E            E7               A      F#m Bbdim7 E
And then she placed them in a bower
E           E7       A 
 It was the start of you.

#2:
A
Sweet Leilani
A7       D    Dm
Heavenly flow--er
A            Am   E7      A    F#m Bbdim7 E
I dreamed of paradise for two.
E            E7            A    F#m Bbdim7 E
  You are my paradise completed.
E            E7         A 
  You are my dream come true.

A  C  Bb7

#3 (Bing crosby) 
Bb7      Eb
Sweet Leilani
Eb7      Ab   Abm
Heavenly flow--er
Eb                Ebm    Bb7     Eb     Cm Edim7 Bb
Tropic skies are jealous as they shine
Bb              Ebm     Bb7     Eb       Cm Edim7 Bb
I think they're jealous of your blue eyes
Bb           Bb7         Eb         
Jealous   because you're mine.

#4
Eb
Sweet Leilani
Eb7      Ab   Abm
Heavenly flow--er
Eb           Ebm Bb7      Eb     Cm    Edim7  Bb
I dreamed of paradise for two.
Bb         Bb7          Eb    Cm  Edim7  Bb
You are my paradise completed.
Bb  Edim7  Bb7        Eb  
You are my dream come true.

Instrumental:

Eb  
Eb7  Ab Abm
Eb Ebm Bb7  Eb  Cm Edim7 Bb7
   
Outro:
Bb7             Ebm Bb7         Eb    Cm  Edim7  Bb
  You are my par-a- dise completed.
Bb         Fm7 Bb7  Bb7/D Eb
You are my dre-am   come  true.

            
            
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