Iím gonna sit right down and write myself a letter    (video)

 

††† G - Am - D (2x)

 

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††† Mailman passes by and I just wonder why

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††† he never stops to ring my front doorbell.

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††† There's not a single line from that old love of mine,

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††† not a word since I last heard farewell.

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††† That's the reason that I'm....

 

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1. Gonna sit right down and write myself a letter,

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††† make believe it came from you, oh.

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††† I'm gonna write those words so sweet,

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G†††††††††††††††† †††††E

††† they're gonna knock me off my feet,

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††† a lotta kisses on the bottom, I'll be all so glad I've got 'em.

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††† I'm gonna smile and say, "I hope you're feelin' better",

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††† close "with love" the way you used do, oh.

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††† Gonna sit right down and write myself a letter,

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††† make believe, make believe, make believe a letter came from you.

 

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2. Gonna sit right down and write myself a letter, oh,

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††† and make believe it came from you,

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††† Gonna write words so sweet,

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††† they're gonna knock me off my feet,

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††† a lotta kisses on the bottom, I'll be glad I've got 'em.

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†† I'm gonna smile and say, "I hope you're feelin' better",

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††† and close "with love" the way you do.

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††† Gonna sit right down and write myself a letter, oh,

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††† and make believe, it came from you, just you, oh.

 

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3. I'm gonna write, "I love you, honey, 'deed I do",

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††† and make believe it came from you.

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††† I'm tired of waitin', ††††††††'cause I'm so blue,

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††† thinkin' of you††††††† all day through.

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††† I'm gonna say the sweet things that I love to hear,

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††† I'll live in a dream and just pretend you're near.

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††† I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter,

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††† I'm gonna fool myself when I make myself

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††† believe the letter came from you.

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††† Believe me, it came from you.

 

 

(orig. = capo 1st)††† (The Boswell Sisters)