Cocktails For Two
Performed By:  Spike Jones (1956)
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Words & Music by Arthur Johnston & Sam Coslow
Recorded by Spike Jones, 1956

(E7)                    A6   Dm7-5   A6
In some secluded rendezvous

                       E7  Edim    E7
That overlooks the avenue

                          Bm7-5    E7
With someone sharing a delightful chat 

   Bm7-5    E7           A6       Edim    E7
Of this and that and cocktails for two.

(E7)               A6    Dm7-5       A6
As we enjoy a cigarette

                         E7    Edim   E7
To some exquisite chansonette

                            Bm7-5    E7
Two hands are sure to slyly meet beneath

  Bm7-5   E7                      A6    D9     A
A sur-vi-ette with cocktails for two.


                 A7   Edim      E7
My head may go reel - ing,    

        Dm6            A   D9     A
But my heart will be o-be-dient

       Cdim       Bm7-5  E7      Bm7-5    E7     A  Edim   E7
With intoxicating kisses for the prin-ci-pal in-gre-dient.

(E7)                   A6   Dm7-5 A6
Most any afternoon at five

                         E7    Edim E7
We'll be so glad to be alive

                        Bm7-5        E7
Then maybe fortune will complete her plan

    Bm7-5  E7         A6          D9    A
That all began with cocktails for two.

Although forever after identified by the infamous send-up provided by 
Jones on his album "Dinner Music for People Who Aren't Very Hungry," the 
tune was originally written for the 1934 movie "Murder At the Vanities." 
Over-powered by the grandiose sets, the too-easy-going song sank into 
oblivion and was largely forgotten for twenty years until Jones and his 
City Slickers did their version.
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