Mean To Me

Words & Music:

Roy Turk & Fred E. Ahlert (1929)


D7+    G       Em   Am       D7     G       Em

You're mean to me.  Why must you be mean to me?

C          Gdim   G  Dm E7 Am       D7        G   Em

Gee, honey, it seems to me you love to see me cryin'.

A7   A+  D7         G    Em  Am

I don't know why I stay home each night

D7       G          Em     C             Gdim      G  Dm E7

When you say you'll phone, you don't and I'm left alone,

Am          D7        G

Singing the blues and sighin'.


G   GM7   G7      C D7    Em    G   C

You treat me coldly each day in the year.

Dm     E7  Am      F7     E7    A7          Am7   D7+

You always scold me--- whenever somebody is near, dear

G       Em Am    D7        G       Em

It must be great fun to be mean to me.

[1st time transition:]

C         Gdim     G    Dm   E7       Am       D7   G  C7  G  D7 D7+

You shouldn't, for can't you see what you mean to-- me?


[repeat whole song]


[last time ending:]

C         Gdim     G    Dm   E7       Am       D7    G

You shouldn't, for can't you see what you mean to--- me?


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