Slow Boat To China (I'd Like To Get You on a)
1948
usFrank Loesser
A7AmAm7B7CD7E7EbFF7FdimGGdim
13 chords used in this song

Slow Boat To China is one of those songs where lyrics have disappeared over time. Although there has never been a "verse", older recordings have two slightly different choruses. This arrangement is in the key of G, but it also works well and is easy to play in C.

GFdim
GI’d love to Fdimget you
AmGdim
On a Amslow boat to GdimChina
GB7CE7
GAll to myB7self, aClone E7
AmGdim
AmGet you and Gdimkeep you
GB7E7
In my Garms B7everE7more
A7
A7Leave all your lovers
Am7D7
Am7Weeping on a far away D7shore
GFdim
GOut on the Fdimbriny
AmGdim
With the Ammoon big and Gdimshiny
GB7CE7Am
GMelting your B7heart of Cstone E7 Am
CGdim
CI’d love to Gdimget you
GF7E7
On a Gslow F7boat to E7China
A7Am7D7GD7
A7All to myAm7self, D7aGlone D7
GFdim
GI’d love to Fdimget you
AmGdim
On a Amslow boat to GdimChina
GB7CE7
GAll to myB7self, aClone E7
AmGdim
Amtwist in the Gdimrudder
GB7E7
And a Grip B7in the E7sail
A7
A7Drifting and dreaming
Am7D7
Am7Throw the compass over the D7rail
GFdim
GOut on the Fdimocean
AmGdim
Far from Amall the comGdimmotion
GB7CE7Am
GMelting your B7heart of Cstone E7 Am
CGdim
CI’d love to Gdimget you
GF7E7
On a Gslow F7boat to E7China
A7Am7D7GFE7
A7All to myAm7self, D7aGloneFE7
A7Am7D7GEbG
A7All to myAm7self, D7aGloneEbG
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§Kay Kyser[ Bb ]
§Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass[ C ]
§Benny Goodman[ G ]