By the Light of the Silvery Moon


By the Light of the Silvery Moon

Words by Edward Madden Music by Gus Edwards Hear Ada Jones sing on a 1909 recording from the Collected Works of Ada Jones Part 1 at archive.org Hear the Fabulous Heftones sing their 2004 version from their Moon June Spoon album. View original sheet music from the Lester S. Levy Collection at Johns Hopkins University.
[Verse 1] F Fdim C7 F Place park, scene dark F Fdim Gm Silv'ry moon is shining thro' the trees Gm A7 D7 Gm Cast two, me, you C7 F C7 Sound of kisses floating on the breeze F Fdim C7 F Act one, begun F Fm6 C Dialogue, "Where would you like to spoon?" G7 C Am My cue, with you Dm G7 C7 Underneath the silv'ry moon [Chorus] F G7 By the light of the silvery moon C7 I want to spoon F Cdim C7 To my honey I'll croon love's tune F Bb D7 Gm Honeymoon keep a-shining in June F Bbm Dm Your silv'ry beams will bring love's dreams Dm A D G We'll be cuddling soon G C F By the silvery moon [Verse 2] Act two, scene new Roses blooming all around the place Cast three, you, me Preacher with a solemn looking face Choir sings, bell rings Preacher: "You are wed forevermore" Act two, all through Ev'ry night the same encore