In the Valley of the Moon



In the Valley of the Moon

by Jeff Branen. 1913 Hear a 1913 version sung by Helen Clark and Henry Burr from The Virtual Gramophone at the Library and Archives Canada Hear the Fabulous Heftones sing their 2004 version from their Moon June Spoon album View c1913 sheet music from the Lester S. Levy Collection at Johns Hopkins University.
[Verse 1] F D7 G7 C7 F I hear you calling me, no use to sigh A7 Dm Stop your worrying, I'll be hurrying G7 C7 to you bye and bye F D7 G7 C7 Dm Night shades are gathering, I'll join you soon G C We'll be strolling shortly you and I G7 C7 In the Valley of the Moon [Chorus] F Gm C7 F In the Valley of the Moon, where I met you one night in June Gm When I passed you by, thought I heard you cry C7 F While the night birds were in tune Gm I was lonesome, so were you C7 A7 Dm There was nothing for us to do Bb Bbm F D7 but to lose our hearts, both you and I Gm C7 F In the Valley of the Moon [Verse 2] F D7 G7 C7 F I hear the nightingale singing his song A7 Dm to his lady love, in her nest above G7 C7 it won't be so long F D7 G7 C7 Dm Till I'll be warbling Love's old sweet tune G C To the only one I ever loved G7 C7 in the Valley of the Moon