"Dinah" by Harry Akst, Sam Lewis and Joe Young
[F]Carolina [C7]gave me Dinah,
[F]I'm [D7]the [G7]proudest one beneath the Dixie [C7]sun,
[F]News is spreadin' [Am]'bout a [F7]weddin'
[C]I [Am]hear [Dm]church bells ringin'
[G7]Here's the song my [C7]heart keeps singin'
[F]Dinah, is there any one finer,
In the state of Caro[C7]lina,
If there is and you [F]know 'er,[Cdim][C7]show 'er to me?
[F]Dinah, with her Dixie eyes blazin'
How I love to sit and [C7]gaze in
To the eyes of Dinah [F]Lee,
[Dm]Ev'ry night [Aaug]why do I [Dm7]shake with fright,
[Dm7]Be[Dm6]cause [C7]my [Dm]Dinah might
[Dm6]Change her mind about [C7]me.
[F]Dinah, if she wandered to China
I would hop an ocean [C7]liner,
Just to be with Dinah [F]Lee!
[F]Some designer [C7]modeled Dinah,
[F]He [D7]must [G7]be the one who made the golden [C7]sun,
[F]Heaven bless her, [Am]she said [F7]"Yes, Sir",
[C]All [Am]day [Dm]long I'm prayin'
[G7]Even in my [C7]dreams I'm sayin'