Fapy Lafertin's "How High The Moon" Chords?

edited March 2010 in Repertoire Posts: 45
Last night I picked out the chords to "How High The Moon" from Fapy Lafertin's recording on "Fine and Dandy". Gee, what a great album that is.

Could someone double check me to see if these are correct? :

|G6 |G6 |Bb6 |C7 |
|F6 |F6 |Ab6 |Bb7 |
|Eb6 |A- D7 |Gm |Am D7 |
|Bm7 |Bbdim7 |Am7 |D7 |

|G6 |G6 |Bb6 |C7 |
|F6 |F6 |Ab6 |Bb7 |
|Eb6 |A- D7 |G6 Am |Cm7 F7 |
|Bm7 E7|Am7 D7 |G6 | (A-7 D7) |


  • JackJack western Massachusetts✭✭✭✭
    Posts: 1,911
    Not near my albums right now, but usually the chords that follow the G and the F on your first two lines are written as Gm7 and Fm7 instead of Bb and Ab.
  • Posts: 45
    Thanks, that's one reason I was asking... Fapy's chords sounded different than the "regular" versions, like Les and Mary's, for example. Also I wad unsure about that Cm7 to F7 before the Bm7 in the final turnaround.
  • pdaiglepdaigle Montreal, QCNew
    Posts: 233
    Here is what I have been using:

    | G | G | Gm7 | C7 |
    | F | F | Fm7 | Bb7 |
    | G | E7 | Am7 | D7 |
    | G | G | Gm7 | C7 |
    | F | F | Fm7 | Bb7 |
    | Eb | D7 | G | Cm |
    | Bm7 Bbm7 | Am7 D7 | G | D7 |

    Not sure what voicings Fapy uses (I do not have that recording) but I would guess 6/9 in lieu of the G, F and Eb and probably C9 and D9 in lieu of the C7 and D7.

    Hope this helps.
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