Hernando's Hideaway

Words & Music by

Richard Adler & Jerry Ross

(From "The Pajama Game")


Cdim  B7  Cdim B7   Cdim B7

I     know  a  dark se - clu - ded place,


A place where no one knows your face;

Cdim  B7    Cdim B7  Cdim  B7

A     glass  of  wine, a   fast embrace --

     Em        B7           Em   B7  Em

It's called Hernando's Hideaway (o - le!)


B7  Cdim  B7  Cdim B7

All you-- see are  sil - hou - ettes,


And all you hear are castanets,

Cdim B7 Cdim B7  Cdim B7

And  no one cares how late it gets,

    Em    B7           Em   B7  Em

Not at Hernando's Hideaway (o - le!)




At the golden finger bowl or anyplace you go,

Em                 E7            Am

You will meet your uncle Max and ev'ryone you know;


But if you go to that spot that I am thinking of,

F#7            Cdim   F#7          Cdim      B7

   You will be free      to gaze at me   and talk of love.


Cdim B7    Cdim  B7    Cdim  B7

Just knock three times and-- whisper low


That you and I were sent by Joe,

Cdim  B7     Cdim B7    Cdim   B7

Then, strike a--  match and--  you will know

       Em    B7           Em   B7  Em

You're in Hernando's Hideaway (o - le!)


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