In The Mood

Words & Music:

Glenn Miller


Bette Midler's fabulous version from "The Divine Miss M" album.  I'm still looking for the chords for the second half of the song.  But I'll post them as soon as I can find 'em.



Jumpin' with my boy Sid, right, you're in the city.

Don't you know that it was grand?  Really grand, so grand!


So, then you came along, then you came along boy.


Sang your groovy song, sang your song and I asked, "Who's that?"



Mr. Whatcha-Call-'Em, what you doing tonight?


Hope you're in the mood because I'm feeling just right.


How's about a corner with a table for two?


Where the music's mellow in some gay rendezvous.


There's no chance romancing with a blue attitude.

         C6             F6             Ab7 F6  C6

You know got to do some dancing to get in the mood


Mister What'cha-Call-Em, I'm indebted to you.

You're here; it goes to show what good influence can do.

Never felt so happy or so fully alive.

He's a-jam a-jumpin' it's some powerful jive.

The swing-er-oo is giving me a new attitude

My heart is full of rhythm and I'm in the mood.


C6    Ebdim7               Dm7    G

In the mood – oh, boy!  Be mine forever!

In the groove – oh, boy!  And leave me never!

In the mood - oh, joy!  Give me some kissing!

G9                   Ab                G9  F7  C6

You know it won't be long until you're in the mood.


Don't be rude – oh, boy!  I love you madly!

It's up to you – oh, boy!  I'll take you gladly!

Love is blind – oh, boy!  My vision's hazy!

It didn't take me long to say I'm in the mood!

Do ba do ba do bop boo da da day.

Ba da-n-da da-n do da-n do day.

[stop chorus ]

Who's that guy with the beautiful eyes?

And look at those lips, I'd try 'em for size.

Hey! Swing with me!  What a wing it'd be!

May I intrude? It's time to dance and I'm in the mood!


Oh, hold me darling, let's dance.

What a dreamy romance.

It's a quarter to three.

There's a mess-o-that moon.  Let's share it with me.

You know, I think it's rude to keep me this way when I'm in the mood.


I'm in the mood, in the groove!

In the mood, ah, ah, ah!


Man-oh-man, wow!

Now you really got me lookin'.

Oh, and you really got me cookin', oh!


My heart went flip, my brain went skip.

I said c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon.

I'm hot now – oh, boy!  I love you madly!

Right now – oh, boy!   I'll take you gladly!

Tight now – oh, boy!   I'm really pining!

And now I'm really in the mood, boy!


Hot now – oh, boy!  Rompin'!

Right now – oh, boy!  Stompin'!

Tight now – oh, boy!  Smokin'!

Why don't we go somewhere and smooch, boy?


It's got to be right now! – oh, boy!

It's gotta be right now! – oh, boy!

It's got to be right now! – oh, boy!

I'm only saying that it didn't take me long,

Didn't take me long, didn't take me long

To say I'm in the mood.

Your flat foot floozy wants a good boy!


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