My Italian Gigolo
By Tom Torriglia
Pierce-Beach Music, BMI-All Rights Reserved
tom.torriglia@yahoo.it



Intro: Dm-Gm-A Dm - Dm-Gm-A-Dm

Dm vamp


Dm
Iím standing here

   Gm
Where lights are low

A
Anticipating

Dm
My gigolo


Dm
I know itís wrong,

     Gm
To be with this man


           A
But, if you ever kissed him


 Dm                       D
Youíd understand


(No play)
Take me now

               D
Hold me close, I want your arms

                            A
To be around my heart

A
Under the Tuscan stars

 D
Is where love always starts







F#
Iím yours tonight

Bm
And donít ever let me go

D
Iíll be your delight

        A                   D Ė off and accordion
Mi amore, my gigolo.

A Ėpickup note by bass


Dm
Iím standing here

  Gm
Feeling aglow (orÖthe glow)

A
Waiting in shadows

  Dm
For my gigolo


Dm
Soon heíll arrive

 Gm  
And whisk me away

  A
Then he will kiss me

 Dm                         D
In our hideaway




(No play)
Take me now

               D
Hold me close, I want your arms

      A
To be around my heart,

A
Under the Tuscan stars

 D
Is where love always starts

F#
Iím yours tonight

        Bm
And donít ever let me go

D
Iíll be your delight

        A                   D
Mi amore, my gigolo.

Instrumental
D-A, A-D - D-A, A-D

Gm
Falling in love wasnít something

              Dm
That I planned to do

            Gm
I just wanted some laughs

Dm
Maybe a drink or two

Bm
Oh, but those eyes

  Em
They hypnotize

     E
I melt, Iím so weak


            A
I canít even speak

(No play)
Take me now

               D
Hold me close, I want your arms

      A
To be around my heart

A
Under the Tuscan stars

 D
Is where love always starts

F#
Iím yours tonight

        Bm
And donít ever let me go

D
Iíll be your delight

        A                   D  
Mi amore, my gigolo.

D
Iíll be your delight

        A
Mi amore, -------pause



            D
my gigolo.