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April Showers
Words by B.G. DeSylva, Music by Louis Silvers - 1921
Verse:
G              Am7               Bm             D7                G                Gmaj7 D7                                   
G              Am7 Bm             D7 G -
Bm            Em6 Bm          F#7b9 Bm E7
D A7 D7     Am      D7      Am D7
Chorus:
D7 - G -
D7 - G -
E7 - Am -
Em6 - D7     C#        Am     Ddim D7
- - G -
E7 - Am -
- Cm6 G A7
Am            Am7 D7 G -            (D7 to chorus) 
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song in the key of G.
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Verse:
Life is not a highway strewn with flowers,
Still it holds a goodly share of bliss,
When the sun gives way to April showers,
Here's the point that you should never miss.
 
Chorus:
Though April Showers may come your way,
They bring the flowers, that bloom in May,
So if it's raining, have no regrets
Because it isn't raining rain you know, (It's raining violets,)
And where you see clouds, upon the hills,
You soon will see crowds, of daffodils,
So keep on looking for a bluebird, And list'ning for his song,
When ever April Showers come a long.
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Watch The WineLand Banjo Band play "April Showers" (youtube)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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email: jbott@ix.netcom.com