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Autumn Leaves
Music by Joseph Kosma, Words by Johnny Mercer - 1947
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1955, played for 16 weeks.
Am                 D                   G                 C
Am B Em -
Am D G C
Am B Em -                  
B - Em -
Am D G -
Am B Em -
Am B Em -       (repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in the key of Em.
The falling leaves drift by the window,
The autumn leaves of red and gold.
I see your lips the summer kisses,
The sunburned hands I used to hold.
Since you went away the days grow long,
And soon I'll hear old winter's song.
But I miss you most of all my darling,
When Autumn Leaves start to fall.
Watch John Green play "Autumn Leaves" on the plectrum banjo (youtube)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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