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Blue Moon
Words by Lorenz Hart, Music by Richard Rogers - 1934
Verse:
Dm        Dm7 G7       Gm6 Dm        A7 Gm6       A7
Dm        Dm7 G7       Gm6 Dm        A7 Gm6       Dm
Gm        A7 D          Bm7 G           A7 D
Gm7      C7 F Dm7      G7 G7          C7
Chorus:
F           Dm Gm       C7 F           Dm Gm       C7
F           Dm Gm       C7 F -           C7
F           Dm Gm       C7 F           Dm Gm       C7
F           Dm Gm       C7 F -           C7
Gm7      C7 F Gm7      C7 F
Bbm      Eb7 Ab C           G7 Gm       C7
F           Dm Gm       C7 F           Dm Gm       C7
F           Dm Gm       C7 F -  (C7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Once up - on a time, be - fore I took up smil - ing,  I hat - ed the moon - lite.
Shad - ows of the night, that po - ets find be - guil - ing,  Were flat as the noon - lite.
With no one to stay up for,  I went to sleep at ten.
Life was a bit - ter cup for the sad - dest of all men.
 
Chorus:
Blue Moon you saw me stand - ing a - lone,  With - out a dream in my heart,
With - out a love of my own.
Blue Moon you knew just what I was there for,  You heard me say - ing a pray'r for,
Some - one I real - ly could care for.
And then there sud - den - ly ap - peared be - fore me,  The on - ly one my arms will ev - er hold,
I heard some - bod - y whis - per "Please a - dore me",  And when I looked, the moon had turned to gold!
Blue Moon! Now I'm no long - er a - lone,  With - out a dream in my heart,
With - out a love of my own.
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Sing-along with the WineLand Banjo Band as they play "Blue Moon" (youtube click here)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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email: jbott@ix.netcom.com