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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 upon a time, before I took up smiling,  I hated the moonlite.
Shadows of the night, that poets find beguiling,  Were flat as the noonlite.
With no one to stay up for,  I went to sleep at ten.
Life was a bitter cup for the saddest of all men.
 
Chorus:
Blue Moon you saw me standing alone,  Without a dream in my heart,
Without a love of my own.
Blue Moon you knew just what I was there for,  You heard me saying a pray'r for,
Someone I really could care for.
And then there suddenly appeared before me,  The only one my arms will ever hold,
I heard somebody whisper "Please adore me",  And when I looked, the moon had turned to gold!
Blue Moon! Now I'm no longer alone,  Without a dream in my heart,
Without 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