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Sugar Blues
Words by Lucy Fletcher, Music by Clarence Williams - 1923
C                G7           C - C7
F              F#dim             C              F             C -
G                D7 G D7 G7
C C7 G7 -
- Dm7        G7 C7 -
- - Gm7          C7        F              A7      Dm
F6            F#dim C    E7     A7 D7             G7 C     E7    A7
D7             G7 C     (G7 to chorus) |
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Have you heard these blues that I'm going to sing to you?
When you hear them, they will thrill you thru and thru.
They're the sweetest blues you ever heard. Now listen, and don't say a word.
Sugar Blues, ev'rybody's singing the Sugar Blues. The whole town is ringing.
My lovin man's sweet as he can be, but the doggone fool turned sour on me.
I'm so unhappy, I feel so bad, I could lay me down and die.
You can say what you choose but I'm all confused, I've got the sweet, sweet, Sugar Blues, more sugar,
I've got the sweet, sweet Sugar Blues.
Listen to Harry Reser play "Sugar Blues" (youtube)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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