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Roy Orbison - Sweet Mama Blue tab

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Sweet Mama Blue 

Intro:  A  F#m  Bm  E  A

         Bm             E
I know a place in New Orleans. 
              A         C#m7      F#m     
They call the Castle of Kings and Queens. 
             Bm                E
Where an old sweet black woman sings. 
          A     C#m7   F#m     
And plays piano like a dream. 
             Bm                Bm7                E       
She puts out all her beautiful heart and soul for you. 
Sweet mamma blue. 
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            D                             E 
Sweet mamma blue will only sing about the truth. 
            A         A7
And it will get to you. 
            D                              E
Sweet mamma blue will sing of love as only she can do. 
            A  F#m  Bm  E           A
Sweet mamma blue.       Sweet Mamma Blue 

One night I stayed past closing time. 
"Sweet mamma blue my troubled mind." 
She sang the night away for me. 
She made me see what I couldn't see. 
That only by loving life will all your dreams come true. 
Sweet mamma blue. 


They say she's gone from misery. 
But she still lives in my memory. 
I still can see her smile and say 
"I'll bet you make it all the way." 
If you will try the Lord will surely see you through. 
Sweet mamma blue, 
    E               F#m
The world sure will miss you. 
           Bm          Bm7      E 
And when I feel blue I think of you. 
            A  F#m  Bm  E           A
Sweet mamma blue.       Sweet mamma blue. 

by: Josť Duarte
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