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Harry Belafonte – Scarlet Ribbons chords
Scarlet Ribbons:Harry Belafonte. Hit the top ten in 1956. The Browns recorded it in 1959 and it went to #13. #1. (Capo 7th fret for original.)D Em7 A7 DI peeked in to say good night,Em7 A7 Em7 D and I heard my child in prayer.D Em7 A7 D'And for me, some scarlet ribbons,Em7 A7 Em7 Dscarlet ribbons for my hair.'#2.D Em7 A7 DAll the stores were closed and shuttered,Em7 A7 Em7 Dall the streets were dark and bare.D Em7 A7 DIn our town, no scarlet ribbons,Em7 A7 Em7 Dscarlet ribbons for her hair.CHORUS:D Em7 D7 GThrough the night my heart was aching,Bm F#+ Bm6 Em7 A7just before the dawn was break..ing..#3.D Em7 A7 DI peeked in, and on her pillow,Em7 A7 Em7 Din gay profusion, lying there.D Em7 A7 DI saw ribbons, scarlet ribbons,Em7 A7 Em7 Dscarlet ribbons for her hair.CHORUS:#2.D Em7 D7 G Em7If I live to be a hundred..Bm F#+ Bm6 Em7 A7I will never know from where..#4.D Em7 A7 DCame those lovely scarlet ribbons,Em7 A7 Em7 A9 Dscarlet ribbons for her hair.A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.