Scarlet Ribbons chords with lyrics by Harry Belafonte - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Harry Belafonte – Scarlet Ribbons chords

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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.
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