Rosemary Clooney – Blues In The Night chords
Blues in the Night Words & Music by Johnny Mercer & Harold Arlen, 1941 Recorded by Rosemary Clooney, 1952 (#17) Written for a film called Hot Nocturne, this song became so popular that the movie was re-titled Blues in the NightA My mama done tol' me, when I was in kneepants,A7My mama done tol' me, "Son,D7A woman'll sweet talk, and give ya the big eye,B7 E7 A But when the sweet talkin's done,E7 Am7 E7A woman's a two-face, a worrisome thing who'll leave ya t' singA D9 AThe blues in the night."Refrain:A7 E7 Am7 D7Now the rain's a-fallin', hear the train a-callin',A"Whoo-ee." (My mama done tol' me,)D9 Dm6 E7Hear that lonesome whistle blowin' 'cross the trestle,A"Whoo-ee." (My mama done tol' me.)E7A whoo-ee-duh whoo-ee,B7 E7 A D9 AOl' clickety clack's a-echoin' back the blues in the night.D9 Dm6The evening breeze'll start the trees to cryin'E7 C7 B+ F#7-5 Am6 B7 E7 Dm6 E7And the moon'll hide it's light when you get the blues in the night;D9 Dm6 E7 C7 B+Take my word, the mockingbird'll sing the saddest kind of song,F#m7-5 Am6 B7 E7 Dm6 Gm6 E7He knows things are wrong, and he's right.From Natchez to Mobile, from Memphis to Saint Joe, Wherever the four winds blow; I've been in some big towns and heard me some big talk, But there is one thing I know: A woman's a two-face, a worrisome thing who'll leave ya t' sing The blues in the night. Refrain:Coda: A A7 B7 E7 Oooo - oooo - oooo, oooo - oooo - oooo,B7 E7sus4 A My mama was right, there's blues in the night.