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 Night

A 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' sing
A D9 AThe blues in the night."
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.
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