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You Are My Sunshine Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell (1939)
Sundown Gordon Lightfoot (1974)
Sunshine Superman Donovan (1966)
Here Comes The Sun The Beatles (George Harrison, 1969)
Keep On The Sunny Side Carter Family (Ada Blenkhorn & Howard Entwisle, 1899)
Walkin In The Sunshine Roger Miller (1967)
Sunny Afternoon The Kinks (Ray Davies, 1966)
Blister In The Sun Violent Femmes (Gordon Gano, 1983)
Sunny Bobby Hebb (1966)
Walking On Sunshine Katrina and the Waves (Kimberley Rew, 1983)
***Extras*** (Themed Songs for 2nd set)
Three Little Birds Bob Marley (1975)
House Of The Rising Sun Traditional Folk Song
On the Sunny Side of the Street Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh, 1930



You Are My Sunshine
Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell (1939)



4/4 | d - D u - u d u |

Chorus
You are my [C] sunshine, my only sunshine [C7]
You make me [F]  happy when skies are [C] gray [C7]
You'll never [F]know dear, how much I [C] love you
[Am] Please don't [C] take my [G7] sunshine a- [C] way

The other [C] night dear, as I lay sleeping [C7]
I dreamed I [F] held you in my [C] arms [C7]
But when I a[F] woke, dear, I was mis[C]taken [Am]
So I [C]hung my [G7] head and I [C] cried. [G7]

Chorus
You are my [C] sunshine, my only sunshine [C7]
You make me [F] happy when skies are [C] gray [C7]
You'll never [F] know dear, how much I [C] love you
[Am] Please don't [C] take my [G7] sunshine a- [C] way

I'll always [C] love you and make you happy, [C7]
If you will [F] only say the [C] same. [C7]
But if you [F] leave me and love a- [C] nother [Am]
You'll [C] regret it [G7] all some- [C] day]

Chorus
You are my [C] sunshine, my only sunshine [C7]
You make me [F] happy when skies are [C] gray [C7]
You'll never [F] know dear, how much I [C] love you
[Am] Please don't [C] take my [G7] sunshine a- [C] way

You told me [C] once, dear, you really loved me [C7]
And no one [F] else could come bet- [C] ween. [C7]
But not you've [F] left me and love ano- [C] ther [Am]
You have [C] shattered [G7] all of my [C] dreams.

Chorus
You are my [C] sunshine, my only sunshine [C7]
You make me [F] happy when skies are [C] gray [C7]
You'll never [F] know dear, how much I [C] love you
[Am] Please don't [C] take my [G7] sunshine a- [C] way


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Sundown
Gordon Lightfoot (1974)


4/4 | d - D - - u - u |
      1   2  (3)&   &

I can [D] see her lyin' back in her | satin dress
In a [A] room where you do what you [D] don't confess
[D] Sundown, you [G] better take care
If I [C] find you bin creepin' round [D] my back stairs
[D] Sundown, you [G] better take care
If I [C] find you bin creeping round [D] my back stairs [D]

She's been [D] lookin' like a queen in a | sailor's dream
And she [A] don't always say what she [D] really means
[D] Sometimes I [G] think it's a shame
When I [C] get feelin' better when I'm [D] feelin' no pain
[D] Sometimes I [G] think it's a shame
When I [C] get feelin' better when I'm [D] feelin' no pain  [D]

I can [D] picture ev'ry move that a | man could make
Getting' [A] lost in her lovin' is your [D] first mistake
[D] Sundown, you [G] better take care
If I [C] find you bin creepin' round [D] my back stairs
[D] Sometimes I [G] think it's a sin
When I [C] feel like I'm winnin' when I'm [D] losin' again  [D]

I can [D] see her lookin' fast in her | faded jeans
She's a [A] hard lovin' woman got me [D] feelin' mean
[D] Sometimes I [G] think it's a shame
When I [C] get feelin' better when I'm [D] feelin' no pain
[D] Sundown, you [G] better take care
If I [C] find you bin creepin' round [D] my back stairs
[D] Sundown, you [G] better take care
If I [C] find you bin creepin' round [D] my back stairs
[D] Sometimes I [G] think it's a sin
When I [C] feel like I'm winnin' when I'm [D] losin' again [D] [D↓]  


#Capo on 4th fret to play along with original.
#Extended jams are all on a [D] chord.
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Sunshine Superman
Donovan (1966)


   Intro Riff on C chord
  
A|-3--3--1-3----6-|----3---1-3-----|
E|-0--0--0-0----0-|----0---0-0-----|  Repeat 4x
C|-0--0--0-0----0-|----0---0-0-----|
G|-0--0--0-0----0-|----0---0-0-----|
   1  2  3 &    &   1  2   3 & 4


[C7] Sunshine came softly a-through my, a-window today
[C7] Could've tripped out easy a-but I've, a-changed my ways
[F] It'll take time I know it, but in a while
[C7] You're gonna be mine and I know it, we'll do it in style
[G7] 'Cause I made my mind up you're [F] going to be mine,
I'll tell you right [C7] now, any trick in the book now baby,
[C7] All that I can find

[C7] Superman or Green Lantern ain't got, a-nothin' on me
[C7] I can make like a turtle and dive for, your pearls in the sea
[F] I'll give you, you can just sit there a-thinkin', on your velvet throne
[C7] 'Bout all the rainbows a-you can, a-have for your own
[G7] 'Cause I made my mind up you're [F] going to be mine,
I'll tell you right [C7] now, any trick in the book now baby,
[C7] All that I can find

[C7] Everybody's hustlin' just to, have a little scene
[C7] When I say we'll be cool I think that, you know what I mean
[F] We stood on the beach at sunset, do you remember when?
[C7] I know a beach where baby, a-it never ends
[G7] When you've made your mind up, for- [F] ever to be mine,
mmm-mmm-mm- [C7] mmm, I'll pick up your hand and slowly,
[C7] Blow your little mind

[G7] 'Cause I made my mind up you're [F] going to be mine,
I'll tell you right [C7] now, any trick in the book now baby,
All that I can find

[C7] Superman or Green Lantern ain't got, a-nothin' on me
[C7] I can make like a turtle and dive for, your pearls in the sea - yup!
[F] I'll give you, you can just sit there a-thinkin', on your velvet throne
[C7] 'Bout all the rainbows a-you can, a-have for your own
[G7] When you've made your mind up, for- [F] ever to be mine,
mmm-mmm-mm- [C7] mmm, I'll pick up your hand and slowly,
[C7] Blow your little mind

[G7] When you've made your mind up, for- [F] ever to be mine,
mmm-mmm-mm- [C7] mmm, I'll pick up your hand and slowly,
[C7] Blow your little [C7↓] mind


#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.
#Last Updated 3/09/18 JJ
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Here Comes The Sun
The Beatles (George Harrison, 1969)


4/4 | d - D u - u d u |
      1   2 &   & 4 &

Intro
| [G] | [G] | [Cmaj7] | [D] |
| [G] | [G] | [Cmaj7] | [D] |

[G] Here comes the sun, du, du, du, du,
[Cmaj7] Here comes the [A7] sun
And I say [G] it's alright [C↓] [G↓] [C↓] [G↓] [D↓↓]

[G] Little darling, it's been a [Cmaj7] long cold lonely [D] winter
[G] Little darling, it feels like [Cmaj7] years since it's been [D] here

[G] Here comes the sun, du, du, du, du,
[Cmaj7] Here comes the [A7] sun
And I say [G] it's alright [C↓] [G↓] [C↓] [G↓] [D↓↓]

[G] Little darling, the smile's re- [Cmaj7] turning to their [D] faces
[G] Little darling, it seems like [Cmaj7] years since it's been [D] here

[G] Here comes the sun, du, du, du, du
[Cmaj7] Here comes the [A7] sun
And I say [G] it's alright [C↓] [G↓] [C↓] [G↓] [D↓↓]

[Bb↓] Sun [F↓] sun [C↓] sun... here it [G↓↓] comes [D]
[Bb↓] Sun [F↓] sun [C↓] sun... here it [G↓↓] comes [D]
[Bb↓] Sun [F↓] sun [C↓] sun... here it [G↓↓] comes [D]
[Bb↓] Sun [F↓] sun [C↓] sun... here it [G↓↓] comes [D]
[Bb↓] Sun [F↓] sun [C↓] sun... here it [G↓↓] comes [D]

[G] Little darling, I feel the [Cmaj7] ice is slowly [D] melting
[G] Little darling, it seems like [Cmaj7] years since it's been [D] clear

[G] Here comes the sun, du, du, du, du
[Cmaj7] Here comes the [A7] sun
And I say [G] it's alright [C↓] [G↓] [C↓] [G↓] [D↓↓]

[G] Here comes the sun, du, du, du, du
[Cmaj7] Here comes the [A7] sun
And I say [G] it's alright [C↓] [G↓] [C↓] [G↓] [D↓↓]


#Capo on 2nd fret to play with original.
#Last Updated 3/28/18 JJ
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Keep On The Sunny Side
Carter Family (Ada Blenkhorn & Howard Entwisle, 1899)


4/4 | d - D u d u D u |
      1   2 & 3 & 4 &

[C] There's a dark and a [F] troubled side of [C] life [C]
There's a [C] bright there's a | sunny side [G] too [G]
Though we [G] meet with the | darkness and [C] strife [C]
The [G] sunny side we | also may [C] view  [C]

Chorus
[C] Keep on the [C7] sunny side [F] always on the [C] sunny side
[C] Keep on the | sunny side of [G] life [G7]
It will [C] help us every [C7] day it will [F] brighten all the [C] way
If we [C] keep on the [G7] sunny side of [C] life [C]


The [C] storm and its [F] fury broke to- [C] day [C]
Crushing [C] hopes that we | cherish so [G] dear [G]
Clouds and [G] storms will in | time pass a- [C] way  [C]
The [G] sun again will | shine bright and [C] clear [C]

Chorus
[C] Keep on the [C7] sunny side [F] always on the [C] sunny side
[C] Keep on the | sunny side of [G] life [G7]
It will [C] help us every [C7] day it will [F] brighten all the [C] way
If we [C] keep on the [G7] sunny side of [C] life [C]

Instrumental Verse - Harmonica Solo
| [C] | [F] | [C] | [C] |
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [G] |
| [G] | [G] | [C] | [C] |
| [G] | [G] | [C] | [C] |

Let us [C] greet with the [F] song of hope each [C] day  [C]
Though the [C] moment be | cloudy or [G] fair [G]
Let us [G] trust in our | Savior a- [C] way  [C]
Who [G] keepeth every- | one in His [C] care [C]

Chorus
[C] Keep on the [C7] sunny side [F] always on the [C] sunny side
[C] Keep on the | sunny side of [G] life [G7]
It will [C] help us every [C7] day it will [F] brighten all the [C] way
If we [C] keep on the [G7] sunny side of [C] life [C]
If we [C] keep on the [G7] sunny side of [C] life [C]
If we [C] keep on the [G7] sunny side of [C] life [C↓][G7↓][C↓]


#Play along in this key with the original.
#Last Updated 3/30/18 JJ
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Walking In The Sunshine
Roger Miller (1967)


[F] Walking in the Sunshine, | singing a little sunshine [C7] song, [C7]  
[C7] Put a smile upon your | face as if there's nothing [F] wrong.  [F]  
[F] Think about a good time | had a long time ago;
[Bb] Think about forgetting about your | worries and your woes,
[F] Walking in the Sunshine, [C7] singing a little sunshine [F] song. [F]  

[Bb] ...La la la la [F] la dee oh
[C7] Whether the weather be [F] rain or snow
[Bb] ...Pretending can [F] make it real
A [G↓] snowy pasture, a [C7↓] green and grassy field. <1,2,3,4>

[F] Walking in the Sunshine, | singing a little sunshine [C7] song, [C7]  
[C7] Put a smile upon your | face as if there's nothing [F] wrong.  [F]  
[F] Think about a good time | had a long time ago;
[Bb] Think about forgetting about your | worries and your woes,
[F] Walking in the Sunshine, [C7] singing a little sunshine [F] song. [F]  

Instrumental - KAZOO!
| [F] | [F]   | [Bb] | [Bb] |
| [F] | [C7] | [F]   | [F]   |

[Bb] ...La la la la [F] la dee oh
[C7] Whether the weather be [F] rain or snow
[Bb] ...Pretending can [F] make it real
A [G↓] snowy pasture, a [C7↓] green and grassy field.

Key Change
| [A7] [D7] |   

[G] Walking in the Sunshine, | singing a little sunshine [D7] song, [D7]  
[D7] Put a smile upon your | face as if there's nothing [G] wrong.  [G]  
[G] Think about a good time | had a long time ago;
[C] Think about forgetting about your | worries and your woes,
[G] Walking in the Sunshine, [D7] singing a little sunshine [G] song. [G↓]  


#Capo on 2nd fret to play with original through most of the tune.
#Capo on 1st fret after key change.
#Last Updated 3/12/18 JJ
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Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks (Ray Davies, 1966)


4/4 | d - D - d - D - |
      1   2   3   4


Intro Riff:
    Am                    E7
||: 12-12-10-10-|9-9-8-8-|7-7-5-5-|3-3-2-2- :||

Intro
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [E7]   | [E7]  
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [E7]   | [E7]
The [Am] taxman's taken [G] all my dough
And [C] left me in my [G] stately home
[E7] Lazin' on a sunny after- [Am] noon
And I can't [G] sail my yacht
He's [C] taken every- [G] thing I've got
[E7] All I've got's this sunny after- [Am] noon [Am]

[A7] Save me, save me, save me from this [D7] squeeze
I got a [G7] big fat mama tryin' to break [C] me [E7]
And I [Am] love to live so [D7] pleasantly
[Am] Live this life of [D7] luxur- [G7] y
[C] Lazin' on a [E7] sunny after- | [Am][Riff] noon | [Am]
In the | [E7] summertime | [E7]
In the | [Am] summertime | [Am]
In the | [E7] summertime | [E7]

My [Am] girlfriend's run off [G] with my car
And [C] gone back to her [G] ma and pa
[E7] Tellin' tales of drunkenness and [Am] cruelty
Now I'm [G] sittin' here
[C] Sippin' at my [G] ice-cold beer
[E7] All I've got's this sunny after- [Am] noon [Am]

[A7] Help me, help me, help me sail a- [D7] way
Or give me [G7] two good reasons why I oughta [C] stay [E7]
Cos I [Am] love to live so [D7] pleasantly
[Am] Live this life of [D7] luxur- [G7] y
[C] Lazin' on a [E7] sunny after- | [Am][Riff] noon | [Am]
In the | [E7] summertime | [E7]
In the | [Am] summertime | [Am]
In the | [E7] summertime | [E7]

[A7] Save me, save me, save me from this [D7] squeeze
I got a [G7] big fat mama tryin' to break [C] me [E7]
And I [Am] love to live so [D7] pleasantly
[Am] Live this life of [D7] luxur- [G7] y
[C] Lazin' on a [E7] sunny after- | [Am][Riff] noon | [Am]
In the | [E7] summertime | [E7]
In the | [Am] summertime | [Am]
In the | [E7] summertime | [E7]
In the | [Am] summertime | [Am]
In the | [E7] summertime | [E7]   | [Am↓]


#Capo on 5th fret to play along with original.
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Blister In The Sun
Violent Femmes (Gordon Gano, 1983)

Key of: G

Mostly 2 beat chords: | D - d u |

Intro: RIFF 2x

Riff:
|----2--3---2-|---2---2-3--2--|----2--3---2-|---
|-3-----------|-3-------------|-3-----------|-3-
|-------------|---------------|-------------|---
|-------------|---------------|-------------|---

[G] When I'm a [C] walkin' [G] I strut my [C] stuff
[G] then I'm [C] so strung [G↓] out. [Z]
I'm [G] high as a [C] kite [G] I just [C] might
[G] stop to [C] check you [G↓] out.

Chorus
Let me go [Em] on, like a [C] blister in the sun.
Let me go [Em] on, big [C] hands I know your the [D] one.

[G]Body [C]beats, [G]I stain my [C]sheets.
[G]I don't [C]even know [G↓]why. [Z]
[G]My girl[C]friend [G]she's at the [C]end,  
[G]she is [C]starting to [G↓]cry.

Chorus
Let me go [Em] on, like a [C] blister in the sun.
Let me go [Em] on, big [C] hands I know your the [D] one.

RIFF 4x

|----2--3---2-|---2---2-3--2--|----2--3---2-|---
|-3-----------|-3-------------|-3-----------|-3-
|-------------|---------------|-------------|---
|-------------|---------------|-------------|---


Play verses quieter and quieter until whispering
[G] When I'm a [C] walkin' [G] I strut my [C] stuff
[G] then I'm [C] so strung [G↓] out. [Z]
I'm [G] high as a [C] kite, [G] I just [C] might
[G] stop to [C] check you [G↓] out.  [Z]

[G] When I'm a [C] walkin' [G] I strut my [C] stuff
[G] then I'm [C] so strung [G↓] out. [Z]
I'm [G] high as a [C] kite [G] I just [C] might
[G] stop to [C] check you [G↓] out.  [Z]

[G] Body [C] beats, [G] I stain my [C] sheets
[G] I don't [C] even know [G↓] why. [Z]
[G] My girl- [C] friend [G] she's at the [C] end
[G] she is [C] starting to [G↓] cry.  [Z]

[G] When I'm a [C] walkin' [G] I strut my [C] stuff,
[G] then I'm [C] so strung [G↓] out. [Z]
I'm [G] high as a [C] kite [G] I just [C] might
[G] stop to [C] check you [G↓] out.  [Z]

Chorus
Let me go [Em] on, like a [C] blister in the sun.
Let me go [Em] on, big [C] hands I know your the [D] one.

RIFF 2x

|----2--3---2-|---2---2-3--2--|----2--3---2-|---
|-3-----------|-3-------------|-3-----------|-3-
|-------------|---------------|-------------|---
|-------------|---------------|-------------|---



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Sunny
Bobby Hebb (1966)


4/4 | D - X u D - X u |
      1   2 & 3   4 &


Riff
    Em      Em#5     Em6     Em#5
A |-2----2--3----3-|-4----4--3----3--||
E |-3----3--3----3-|-3----3--3----3-o||
C |-4-------4------|-4-------4------o||
G |-0-------0------|-0-------0-------||

Intro - Riff x 2
| [Em] Sunny | [G7] yesterday my | [C] life was filled with | [F#m] rain [B7] |   
| [Em] Sunny | [G7] you smiled at me and | [C] really eased the | [F#m] pain [B7] |
Now the | [Em] dark days are done, and the | [G7] bright days are here |
| [C] My sunny one shines | [Cm] so sincere |
| [F#m] Sunny, one so | [B7] true, I love | [Em][Riff] you   | [Em] |

[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for the [C] sunshine bou- [F#m] quet [B7]
[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for the [C] love you brought my [F#m] way [B7]
You [Em] gave to me your [G7] all and all
And [C] now I feel [Cm] ten feet tall
[F#m] Sunny, one so [B7] true, I love | [Em][Riff] you   | [Em] |

[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for the [C] truth you've let me [F#m] see [B7]
[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for the [C] facts from A to [F#m] Z [B7]
[Em] My life was torn, like [G7] windblown sand
Then [C] a rock was formed when [Cm] we held hands
[F#m] Sunny, one so [B7] true, I love | [Em][Riff] you   | [Em] |

[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you for that [C] smile upon your [F#m] face [B7] mm-mm-mm
[Em] Sunny [G7] thank you thank you for that [C] gleam that flows with [F#m] grace [B7]
[Em] You're my spark of [G7] nature's fire
[C] You're my sweet com- [Cm] plete desire
[F#m] Sunny, one so [B7] true, yes I love | [Em][Riff] you   | [Em] |

[Em] Sunny [G7] yesterday all my [C] life was filled with [F#m] rain [B7]
And [Em] Sunny, you [G7] smiled at me and [C] really, really eased the [F#m] pain [B7]
Now the [Em] dark days are done, and the [G7] bright days are here
[C] My sunny one shines [Cm] so sincere
[F#m] Sunny, one so [B7↓]  true
I love | [Em] you | [C] [B7]
I love | [Em] you | [C] [B7]
I love | [Em↓] you


#Play with original in this key for 1st & 2nd Verses.
#At the jam we will play all in same key.
#To learn with the video, starting @ 3rd verse, capo 1 fret higher for each verse.
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Walking On Sunshine
Katrina and the Waves (Kimberley Rew, 1983)


  C             F
| D - D - D - d U | - u d u d u d u |
  1   2   3   4 &     & 2 & 3 & 4 &
  G             F
| D - D - D - d U | - u d u d u d u |
  1   2   3   4 &     & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Intro
[C]   [F]   [G]   [F]
[C]   [F]   [G]   [F]

I [C] used to think [F] maybe you [G] love me,
now [F] baby I'm [C] sure    [F]   [G]   [F]
And [C] I just can't [F] wait till the [G] day
when you [F] knock on my [C] door.   [F]   [G]   [F]
Now [C] everytime I [F] go for the [G] mailbox
gotta [F] hold myself [C] down.   [F]   [G]   [F]
'Cos [C] I just can't [F] wait till you [G] write me
you're [F] coming a- [C] round.   [F] [G]

Chorus
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
And [F] don't it feel [C] good! Hey! [F] Al- [G] right now
[C]   [F]   [G]   [F]

I [C] used to think [F] maybe you [G] loved me,
now I [F] know that it's [C] true   [F]   [G]   [F]
And [C] I don't wanna [F] spend my whole [G] life just
a- [F] waitin' for [C] you   [F]   [G]   [F]
Now [C] I don't want you [F] back for the [G] weekend,
not [F] back for a [C] day   [F]   [G]   [F]
I said [C] baby I [F] just want you [G] back,
and I [F] want you to [C] stay   [F]   [G]

Chorus
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
And [F] don't it feel [C] good! Hey! [F] Al- [G] right now
And [F] don't it feel [C] good! Hey! [F] Al- [G] right now
[C]   [F]   [G]   [F]
[C]   [F]   [G]   [F]

I feel [C] alive, I feel a [F] love,
I feel a [G] love that's really [F] real
I feel [C] alive, I feel a [F] love,
I feel a [G] love that's really [F] real

Chorus
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
[F] I'm walking on [G] sunshine... | Whoa- [F] oah!
And [F] don't it feel [C] good! Hey! [F] Al- [G] right now
And [F] don't it feel [C] good! Hey! [F] Al- [G] right now
And [F] don't it feel [C] good! Hey! [F] Al- [G] right now
[C]   [F]   [G]   [F]
[C]   [F]   [G]   [F]   [C↓]


#Original is in Key of Bb. This chart is in C.
#Last Updated 3/30/18 JJ
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Three Little Birds
Bob Marley (1977)


Reggae Strum (Short Muted Strokes)
4/4 | - - D - - - D - |
      1   2   3   4

Intro:
| [A]   | [A]   | [A]   | [A]
Chorus
Don't | [A] worry, | ...about a | thing | [A]
'Cause | [D] every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right | [A]
Singin' don't | [A] worry, | ...about a | thing | [A]
'Cause | [D] every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right | [A]

Rise up this | [A] mornin', | smiled with the | [E7] risin' sun | [E7]
Three little | [A] birds, | pitch by my | [D] doorstep | [D]
Singin' | [A] sweet songs, | of melodies | [E7] pure and true | [E7]
Sayin' | [D] this is my | message to you- | [A] ou-ou | [A]

Chorus
Singin' don't | [A] worry, | ...about a | thing | [A]
'Cause | [D] every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right | [A]
Singin' don't | [A] worry   | (don't worry), about a | thing | [A]
'Cause | [D] every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right | [A]

Rise up this | [A] mornin', | smiled with the | [E7] risin' sun | [E7]
Three little | [A] birds, | pitch by my | [D] doorstep | [D]
Singin' | [A] sweet songs, | of melodies | [E7] pure and true | [E7]
Sayin' | [D] this is my | message to you- | [A] ou-ou | [A]

Chorus
Singin' don't | [A] worry, | ...about a | thing | (worry about a thing oh)
| [D] Every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right (don't worry) | [A]
Singin' don't | [A] worry, | ...about a | thing (I won't worry) | [A]
'Cause | [D] every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right | [A]

Singin' don't | [A] worry, | ...about a | thing | [A]
'Cause | [D] every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right (I won't worry) | [A]
Singin' don't | [A] worry, | ...about a | thing | [A]
'Cause | [D] every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right | [A]
Singin' don't | [A] worry, | ...about a | thing | [A] (oh no)
'Cause | [D] every little thing, | gonna be all | [A] right | [A↓]


#Play with original in this key.
#Last Updated 9/26/17 JJ
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House Of The Rising Sun
Traditional Folk Song


6/8 Fingerpicking Pattern
A|----------R-------|
E|-------M-----M----|
C|----I-----------I-|
G|-T----------------|
   1  &  2  &  3  &

Intro
| [Am]   | [C]   | [D]   | [F]  
| [Am]   | [E7]   | [Am]   | [E7]

There [Am] is a [C] house in [D] New Orleans [F]
They [Am] call the [C] Rising [E7] Sun [E7]
And it's [Am] been the [C] ruin of [D] many a poor [F] boy
And [Am] God I [E7] know I'm [Am] one [E7]

My [Am] mother [C] was a [D] tailor [F]
She [Am] sewed my [C] new blue [E7] jeans [E7]
My [Am] father [C] was a [D] gamblin' [F] man
[Am] Down in [E7] New Or- [Am] leans [E7]

Now the [Am] only [C] thing a [D] gambler [F] needs
Is a [Am] suitcase [C] and a [E7] trunk [E7]
And the [Am] only [C] time [D] he's satis- [F] fied
Is [Am] when he's [E7] on a [Am] drunk [E7]

He [Am] fills his [C] glasses up [D] to the [F] brim
And [Am] pushes those [C] cards a- [E7] round [E7]
The [Am] only [C] pleasure he [D] gets out of [F] life
Is [Am] rambling from [E7] town to [Am] town [E7]

Now [Am] tell my [C] baby [D] sister [F]
Not to [Am] do what [C] I have [E7] done [E7]
But [Am] shun that [C] house in [D] New Orleans [F]
They [Am] call the [E7] Rising [Am] Sun [E7]

Oh [Am] mother [C] tell your [D] children [F]
Not to [Am] do what [C] I have [E7] done [E7]
[Am] Spend your [C] lives in [D] sin and miser- [F] y
In the [Am] House of the [E7] Rising [Am] Sun [E7]

Well, I got [Am] one foot [C] on the [D] platform [F]
The [Am] other foot [C] on the [E7] train [E7]
I'm [Am] goin' [C] back to [D] New Orleans [F]
To [Am] wear that [E7] ball and [Am] chain [E7]

Well, there [Am] is a [C] house in [D] New Orleans [F]
They [Am] call the [C] Rising [E7] Sun [E7]
And it's [Am] been the [C] ruin of [D] many a poor [F] boy
And [Am] God I [E7] know I'm [Am] one [C] | [D] | [F]
| [Am] | [E7] | [Am] | [Am↓]


#Good tune for learning fingerpicking. Easy 6/8 (or 3/4) pattern.
#Though this version doesn't track directly with the Animals' famous rendition, you can still play along with it in this key.
#Last Updated 1/5/18 JJ
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On the Sunny Side of the Street
Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh, 1930


[D7↓]... Grab your [G] coat and get your [B7] hat,
leave your [C] worry on the [D7] door step,
[G] Just direct your [E7] feet,
to the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [G] street. [D7]

Can't you [G] hear the pitter [B7] pat?
And that [C] happy tune is [D7] your step
[G] Life can be so [E7] sweet
on the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [G] street

I used to [G7] walk in the shade.
With those [C] blues on parade.  
But [A7] I'm not afraid.
This [D7↓↓]  rover [Z↓↓]  crossed [D7↓↓] over.

If I [G] never have a [B7] cent,
I'll be [C] rich as Rocke- [D7] feller.
[G] Gold dust at my [E7] feet,
on the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [G]street.

I used to [G7] walk in the shade.
With those [C] blues on parade.
But [A7] I'm not afraid.
This [D7↓↓] rover [Z↓↓] crossed [D7↓↓] over.

If I [G] never have a [B7] cent,
I'll be [C] rich as Rocke- [D7] feller.
[G] Going to set my [E7] feet,
on the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [E7] street
...on the [Am7] sunny [D7] side of the [G↓↓] street [C↓↓] [G↓] [C↓] [G↓]


#Follow along with Ukester Brown. Ignore the intro verse.
#Last Updated 4/2/18 JJ
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