Ukebox Pub Night - Wednesday, May 1st 2019 - 7pm (Doors 5:30)
Singin’ In The Rain Arthur Freed & Nacio Herb Brown (1929)
Who'll Stop The Rain Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fogerty, 1970)
Bus Stop The Hollies (Graham Gouldman, 1966)
5 Days In May Blue Rodeo (Jim Cuddy & Greg Keelor; 1993)
Early Morning Rain Gordon Lightfoot (1966)
Fire and Rain James Taylor (1970)
Banana Pancakes Jack Johnson (2001)
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head Burt Bacharach & Hal David (1969)
Have You Ever Seen The Rain CCR (John Fogerty, 1970)
I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash (1972)
***Extras*** (Themed Songs for 2nd set)
April Showers Al Jolson (Louis Silvers; B.G. De Sylva, 1921)
Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain Willie Nelson (Fred Rose, 1975)
Under A Stormy Sky Daniel Lanois (1989)
Let It Rain Eric Clapton (Bramlett/Clapton, 1970)
The Unicorn Irish Rovers (Shel Silverstein, 1968)
Madeleine Jacques Brel (Brel, Jouannest, Corti, 1961)



Singin' In The Rain
Arthur Freed & Nacio Herb Brown (1929)


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

I'm | [F] singin' in the | rain,
just | [F] singin' in the | rain
What a | [F] glorious | feeling,
I'm | [C7] happy a- | gain
I'm | [C7] laughin' at | clouds,
so | [C7] dark up a- | bove
The | [C7] sun's in my | heart,
and I'm | [F] ready for | [F] love

Let the | [F] stormy clouds | chase,
every- | [F] one from the | place
Come | [F] on with the | rain,
I've a | [C7] smile on my | face
I'll | [C7] walk down the | lane,
with a | [C7] happy re- | frain
Just | [C7] singin', just | singin'
in the | [F] rain


#Great first song to learn. This simple version only needs two chords!
#To play with Gene Kelly video, place capo on 1st fret. Song starts at 1:07.
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Who'll Stop the Rain
Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fogerty, 1970)


     Swiss Army Strum:
4/4 | d - D u - u d u |
      1   2 &   & 4 &

Intro
| [G]   | [G]   | [Em]   | [Em]
| [G]   | [G]  

| [G] Long as I re- | member
the | [C] rain been comin' | [G] down
| [G] Clouds of mystery | pourin',
con- [C] fusion on the [G] ground

| [C] Good men through the | [G] ages,
| [C] tryin' to find the | [G] sun
| [C] And I wonder, | [D] still I wonder
| [Em] Who'll stop the | [G] rain? | [G]

| [G] I went down Vir- | ginia
Seeking | [C] shelter from the | [G] storm
| [G] Caught up in the | [Bm] fable,
I | [C] watched the tower | [G] grow

| [C] Five-year plans and | [G] new deals,
| [C] wrapped in golden | [G] chains
| [C] And I wonder | [D] still I wonder
| [Em] Who'll stop the | [G] rain? | [G]

Instrumental Bridge
| [C↓]  [G↓] [D↓]   | [D]       |
| [Am↓] [C↓] [Em↓] | [Em] [D↓] |
| [G] | [G] |

| [G] Heard the singers | playin',
| [C] how we cheered for | [G] more
| [G] The crowd had rushed to- [Bm] gether,
| [C] tryin' to keep | [G] warm
| [C] Still the rain kept | [G] pourin',
| [C] fallin on my | [G] ears
| [C] And I wonder | [D] still I wonder
| [Em↓] Who'll stop the rain...

Outro
| [G]   | [G]   | [Em]   | [Em]
| [G]   | [G↓]  


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Bus Stop
The Hollies (Graham Gouldman, 1966)


Intro
|   [Am]   |   [G]   |   [Am]   |   [G]   |

| [Am] Bus stop [G] wet day | [Am] she's there [G] I say |
| [Am] Please share [G] my um- | [Am] brel- [G] la |
| [Am] Bus stop [G] bus goes | [Am] she stays [G] love grows |
| [Am] Under [G] my um- | [Am] brel- [G] la |
| [C] All that [G] summer | [Am] we enjoyed it |
| [Dm] Wind and rain and | [Em] shine |
| [Am] That um- [G] brella | [Am] we em- [G] ployed it
By | [Am] August [G] she was | [Am] mine |

| [C] Every morning | [B7] I would see her | [Em] waiting at the | [C] stop
Sometimes she'd | [Am] shop and she would | [B7] show me what she'd | [Em] bought | [Em] |
| [C] Other people | [B7] stared as if we | [Em] were both quite in- | [C] sane
Someday my | [Am] name and hers are | [B7] going to be the | [Em] same | [Em] |   

| [Am] That's the [G] way the | [Am] whole thing [G] started |
| [Am] Silly [G] but it's | [Am] true [G] |   
A- | [Am] thinking [G] of a | [Am] sweet ro- [G] mance
Be- | [Am] ginning [G] in that | [Am] queue [G] |   
| [C] Came the [G] sun, the | [Am] ice was melting |
| [Dm] No more sheltering | [Em] now |
| [Am] Nice to [G] think that | [Am] that um- [G] brella |
| [Am] Led me [G] to a | [Am] vow |

Instrumental
| [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] |
| [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] |

| [C] Every morning | [B7] I would see her | [Em] waiting at the | [C] stop
Sometimes she'd | [Am] shop and she would | [B7] show me what she'd | [Em] bought | [Em] |   
| [C] Other people | [B7] stared as if we | [Em] were both quite in- | [C] sane
Someday my | [Am] name and hers are | [B7] going to be the | [Em] same | [Em] |   

| [Am] Bus stop [G] wet day | [Am] she's there [G] I say |
| [Am] Please share [G] my um- | [Am] brel- [G] la |
| [Am] Bus stop [G] bus goes | [Am] she stays [G] love grows |
| [Am] Under [G] my um- | [Am] brel- [G] la |
| [C] All that [G] summer | [Am] we enjoyed it |
| [Dm] Wind and rain and | [Em] shine |
| [Am] That um- [G] brella | [Am] we em- [G] ployed it
By | [Am] August [G] she was | [Am] mine |

Instrumental
| [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] | [Am] [G] | [Am↓]

#Play along with original in this key.

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5 Days In May
Blue Rodeo (1994)


| d - D u - u d u |

Intro
[Em]   | [Em]   | [D]   | [D]   |
[Am]   | [Am]   | [C]   | [C]   |
[Em] They met in a hurricane
[D] Standing in the shelter out of the rain
[Am] She tucked a note into his [C] hand [C]
[Em] Later on they took his car
[D] Drove on down where the beaches are
[Am] He wrote her name in the [C] sand [C]
[G] Never even [F] let go of her [C] hand [D]   | [D]   |

[Em] Somehow they stayed that way
[D] For those 5 days in May
[Am] Made all the stars around them [C] shine [C]
[Em] Funny how you can look in vain
[D] Living on nerves and such sweet pain
[Am] The loneliness that cuts so [C] fine [C]
To [G] find the face you've [F] seen a thousand [C] times [D]   | [D]   |

Chorus
[C] Sometimes the world begins,
to [C] set you up on your feet again
And [Bm] oh, it wipes the tears from your [D] eyes [D]
[C] How will you ever know,
the [C] way that circumstances go
[Bm] Always going to hit you by sur- [D] prise [D]
But I [Am↓] know my past [G↓] you were there
In [C↓] everything I've [Em7↓] done
You are the [Em] one | [Em]   |

[D]   | [D]   | [Am]   | [Am]   | [C]   | [C]   |

[Em] Looking back it's hard to tell
[D] Why they stood while others fell
[Am] Spend your life working it [C] out [C]
[Em] All I know is one cloudy day
[D] They both just ran away
[Am] Rain on the windshield heading [C] south [C]
[G] Oh she loved the [F] lines around his [C] mouth [D]   | [D]   |

Chorus
[C] Sometimes the world begins,
to [C] set you up on your feet again
And [Bm] oh, it wipes the tears from your [D] eyes [D]
[C] How will you ever know,
the [C] way that circumstances go
[Bm] Always going to hit you by sur- [D] prise [D]
But I [Am↓] know my past [G↓] you were there
In [C↓] everything I've [Em7↓] done
You are the [Em] one | [Em]   |

[D]   | [D]   | [Am]   | [Am]   | [C]   | [C]   | [Em↓]


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Early Morning Rain
Gordon Lightfoot


    Generally 2 bars per chord
4/4 | d - D - d u D u |
      1   2   3 & 4 &

Intro
| [F] | [F]   | [Bb] | [Bb] |
| [C] | [Bb] | [F]   | [Bb] |

| [F] ...In the | early morning | [Csus4] rain | [Csus4] |
| [C] ...With a | [Bb] dollar in my | [F] hand | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...With an | aching in my | [Gm7] heart | [Gm7]   |
| [Gm7] ...and my | pockets full of | [F] sand | [Fsus4] |

| [F] ...I'm a | long way from | [Gm7] home | [Gm7] |
| [C] ...and I | miss my loved ones | [F] so | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...In the | early morning | [Am] rain | [Am] |
| [C] ...With | [Bb] no place to | [F] go | [Bb] |

| [F] ...Out on | runway number | [Csus4] nine | [Csus4] |
| [C] ...big seven o | [Bb] seven set to | [F] go | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...But I'm | stuck here in the | [Gm7] grass | [Gm7] |
| [Gm7] ...Where the | cold wind | [F] blows | [Fsus4] |

| [F] ...Now the | liquor tasted | [Gm7] good | [Gm7] |
| [C] ...And the | women all were | [F] fast | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...Well now | there she goes my | [Am] friend | [Am] |
| [C] ...Well she's | [Bb] rolling down at | [F] last | [Bb] |
| [C] | [Bb] | [F] | [Bb] |

| [F] ...Hear the | mighty engines | [Csus4] roar | [Csus4] |
| [C] ...See the | [Bb] silver wing on | [F] high | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...She's a- | way and westward | [Gm7] bound | [Gm7] |
| [Gm7] ...Far a- | bove the clouds she'll | [F] fly | [Fsus4] |

| [F] ...Where the | morning rain don't | [Gm7] fall | [Gm7] |
| [C] ...And the | sun always | [F] shines | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...She'll be | flying over my | [Am] home | [Am] |
| [C] ...In a- | [Bb] bout three hours | [F] time
| [Bb] | [C] | [Bb] | [F] | [Bb] |

| [F] ...This old | airport's got me | [Csus4] down | [Csus4] |
| [C] ...It's no | [Bb] earthly good to | [F] me | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...'Cause I'm | stuck here on the | [Gm7] ground | [Gm7] |
| [Gm7] ...As cold and | drunk as I can | [F] be | [Fsus4] |

| [F] ...You can't | jump a jet | [Gm7] plane | [Gm7] |
| [C] ...like you | can a freight | [F] train | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...So I'd | best be on my | [Csus4] way | [Csus4] |
| [C] ...in the | [Bb] early morning | [F] rain | [Fsus4] |

| [F] ...You can't | jump a jet | [Gm7] plane | [Gm7] |
| [C] ...like you | can a freight | [F] train | [Fsus4] |
| [F] ...So I'd | best be on my | [Csus4] way | [Csus4] |
| [C] ...in the | [Bb] early morning | [F] rain | [Bb] |
| [C] | [Bb] | [F] | [Bb] | [F↓]


#Play with originial in this key.
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Fire And Rain
James Taylor (1970)


Intro
| [C] | [Gm7] | [F]   | [C] |   
| [C] | [G]   | [Bbmaj7] | [Bbmaj7] |

| [C] Just yesterday | [Gm7] morning they let me | [F] know you were | [C] gone |
| [C] Suzanne the | [G] plans they made put an | [Bbmaj7] end to you | [Bbmaj7] |
| [C] I walked out this | [Gm7] morning and I | [F] wrote down this | [C] song |
| [C] I just can't re- | [G] member who to | [Bbmaj7] send it to | [Bbmaj7] |

Chorus
| [F] I've seen | [Dm] fire and I've seen | [C] rain   | [C]
I've seen | [F] sunny days that I | [Dm] thought would never | [C] end | [C]
I've seen | [F] lonely times when I | [Dm] could not find a | [C] friend   | [C]
But I | [Bbmaj7] always thought that I'd | see you a- | [C] gain | [C] |

|   [C] Won't you look down upon me | [Gm7] Jesus you've got to | [F] help me make a | [C] stand |
| [C] You've just got to | [G] see me through a- | [Bbmaj7] nother day | [Bbmaj7] |
| [C] My body's | [Gm7] aching and my | [F] time is at | [C] hand |
| [C] And I won't | [G] make it any | [Bbmaj7] other way | [Bbmaj7] |   

Chorus
| [F] I've seen | [Dm] fire and I've seen | [C] rain   | [C]
I've seen | [F] sunny days that I | [Dm] thought would never | [C] end | [C]
I've seen | [F] lonely times when I | [Dm] could not find a | [C] friend   | [C]
But I | [Bbmaj7] always thought that I'd | see you a- | [C] gain | [C] |

Been | [C] walking my mind to an | [Gm7] easy time my | [F] back turned towards the | [C] sun |
| [C] Lord knows when the | [G] cold wind blows it'll | [Bbmaj7] turn your head around | [Bbmaj7]
Well there's | [C] hours of time on the | [Gm7] telephone line to | [F] talk about things to | [C] come |   
| [C] Sweet dreams and | [G] flying machines in | [Bbmaj7] pieces on the ground | [Bbmaj7] |

Chorus
| [F] I've seen | [Dm] fire and I've seen | [C] rain   | [C]
I've seen | [F] sunny days that I | [Dm] thought would never | [C] end | [C]
I've seen | [F] lonely times when I | [Dm] could not find a | [C] friend   | [C]
But I | [Bbmaj7] always thought that I'd | see you a- | [C] gain | [C]
Yes, I | [Bbmaj7] always thought that I'd   | see you a- [C↓] gain

#Play along with either version in this key.

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Banana Pancakes
Jack Johnson (2001)


      Swing Feel
4/4 | D u X u D u X u |
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


  RIFF
A|-↓--0h2-5-2-0-----|-0----2--   |
E|-↓------------3-0-|-0-or-3--   |
C|-↓----------------|-0----2--   |
G|-↓----------------|-2----0--...|
   1  2 e a 3 & 4 &   1 ...

Intro
| [Riff] | [Am↓] | [Am↓][Riff] | [G↓]   |

| [G↓][Riff] Well can't you see that it's just | [Am] raining |
| [Am↓][Riff] There ain't no need to go out- | [G] side |   
| [G] But [D7↓] ba- [D7↓] by

You | [G] hardly even [D7] notice |
| [Am] When I try to [C7] show you
This | [G] song is meant to [D7] keep ya'
From | [Am] doin' what you're [C7] supposed to |
| [G] Wakin' up too [D7] early |
| [Am] Maybe we could [C7] sleep in |
| [G] Make you banana [D7] pancakes
Pre- | [Am] tend like it's the [C7] weekend | [Am] now... |

| [Am↓][Riff] We could pretend it all the | [G] time |
| [G↓][Riff] Can't you see that it's just | [Am] raining? |
| [Am↓][Riff] Ain't no need to go out- | [G] side |
| [G] But just [D7↓] may- [D7↓] be

Ha- | [G] la ka uku- [D7] lele |
| [Am] Mama made a [C7] baby |
| [G] Really don't mind to [D7] practice
'Cause | [Am] you're my little [C7] lady |
| [G] Lady, lady [D7] love me
'Cause I | [Am] love to lay you [C7] lazy |
| [G] We could close the [D7] curtains
Pre- | [Am] tend like there's no [C7] world out- | [Am] side |

| [Am↓][Riff] We could pretend it all the | [G] time |
| [G↓][Riff] Can't you see that it's just | [Am] raining? |
| [Am↓][Riff] Ain't no need to go out- | [G] side |
| [G] Ain't no need, ain't no | [Am] need |
| [Am] Mmm mmm mmm | [G] mmmm |
| [G] Can't you see, can't you | [Am] see? |
| [Am] Rain all day and I don't | [G] mind

Bridge
But the | [Am] telephone's singin', ringin' |
| [Am] It's too early, don't pick it | [D] up |
| [D] We don't need to we got | [Am] everything we need right here
And | [Am] everything we need is e- | [D] nough |
| [D] Just so easy
When the | [Bm] whole world fits in- | side of your arms
Do we | [Em] really need to pay attention | [C] to the alarm
Wake up | [G] slow, mmm | [D] mmm, wake up | [G] slow |
| [G] But [D7↓] ba- [D7↓] by

You | [G] hardly even [D7] notice |
| [Am] When I try to [C7] show you
This | [G] song is meant to [D7] keep ya'
From | [Am] doin' what you're [C7] supposed to |
| [G] Wakin' up too [D7] early |
| [Am] Maybe we could [C7] sleep in |
| [G] Make you banana [D7] pancakes  
Pre- | [Am] tend like it's the [C7] weekend | [Am] now... |

| [Am↓][Riff] We could pretend it all the | [G] time |
| [G↓][Riff] Can't you see that it's just | [Am] raining? |
| [Am↓][Riff] Ain't no need to go out- | [G] side |
| [G] Ain't no need, ain't no | [Am] need |
| [Am] Rain all day and I really | [G] really, really don't mind |
| [G] Can't you see, can't you | [Am] see? |
| [Am] You gotta wake up | [G↓] slow

#Play along in this key.

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Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
Burt Bacharach & Hal David (1969)


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

Intro
| [C]  [G7]   | [F]  [G7] |
| [C] Raindrops keep falling on my | [Cmaj7] head
and | [C7] just like the guy whose feet are | [F] too big for his
| [Em7] bed, [A7] nothing seems to | [Em7] fit, [A7] those |
| [Dm] raindrops are fallin' on my | head they keep fallin' | [G7↓]

So I just | [C] did me some talkin' to the | [Cmaj7] sun
and | [C7] I said I didn't like the | [F] way he got things |
| [Em7] done, [A7] sleepin' on the | [Em7] job, [A7] those |
| [Dm] raindrops are fallin' on my | head they keep fallin' | [G7↓]

BRIDGE:
But there's one | [C] thing I | [Cmaj7] know
The | [F] blues they send to | [G7] meet me won't de- | [Em7] feat me
It | [Em7] won't be long till | [A7] happiness steps | [Dm] up to greet me |
| [Dm↓↓] [G7↑]   | [Dm↓↓] [G7↑]   |

| [C] Raindrops keep fallin' on my | [Cmaj7] head
But | [C7] that doesn't mean my eyes will | [F] soon be turnin'
| [Em7] red, [A7] cryin's not for | [Em7] me, [A7] 'cause |
| [Dm] I'm never gonna stop the | rain by complainin' |
| [G7] Because I'm | [C] free [Cmaj7] | [Dm] nothing's [G7] worryin' | [C] me

BRIDGE:
But there's one | [C] thing I | [Cmaj7] know
The | [F] blues they send to | [G7] meet me won't de- | [Em7] feat me
It | [Em7] won't be long till | [A7] happiness steps | [Dm] up to greet me |
| [Dm↓↓] [G7↑]   | [Dm↓↓] [G7↑]   |

| [C] Raindrops keep fallin' on my | [Cmaj7] head
But | [C7] that doesn't mean my eyes will | [F] soon be turnin'
| [Em7] red, [A7] cryin's not for | [Em7] me, [A7] 'cause |
| [Dm] I'm never gonna stop the | rain by complainin' |
| [G7] Because I'm | [C] free [Cmaj7] | [Dm] nothing's [G7] worryin' | [C↓] me


#Capo on 5th fret to learn it with this video.


#Last Updated 4/6/28 JJ
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Have You Ever Seen The Rain
CCR (John Fogerty, 1970)


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

| [C] Someone told me | long ago
| [C] There's a calm be- | fore the storm
I | [G7]  know | it's been coming | [C] for some time   | [C]
| [C] When it's over | so they say   | [C]
| [C]  It'll rain on a | sunny day
I | [G7] know   | shining down like   | [C] water   | [C]

Chorus
| [F] I wanna | [G7] know have you | [C] ever seen the | [Am]  rain
| [F] I wanna | [G7] know have you | [C] ever seen the | [Am]  rain
| [F] Coming | [G7]  down on a sunny | [C] day   | [C]

| [C] Yesterday and | days before
| [C] Sun is cold and | rain is hard
I | [G7] know...  it's | been that way for | [C] all my time | [C]
| [C] Till forever | on it goes
| [C] Through the circle | fast and slow
I | [G7] know...  and | it can't stop I | [C] wonder   | [C]

Chorus
| [F] I wanna | [G7] know have you | [C] ever seen the | [Am]  rain
| [F] I wanna | [G7] know have you | [C] ever seen the | [Am]  rain
| [F] Coming | [G7]  down on a sunny | [C] day   | [C]

Chorus
| [F] I wanna | [G7] know have you | [C] ever seen the | [Am]  rain
| [F] I wanna | [G7] know have you | [C] ever seen the | [Am]  rain
| [F] Coming | [G7]  down on a sunny | [C] day   | [C]


#Play along with original in this key (C).
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I Can See Clearly Now
Johnny Nash (1972)


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

Intro
| [D] | [D] |

| [D] ...I can see | [G] clearly now the | [D] rain is gone | [D] |
| [D] ...I can see | [G] all obstacles | [A] in my way | [A] |
| [D] ...Gone are the | [G] dark clouds that | [D] had me blind |
| [D] ...It's gonna be a | [C] bright | [G] bright sun-shiny | [D] day |
| [D] ...It's gonna be a | [C] bright | [G] bright sun-shiny | [D] day | [D] |

| [D] ...I think I can | [G] make it now the | [D] pain is gone | [D] |
| [D] ...All of the | [G] bad feelings have | [A] disappeared | [A] |
| [D] ...Here is that | [G] rainbow I've been | [D] prayin for |
| [D] ...It's gonna be a | [C] bright | [G] bright sun-shiny | [D] day | [D] |

| [F] ...Look all a- | round there's nothing but | [C] blue skies | [C] |
| [F] ...Look straight a- | head nothing but | [A] blue skies | [A] |
| [C#m7] | [G] | [C#m7] | [G] |
| [C] | [Bm7] | [A] | [A] |

| [D] ...I can see | [G] clearly now the | [D] rain is gone | [D] |
| [D] ...I can see | [G] all obstacles | [A] in my way | [A] |
| [D] ...Gone are the | [G] dark clouds that | [D] had me blind |
| [D] ...It's gonna be a | [C] bright | [G] bright sun-shiny | [D] day |
| [D] ...It's gonna be a | [C] bright | [G] bright sun-shiny | [D] day |
| [D] ...It's gonna be a | [C] bright | [G] bright sun-shiny | [D] day | [D↓]

#Play along with either version in this key.


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April Showers
Al Jolson (Louis Silvers; B.G. De Sylva, 1921)
:C#dim:


4/4 | d - D - d - D - | or any strum in 4

[C↓] Life is [G↓] not a [C↓] highway [G↓] strewn with [C↓] flowers [G]
[C↓] Still it [G↓] holds a [C↓] goodly [G↓] share of [C↓] bliss [B7↓]
[Em↓] When the [B7↓] sun gives [Em↓] way to [B7↓] April [Em↓] showers [A7↓]
[Dm↓] Here's the point that [D7↓] you should never [G↓] miss [C#dim↓]   [G7↓]

Verse 1:
Though April [G7] Showers may come your [C] way [C]
They bring the [G7] flowers that bloom in [C] May [C]
So if it's [A7] raining, have no re- [Dm] grets [Dm]
Because [D7] it isn't raining rain you know
It's [G7↓] raining violets

Verse 2:
And where you [G7] see clouds upon the [C] hills [C]
You soon will [A7] see crowds of daffo- [Dm] dils [A7] | [Dm]
So keep on [F] looking for a [Fm] bluebird
And [C] listening for his [A7] song
When- [Dm] ever April [G7] showers come a- [C] long [C#dim]   | [G7↓]

*KAZOO INSTRUMENTAL:
 Instrumental  Though April [G7] Showers may come your [C] way [C]
 Instrumental  They bring the [G7] flowers that bloom in [C] May [C]
 Instrumental  So if it's [A7] raining have no re- [Dm] grets [Dm]
 Instrumental  Because [D7] it isn't raining rain you know
 Instrumental  It's [G7↓] raining violets

Verse 2:
And where you [G7] see clouds upon the [C] hills [C]
You soon will [A7] see crowds of daffo- [Dm] dils [A7]   | [Dm]
So keep on [F] looking for a [Fm] bluebird
And [C] listening for his [A7] song
When- [Dm] ever April [G7] showers come a- [C] long  [C↓][G7↓][C↓]


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Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Willie Nelson (Fred Rose, 1975)

Key of: C

Carter Picking:  | T3 - D u T4 - D u |
or Strum:        |  d - D u  d - D u |

Verse
| [C] In the | twilight glow I | see her | [C] |
| [G7] Blue eyes | cryin' in the | [C] rain | [C] |
| [C] When we | kissed good-bye and | parted   | [C] |       
I | [G7] knew we'd | never meet | [C] again   | [C] |

Chorus
| [F] Love is | like a dying | ember   | [F] |
| [C] Only | memories | [G7] remain | [G7] |
| [C] through the | ages I'll re- | member   | [C] |
| [G7] Blue eyes | crying in the | [C]rain   | [C] |

Instrumental
| [C]   | [C]   | [C]   | [C]
| [G7] | [G7] | [C]   | [C]
| [C]   | [C]   | [C]   | [C]
| [G7] | [G7] | [C]   | [C]

Chorus
| [F] Someday | when we meet up | yonder   | [F] |
| [C] We'll stroll | hand in handa- | [G7]gain   | [G7] |
| [C] In the | land that knows no | parting   | [C] |
| [G7] Blue eyes | crying in the | [C] rain.   | [C] |
| [G7] Blue eyes | crying in the | [C] rain.


#Capo on 4th fret to play with Willie Nelson's version in key of E.
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Under a Stormy Sky
Daniel Lanois (1989)


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

Intro
| [G] | [G] | [G] | [G]

Hey Be- | [G] bette, danse avec | moi, ce | soir on fais do- | [D] do |
| [G] Danse avec moi, Be- | [C] bette, | [G] under the [D] stormy | [G] sky

Pa- | [G] pa, y a vendu la | terre, la | terre et la | [D] vache |
| [G] Danse avec moi, Be- | [C] bette, | [G] under the [D] stormy | [G] sky

Jean- | [G] Paul, il joue le vio- | lon la | belle accorde- | [D] on |
| [G] Danse avec moi, Be- | [C] bette, | [G] on this [D] stormy | [G] night

I | [C] hear the | whip-poor-will | [G] cry, | [G]
I | [C] see the | blue heron | [G] fly o- | [D] ver
Sugar | [G] Hill, snowy white, | big blue | siren in the | [D] night |
| [G] Come with me Be- | [C] bette, we go | [G] under a [D] stormy | [G] sky |

Instrumental
| [G] | [G] | [G] | [D]   |   
| [G] | [C] | [G] [D] | [G] |

I | [C] hear the | T.H.& | [G] B. | [G]
The | [C] diesel | turning, | [G] calling you and | [D] me
To the | [G] city of | steel, smoke- | stack - spinning | [D] wheel
Come with | [G] me hey Be- | [C] bette, | [G] under the [D] stormy | [G] sky |
My | [G] heart is | sad to | leave Sugar | [D] town
Good- | [G] bye Sugar | [C] Hill | [G] on this [D] stormy | [G] night

Hey Be- [G] bette, danse avec | moi, ce | soir on fais do- | [D] do |
| [G] Danse avec moi, Be- | [C] bette, | [G] under the [D] stormy | [G] sky |
| [G] under the [D] stormy | [G] sky   |
| [G] under the [D] stormy | [G] sky  [G↓]


#Play along in this key.
#Last Updated 06/01/18 JJ
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Let It Rain
Eric Clapton (Bramlett/Clapton, 1970)



   Riff                                            1.    
A |-----------------|-----------|-----------------|--0---||
E |--0---0---0---0--|--3--------|--3---3---3-2-3--|--0--o||
C |--1---------2----|--2--2-----|--2--------------|--1--o||
G |--2--------------|--0--------|--0--------------|--2---||
                                                   2.
                                                  |--0--2--0--2--||
                                                  |--0--3--2--3--||
                                                  |--1--2--1--4--||
                                                  |--2--0--2--0--||


Chorus Rhythm
        D     Am          C       G         D
4/4 ||: D - D U - - - :|| D - D - D - D - | D - d u d u d u |


Intro - Riff
| [A]   | [G]   | [G]   | [A]   |   
| [A]   | [G]   | [G]   | [A↓] [G↓] [F#m↓] [Em↓]  

The | [D] rain is falling | [Am] through the mists
of | [C] sorrow [G] that sur- | [D] rounded me
The | [D] sun could never | [Am] thaw away
the | [C] mist that [G] lays a- | [D] round me

Chorus
Let it | [D] rain [Am] ... let it | [D] rain [Am] ...
let your | [C] love rain [G] down on | [D] me
Let it | [D] rain [Am] ... let it | [D] rain [Am] ...
let it | [C] rain [G] rain | [D] rain |

My | [D] life was like a | [Am] desert flower |
| [C] burning [G] in the | [D] sun  
Un- | [D] til I found the | [Am] way to love
was | [C] harder [G] said than | [D] done

Chorus
Let it | [D] rain [Am] ... let it | [D] rain [Am] ...
let your | [C] love rain [G] down on | [D] me
Let it | [D] rain [Am] ... let it | [D] rain [Am] ...
let it | [C] rain [G] rain | [D] rain |

Instrumental Riff
| [A][Riff] | [G]   | [G]   | [A]   |   
| [A]   | [G]   | [G]   | [A]   |   

Solo
[F#m]  [F]  [E]  [Ebm]  [E7]  [F#m]  [E7]  [F#m]  [E7]  [F#m]  

| [D] Now I know the | [Am] secret
there is | [C] nothing [G] that I | [D] lack |
| [D] If I give my | [Am] love to you,
you'll | [C] surely [G] give it | [D] back

Chorus
Let it | [D] rain [Am] ... let it | [D] rain [Am] ...
let your | [C] love rain [G] down on | [D] me
Let it | [D] rain [Am] ... let it | [D] rain [Am] ...
let it | [C] rain [G] rain | [D] rain |

Let it | [D] rain [Am] ... let it | [D] rain [Am] ...
let your | [C] love rain [G] down on | [D] me
Let it | [D] rain [Am] ... let it | [D] rain [Am] ...
let it | [C↓] rain [G↓] rain | [A↓][Riff] rain

Instrumental Riff
| [A][Riff]   | [G]   | [G]   | [A]   |   
| [A]   | [G]   | [G]   | [A↓] [G↓] [F#m↓] [Em↓] | [D↓]  

#Play along with original in this key.

#Last Updated 3/19/19 JJ
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The Unicorn
Irish Rovers (Shel Silverstein, 1968)


|   [G]   |   [G]   |
A [G] long time ago, when the [Am] Earth was green
There was [D] more kinds of animals, than [G] you'd ever seen
They'd [G] run around free, while the [Am] Earth was bein' born
But the [G] loveliest of them all was the [Am↓]  u- [D↓] ni- [G] corn

Chorus
There was [G] green alligators and [Am] long- necked geese
Some [D] humpty- backed camels, and some [G] chimpanzees
Some [G] cats and rats and elephants, but [Am] sure as you're born
The [G] loveliest of all was the [Am↓]  u- [D↓] ni- [G] corn [G]

Now [G] God seen some sinnin', and it [Am] gave Him pain
And He [D] says, "Stand back, I'm goin' to [G] make it rain"
He says [G] "Hey brother Noah, I'll [Am] tell you what to do
[G] Build me a [Am] floa- [D] tin' [G] zoo, and take some of them

Chorus
[G] Green alligators and [Am] long- necked geese
Some [D] humpty- backed camels, and some [G] chimpanzees
Some [G] cats and rats and elephants, but [Am] sure as you're born
[G] Don't you forget my [Am↓]  u- [D↓] ni- [G] corns [G]

Old [G] Noah was there to [Am] answer the call
He [D] finished up makin' the ark, just as the [G] rain started fallin'
He [G] marched in the animals [Am] two by two
And he [G] called out as [Am] they [D] went [G] through, “Hey Lord!

Chorus
I got your [G] green alligators and [Am] long- necked geese
Some [D] humpty- backed camels, and some [G] chimpanzees
Some [G] cats and rats and elephants, but [Am] Lord, I'm so forlorn
I [G] just can't see no [Am↓]  u- [D↓] ni- [G] corns" [G]

Then [G] Noah looked out, through the [Am] drivin' rain
Them [D] unicorns were hidin' [G] playin' silly games
[G] Kickin' and splashin' while the [Am] rain was pourin'
[G] All them silly [Am↓]  u- [D↓] ni- [G] corns

Chorus
There was [G] green alligators and [Am] long- necked geese
Some [D] humpty- backed camels, and some [G] chimpanzees
Noah [G] cried, "Close the door 'cause the [Am] rain is pourin'
And [G] we just can't wait for no [Am↓]  u- [D↓] ni- [G] corns" [G]

The [G] ark started movin', it [Am] drifted with the tide
The [D] unicorns looked up from the [G] rocks and they cried
And the [G] waters came down and sort of [Am↓]  floated them away
Spoken
And that's why you've never seen a unicorn, to this very day...

Chorus
You'll see [G] green alligators and [Am] long- necked geese
Some [D] humpty- backed camels, and some [G] chimpanzees
Some [G] cats and rats and elephants, but [Am] sure as you're born
You're [G] never gonna see no [Am] u... - [D] ni... - [G] corns [G↓] [D↓] [G↓]

#Original in key of F. This chart is in key of G.

#Last Updated 4/27/19 JJ
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Madeleine
Jacques Brel (Brel, Jouannest, Corti, 1961)


[A] Ce soir j'attends Madeleine
J'ai apporté [E7] du lilas
[E7] J'en apporte toutes les semaines
[A↓] Madeleine elle aime bien ça

[A] Ce soir j'attends Madeleine
On prendra le [E7] tram trente-trois
[E7] Pour manger des frites chez Eugène
[A↓] Madeleine elle aime tant ça

[A7] Madeleine c'est mon Noël
[D] C'est mon Amérique à moi
[B7] Même qu'elle est trop bien pour moi
[E7↓] Comme dit son cousin Joël

[A] Mais ce soir j'attends Madeleine
On ira au [E7] cinéma
[E7] Je lui dirai des "je t'aime"
[A↓] Madeleine elle aime tant ça

Chorus
[C] Elle est tellement jo[G7] lie
[G7] Elle est tellement tout [C] ça
[C] Elle est [C7] toute ma [F] vie   [Fm]            
[C] Madeleine [G7] que j'attends [C] là  [E7↓]

[A] Ce soir j'attends Madeleine
Mais il pleut sur [E7] mes lilas
[E7] Il pleut comme toutes les semaines
[A↓] Et Madeleine n'arrive pas

[A] Ce soir j'attends Madeleine
C'est trop tard pour le [E7] tram trente-trois
[E7] Trop tard pour les frites d'Eugène
[A↓] Madeleine n'arrive pas

[A7] Madeleine c'est mon horizon
[D] C'est mon Amérique à moi
[B7] Même qu'elle est trop bien pour moi
[E7↓] Comme dit son cousin Gaston

Mais [A] ce soir j'attends Madeleine
Il me reste le [E7] cinéma
[E7] Je pourrai lui dire des "je t'aime"
[A↓] Madeleine elle aime tant ça

Chorus
[C] Elle est tellement jo[G7] lie
[G7] Elle est tellement tout [C] ça
[C] Elle est [C7] toute ma [F] vie   [Fm]            
[C] Madeleine [G7] qui n'arrive [C] pas    [E7↓]  
  

[A] Ce soir j'attendais Madeleine
Mais j'ai jeté [E7] mes lilas
[E7] Je les ai jetés comme toutes les semaines
[A↓] Madeleine ne viendra pas

[A] Ce soir j'attendais Madeleine
C'est fichu pour le [E7] cinéma
[E7] Je reste avec mes "je t'aime"
[A↓] Madeleine ne viendra pas

[A7] Madeleine c'est mon espoir
[D] C'est mon Amérique à moi
[B7] Mais sûr qu'elle est trop bien pour moi
[E7↓] Comme dit son cousin Gaspard

[A] Ce soir j'attendais Madeleine
Tiens le dernier [E7] tram s'en va
[E7] On doit fermer chez Eugène
[A↓] Madeleine ne viendra pas

Chorus
[C] Elle est, elle est pourtant tellement jo[G7] lie
[G7] Elle est, pourtant tellement tout [C] ça
[C] Elle est pourtant [C7] toute ma [F] vie    [Fm]  
[C] Madeleine [G7] qui ne viendra [C] pas     [E7↓]  


[A] Mais demain j'attendrai Madeleine
Je rapporterai [E7] du lilas
[E7] J'en rapporterai toute la semaine
[A↓] Madeleine elle aimera ça

[A] Demain j'attendrai Madeleine
On prendra le [E7] tram trente-trois
[E7] Pour manger des frites chez Eugène
[A↓] Madeleine elle aimera ça

[A7] Madeleine c'est mon espoir
[D] C'est mon Amérique à moi
[B7] Tant pis si elle est trop bien pour moi
[E7↓] Comme dit son cousin Gaspard

[A] Demain j'attendrai Madeleine
On ira au [E7] cinéma
[E7] Je lui dirai des "je t'aime"
[A] Et Madeleine elle [E7] aimera [A] ça....  [A↓]  

#Capo sur le 4ième frette pour jouer avec l'original.

#Last Updated 1/04/19 JJ
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