Putting On The Ritz
Taco (Irving Berlin, 1927)


4/4 | d - D - d - D - |
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Intro
| [Dm]   | [Dm] | [Dm] | [Dm] [A] |

[Dm] If you're blue and you don't know where to go to
Why don't you go where fashion [A] sits?
Puttin' on the [Dm] Ritz  [Bb7] [A7]  
[Dm] Different types who wear a day, coat pants with stripes and cutaway
Coat perfect [A] fits
Puttin' on the [Dm] Ritz [Bb7] [A7]  

Chorus
[Gm] Dressed up like a million-dollar [C] trooper
[F] Tryin' hard to [C] look like Gary [F] Cooper ([Bb7] Super du- [A7] per)
[Dm] Come let's mix where Rockefellers walk with sticks or umbrellas in their [A] mitts
Puttin' on the [Dm] Ritz  [Bb7] [A7]  

Bridge
[D] Have you seen the [A] well-to-do [D] up and down Park [A] Avenue
[F] On that famous [C] thoroughfare [F] with their noses [C] in the air
[A] High hats and [E7] arrow collars, [A] white spats and [E7] lots of dollars
[F#] Spending every [B7] dime [E7] for a wonderful [A] time

[Dm] If you're blue and you don't know where to go to
Why don't you go where fashion [A] sits?
Puttin' on the [Dm] Ritz   [Bb7] [A7]  
[Dm] Different types who wear a day coat pants with stripes and cutaway
Coat perfect [A] fits
Puttin' on the [Dm] Ritz  [Bb7] [A7]  

Chorus
[Gm] Dressed up like a million-dollar [C] trooper
[F] Tryin' hard to [C] look like Gary [F] Cooper ([Bb7] Super du- [A7] per)
[Dm] Come let's mix where Rockefellers walk with sticks or umbrellas in their [A] mitts
Puttin' on the [Dm] Ritz   | [F] [B7] | [E7↓]    

Chorus
[Am] Dressed up like a million-dollar [D] trooper
[G] Tryin' hard to [D] look like Gary [G] Cooper ([C7] super du- [B7] per)
[Em] If you're blue and you don't know where to go to
Why don't you go where fashion [B7] sits?
Puttin' on the [Em] Ritz
[C] Puttin' on the [Em] Ritz
[C] Puttin' on the [Em] Ritz
[C] Puttin' on the [Em↓] Ritz


#Play along in this key with the Taco version.

#This video is to give you a sense of how the orginal tune went.
#Also works well on the uke, but there are alot of chord changes.
#Last Updated 3/2/18 JJ
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