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After The Ball
Words and Music by Charles. K. Harris - 1892
 Verse:
 Bb  - - - - -  F7 -
- - - - - - Bb -
- - - - -  D7 Gm -
 Eb Edim7 Bb -  C7 F7 Bb -
 Gm - D7 - Eb F7 Bb -
 Eb Edim7 Bb -  C7 - F7 -
 Bb - - - -  D7 Gm -
 Eb Edim7 Bb -  C7 F7  Bb -
 Chorus:
 Bb - - - - - F7 -
- -  Fdim F7 - -  Bb -
- - - -  G7 - C C7
F7 -  Bb -  C7 F7  Bb  (repeat chorus)
6-beat intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.  Note: This song is in 3/4 waltz time.
Each row of chords above aligns with each line of lyrics below.  Disregard the gray cells.
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Verse:
A lit - tle maid - en climbed an old man's knee.
Begged for a sto - ry "Do Un - cle please."
Why are you sin - gle;  Why live a - lone?
Have you no ba - bies;  Have you no home?
I had a sweet - heart,  Years, years a - go;
Where she is now pet,  You will soon know.
List to the sto - ry,  I'll tell it all,
I be - lieved her faith - less,  Af - ter the ball.
 
Chorus:
Af - ter the ball is o - ver,  Af - ter the break of morn,
Af - ter the dan - cer's leav - ing;  Af - ter the stars are gone;
Ma - ny a heart is ach - ing,  If you could read them all;
Ma -ny the hopes that have van - ished,  Af - ter the ball.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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