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Blue Skirt Waltz
Words by Mitchell Parish,  Music by Vaclav Blaha - 1944
C -              D7      G7 C -
- -              G7      G9 C G7
C -              D7      G7 C -
- G7 C C7
F - - -
C -                         G7 C                        F C
- -              D7      G7 C                      C7 F
Dm                    Fm Em                     G7 C C7
F - Bb                   Bdim F
- - C7 -
- - Bb6 C7
- - -                        C9 F
Bb -                    - -
F -                       C7 F -
- -                       C7 F C7
Bb Am                   C7 F -      (C7 to chorus)
12-beat intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 3/4 waltz time and in two keys. The verse is in C and the chorus is in F.
I wan - dered a - lone one night,
'Till I heard an or - ches - tra play.
I met you where lights were bright,
And peo - ple were care - free and gay.
You were the beau - ti - ful la - dy in blue,
I was in heav - en just waltz - ing with you,
You thrilled me with strange de - light,
Then soft - ly you stole a - way.
I dream of that night with you,
La - dy, when first we met,
We danced in a world of blue,
How can my heart for - get.
Blue were the skies and blue were your eyes,
Just like the blue skirt you wore.
Come back, blue la - dy, come back,
Don't be blue an - y more.
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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