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Perfidia
Words and Music by Alberto Dominguez, English words by Milton Leeds - 1939
 Verse:
Cm Gm   F#m   Fm G7 Bdim  E7   Cm
C7 Gm   F#m   Fm Fm6            D7 G               G7
 Chorus:
C              Am7 Dm7           G7 C               Am7 Dm7          G7
C              Am7 Dm7           G7 E7 Dm7          G7
C              Am7 Dm7           G7 C               Am7 Dm7          G7
C              Am7 Dm7           G7 E7 Dm7          E7
Dm           Dm6 Dm7          Dm6 E7              F7 E7
Dm           Dm6 -                 G7 E7 Dm7          G7
C              Am7 Dm7           G7 C               Am7 Dm7          G7
C              Am7 Dm7           G7 C -     (G7 to chorus)    
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
The verse is in the key of Cm, the chorus is in the key of C.
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Verse:
Strangers, and we were sweethearts for so long, Lovers until you let your love go wrong;
Kiss me, then give your heart to someone new, Darling, this is our last adieu.
 
Chorus:
To you, my heart cries out Perfidia,
For I found you, the love my life, In somebody else's arms.
Your eyes, are echoing Perfidia,
Forgetful of the promise of love, You're sharing another's charms.
With a sad lament my dreams are faded like a broken melody,
While the Gods of love look down and laugh at what romantic fools we mortals be.
And now, I know my love was not for you,
And so I'll take it back with a sigh, Perfidia's one goodbye.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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