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 Poor Butterfly
Words by John Golden, Music by Ray Hubbell - 1916
F9 - Bbmaj7 -
D+ -            D7 G9 -            G7
C7          F9 -            F7 Bb          Gm -
C7 - F7 -     Bb   F#7   Cm7
F9 - Bbmaj7 -
D+ -            D7 G9 -            G7
Cm7 -            Ebm6 Bb         Bbmaj7 Bb       Bbdim
F9 - Bb -        (F7 repeat)
8-beat intro with 3 quick lead-in notes.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note:  This song is in the key of Bb, but starts with an F9 chord.
Poor But - ter - fly!  'Neath the bloss - oms wait - ing,
Poor But - ter - fly!  For she loved him so.
The mo - ments pass in - to hours,  The hours pass in - to years,
And as she smiles through her tears,  She mur - murs low,
The moon and I know that he be faith - ful,
I'm sure he come to me bye and bye.
But if he don't come back,  Then I nev - er sigh or cry,
I just mus' die.  Poor But - ter - fly.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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