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Red Roses For A Blue Lady
Words and Music by Sid Tepper and Roy Brodsky - 1948
Number 2 on the Hit Parade in 1949, played for 12 weeks.
C            Ebdim           Dm7 -              G7 C6
F6 Dm7              G7       C -                 G7        
C            Ebdim Dm7    Edim   F6 Dm7        G7 C               Am7
D7 - G9 G7
C - B7 -
E7 - A9 -
Dm7 G7 Em           Am -
D7 - G9            G7 -    Em   F#dim  G7
C - B7 -
E7 - A9 -
Dm7 Ab+             Fm6 C A9
Dm7         D#dim C6                G7 C -         (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
It hap - pened in a flow - er shop just the oth - er day,
When I went to or - der a bou -quet.
I walked up to the flo - rist but be - fore I could be - gin,
A man rushed in and then I heard him say:
I want some Red Ros - es For A Blue La - dy,
Mis - ter Flo - rist take my or - der please,
We had a sil - ly quar - rel the oth - er day,
Hope these pret - ty flow - ers chase the blues a - way.
Wrap up some Red Ros - es For A Blue La - dy,
Send them to the sweet - est gal in town,
And if they do the trick, I'll hur - ry back to pick,
Your best white or - chid for her wed - ding gown.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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