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When I Lost You
Words and Music by Irving Berlin - 1912
C          Em         Am Em -           Am         C            G7
- - C -
Am E7 -            E+         E7 Am
E          F#m       G#m F#m                    B7 E G7
C - Adim -
G7 -                        Ddim C G+                      Gm
A7 Gdim        A7 - Dm
D7 Bm                      D7 G9                      Em B                         G7
C - Adim -
G7 -                        Ddim C G+                      Gm
A7 Gdim        A7 D7 -
Fm F                        Fdim C -         (to chorus)
12-beat intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 3/4 waltz time.
The roses each one, Met with the sun.
Sweetheart, When I met you.
The sunshine had fled, The roses were dead,
Sweetheart, when I lost you.
I lost the sunshine and roses,
I lost the heavens of blue,
I lost the beautiful rainbow,
I lost the morning dew.
I lost the angel who gave me,
Summer the whole winter through.
I lost the gladness that turned into sadness,
When I lost you.
Watch Eddy Davis perform "When I Lost You" on the tenor banjo (youtube)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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