Honeysuckle Rose Fats Waller
Words & Music by Andy Razaf & Thomas "Fats" Waller
Recorded by "Fats" Waller, 1929
From the Broadway musical "Ain't Misbehavin'"
[Em7/9]Ev' - [Em7]ry [G/B]hon - ey [A7]bee [Em7/9]fills [Em7]with [G/B]jeal - ous -[A7] y
[Em7]When they see you [Bb9]out with [A7]me;
[Em7/9] I [Em7]don't[A7sus4] blame [A7/9]them, g[D]ood - n[D6]ess k[D7]nows, [G]
[Bb7]Hon - ey - [A7]suck - le r[D]ose.[A7] [D] [Fdim]
[Em7/9]When y[Em7]ou're [G/B]pass - ing [A7]by, [Em7/9]flow -[Em7] ers [G/B]droop and s[A7]igh,
[Em7]And I [G/B]know the [Bb9]rea - son [A7]why;
[Em7/9]You're [Em7]much [A7sus4]sweet -[A7/9] er, go[D]od - n[D6]ess k[D7]nows,[G]
[Bb7]Hon - ey - [A7]suck - le r[D]ose.
D7 Gdim Fdim D7 G6 Am7alt Cdim G6
Don't buy sug - ar -- you just have to touch my cup.
[E7]You're[Cdim] my [Edim]sug - [E7]ar; it's [G/B]sweet when you [Cdim]stir it [A7]up.
[Em7/9]When [Em7]I'm [G/B]tak - in' s[A7]ips [Em7/9]from y[Em7]our [G/B]tas - ty l[A7]ips,
[Em7]Seems like [G/B]hon - ey [Bb9]fairly d[A7]rips;
[Em7/9]You're [Em7]con -[A7sus4] fec - [A7/9]tion, g[D]ood - n[D6]ess k[D7]nows,[G]
[Bb7]Hon - ey - [A7]suck - le r[D]ose.[D7] [G] [Gdim] [D] [A7+5] [D9]
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