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Am I Blue  Bette Midler

Date: Mon, 15 Dec 1997 22:15:20 -0500
From: DON META
To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: Tab and chords to "AM I BLUE" -Bette Midler
AM I BLUE-by Grant Clarke & Harry Akst-from Bette Midler"s
"THE DIVINE MISS M"
Intro:
[Dmaj7] [G7] [Dmaj7]  
 
 hold chord and pedal top notes--------------------------------|slide into chord
 -5---5--7--5--8--5-----3--------------4/5--7--5--8--5------|
 -7---5--------------6--3--5--3--6--3--6/7------------------|
 -6---5--------------5--4--------------5/6------------------|
 -7---7--------------4--3--------------6/7------------------|
 -5---5--------------x--5--------------4/5------------------|
 -5---5--------------4--3--------------4/5------------------|

[A7#9] [Dmaj7] I'm just a woman a lonely woman
 
 -7/8-----------------5-----------------5--5----------------|
 -7/8-----------------7-----------------5--7----------------|
 -5/6-----5-----5--7--6-----------------6--6----------------|
 -x/x--7-----7--------7-----------------7--7----------------|
 -6/7-----------------5-----------------5--5----------------|
 -4/5-----------------5-----------------5--5----------------|

w[G7]aiting on a [G9]weary s[D7]hore[A7#9]
 
 6--3------------10---------------------------------------|
 6--3------------10-----10----12--13--12--10----13--------|
 5--4------------10-----10h11-12--14--12--10h11-12--------|
 4--3------------9------10----12--12--12--10----11--------|
 x--5------------10-----------------------------12--------|
 4--3-----------------------------------------------------|

I[Dmaj7]'m just a woman [E9] a lonely woman [Bm7]the kind
 
 -5---------------5-------------------------------7----|
 -7---------------7--7--7-------------------------7----|
 -6---------------7-----7-------------------------7----|
 -7---------------x-----6-------------------------7----|
 -5---------------7-----7-------------------------x----|
 -5-----------------------------------------------7----|

you shou[Bm6]ld feel sorry [A7]for
 
 --------7--------------5-------------------5---------|
 --------7--------------5----------------5------------|
 --------7--------------6-------------6---------------|
 --------6--------------5----------5------------------|
 --------x--------------7-------5---------------------|
 --------7--------------5----5------------------------|

Wel[D7]l I woke up this morning around about dawn
 
 ----5---------------------------------------------|
 ----7---------------------------------------------|
 ----5---------------------------------------------|
 ----7---------------------------------------------|
 ----5---------------------------------------------|
 ----5---------------------------------------------|

wi[G7]thout a warning I found that he was gone
 
 6--3---------------------------------------------------|
 6--3---------------------------------------------------|
 5--4---------------------------------------------|
 4--3---------------------------------------------------|
 x--5---------------------------------------------------|
 4--3---------------------------------------------------|

( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/bette_midler/am_i_blue_tab.html )
wh[Dmaj7]y did he do it [G7]how could he do it
 
 4/5--------------------6----3-----------------------|
 6/7--------------------6----3-----------------------|
 5/6--------------------5----4-----------------------|
 6/7--------------------4----3-----------------------|
 4/5--------------------x----5-----------------------|
 4/5--------------------4----3-----------------------|

[Bm7] he never [Bm6]done it be[A13]fore[A7#5]
 
 --7---------7--------7------------5------------------|
 --7---------7--------7---------6---------------------|
 --7---------7--------6------6------------------------|
 --7---------6--------5---5---------------------------|
 --x---------x--------x-------------------------------|
 --7---------7--------5-------------------------------|

VERSE 1
Am I blu[Dmaj7/]e [Em7/] [F#m7/] [B7#5b9] [B7#5#9] [Em7/]am I [Em6/]blue
[Em7/] [A13/] ain't these[Dmaj7/] tears [D9] [Db9] in these[Em7/] eyes[Bb9] [A9]
[Dmaj7/]tellin' yo[F9/]u[Bbmaj7] [A7#5b9]
VERSE 2
[Dmaj7/]Am I bl[Em7/]ue [F#m7/] [B7#5b9] [B7#5#9] y[Em7/]ou woul[Em6/]d be to[Em7/]o[A13/]
if eac[Dmaj7/]h plan [D9] [Db9] with yo[Em7/]ur ma[Bb9]n [A9] d[Dmaj7/]one fell [G9/]thro[Dmaj7//Db7]ugh
Break:
[F#m7/]There [F#m6]was a tim[F#m7/]e [F#m6/] when I was his[D6b5/] own I[Db7/D6b5/] was[Db7/]
but [D6b5/]now [Db7/] [D6b5/] [Db7/] I'm the sad and [F#m7/]lonely[F7b9] one[Em7/] [A13]
VERSE 3:
[Dmaj7/]Was I g[Em7/]ay [F#m7/] [B7#5b9] [B7#5#9] we[Em7/]ll that was[Em6/] yesterd[Em7/A13]ay
cause now that man is[Dmaj7/] gone [D9] [Db9] and we are[Em7/] throu[Bb9]gh[A9]
[Dmaj7]Am I bl[Fmaj7]ue[Abmaj7] [Dmaj6/9]
Chords used in verses:
[Dmaj7] [Em7] [F#m7] [B7#5b9] [B7#5#9] [Em6] [A7#5b9] [A13] [D9]  
 
 --5-----7----9------8-------10----7----6------7----------|
 --7-----8---10------8--------8----8----6------7---10-----|
 --6-----7----9------8--------8----6----6------6----9-----|
 --7-----x----x------7--------7----x----5------5---10-----|
 --5-----7----9------x--------x----7----x------x----9-----|
 --5-----------------7--------7---------5------5----------|

[Db9] [Bb9] [A9] [F9] [G9] [Bbmaj7] [Db7]  
 
 --------------8---10-----------9----------------------|
 -9----6---5---8---10----6------9----------------------|
 -8----5---4---8---10----7------10---------------------|
 -9----6---5---7----9----7------9----------------------|
 -8----5---4---8---10----x------11---------------------|
 ------------------------6------9----------------------|

Chords in Break and ending:
F#m6 Dma.6b5 F7b9 Fmaj7 Abmaj7 Dma.6/9
 
 --9--------------9----------8------11------5------------|
 --10-----9-------10---------10-----13------5------------|
 --8------11------8----------9------12------4------------|
 --x------9-------x----------10-----13------4------------|
 --9------x-------8----------8------11------5------------|
 ---------10-----------------8------11------5------------|


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