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alannah myles
black valvet
Chords and lyrics

difficulty: expert



                INTRO TAB.

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INTRO CHORD. Em

     up dwn up 

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VERSE:

(Play all chords in verse like above)

Em

Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell

Em

Jimmy Rogers on the Victrola up high

Em

Mama's dancin' with baby on her shoulder

Em

The sun is settin' like molasses in the sky

E                               A

The boy could sing, knew how to move, everything

C                    G

Always wanting more, he'd leave you longing for...

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CHORUS:

A               D 

Black velvet and that little boy's smile

A                      G             E

Black velvet with that slow southern style

A                      D

A new religion that'll bring ya to your knees

E   Em (no chord)               Em (like in the intro)

Black velvet if you please...

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VERSE:

Em

Up in Memphis the music's like a heatwave

Em

White lightening, bound to drive you wild

Em

Mama's baby's in the heart of every school girl

Em

"Love me tender" leaves 'em cryin' in the aisle

E                          A

The way he moved, it was a sin, so sweet and true

C                    G

Always wanting more, he'd leave you longing for...

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CHORUS:

A               D 

Black velvet and that little boy's smile

A                      G             E

Black velvet with that slow southern style

A                      D

A new religion that'll bring ya to your knees

E   Em (no chord)               Em (like in the intro)

Black velvet if you please...

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BRIDGE:

E                   A                             C          

Every word of every song that he sang was for you

                  G                      (no chord)               Em

In a flash he was gone, it happened so soon, what could you do?

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GUITAR SOLO:

Em (like intro)

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CHORUS:

A               D 

Black velvet and that little boy's smile

A                      G             E

Black velvet with that slow southern style

A                      D

A new religion that'll bring ya to your knees

E   Em (no chord)               Em (like in the intro)

Black velvet if you please...

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CHORUS:

A               D 

Black velvet and that little boy's smile

A                      G             E

Black velvet with that slow southern style

A                      D

A new religion that'll bring ya to your knees

E   Em (no chord)               Em (like in the intro)

Black velvet if you please...

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OUTRO:

Em (like intro)

If you please, if you please, if you please

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                       THE END



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