Bye Bye Blackbird
Words:Mort Dixon
Music:Ray Henderson
Performed By:  Eddie Cantor (1953), Frank Sinatra, Joe Cocker, The Bee Gees
Copyright:Unknown
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A
A7sus4
A9
Amaj7
B7
Bm7-5
C#7
C#m7-5
Unknown
D9
E
E6
E7
E7/6
Unknown
F#7
F7
G7
Words & Music by Ray Henderson & Mort Dixon, 1926
Recorded by Eddie Cantor, 1953*


A             A7sus4      A
Pack up all my cares and woe,

E6     E    A9      A
Here I go, singin' low --

A  Bm7-5  A   E7
Bye bye      blackbird.

E7
Where somebody waits for me,

E7       E7/6             E7
Sugar's sweet, and so is she --

E7  E7/6  E7    A   Amaj7
Bye bye  blackbird.



Bridge:

C#7            C#m7-5  C#7    G7   F#7     
No one here can love or understand me;

B7                Bm7-5    B7       F7  E7
Oh what hard luck stories they all hand me. 


A              A7sus4      A
Make my bed and light the light,

E7/6    E7   F#7
I'll arrive late tonight --

D9        E7     A   F#7  D9       Bm7-5  E7  A     
Blackbird,   bye bye,    blackbird,      bye bye.



*Cantor actually dubbed the song for the actor who portrayed him (Keefe 
Brasselle) in The Eddie Cantor Story. Joe Cocker's bluesy 1993 rendition 
in the movie "Sleepless In Seattle" gave it a whole new life.
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