George Gershwin - Summertime Chords & Tabs

 

Summertime Chords & Tabs

George Gershwin Chords & Tabs

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Summertime Chords

   
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Date: Wed, 6 Sep 1995 19:35:05 -0400 (EDT)
From: Douglas French 
Subject: Summertime, corrected chords and lyrics

  Summertime, Corrected lyrics and chords

  Title:       Summertime
  Music:       George Gershwin
  Lyrics:      DuBose Heyward
  Arrangement: Doug French, dfrench@site.gmu.edu

  Intro/vamp:

  |:  Dm6         A7       :|   Dm6         A+           |
                                            Summer-

  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6         A7           |
      time,                         an' the livin' is

  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6         A7   Dm6     |
      ea    -     sy,                       Fish are

  |   Gm7         Bb6       |   Gm7         Bbmaj7 G#dim |
      jumpin'                       an' the cotton is

  |   A           E7(#9)    |   A           Am6 A7-5     |
      high.                                     Oh, yo'

  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6         A7           |
      dad - dy's  rich,             an' yo' ma is good

  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6         G7           |
      look    -   in',                            So

  |   F           Dm        |   G           Gm7          |
     hush, little ba - by,      don'        yo'

  |   Dm                    |   Dm          Dm#7         |
      cry.

  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6         A+           |
                                        One of these

  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6         A7           |
      mornin's,                you goin' to rise up

  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6         A7  Dm6      |
      sing   -    in'                      Then you'll

  |   Gm7         Bb6       |   Gm7         Bbmaj7 G#dim |
      spread yo'  wings         an' you'll  take   the

  |   A           E7        |   A           Am6 A7-5     |
      sky.                                     But till that
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/g/george_gershwin/summertime_crd.html ]
  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6          A7          |
      mornin'                      there's a nothin' can

  |   Dm6         A7        |   Dm6          G7          |
      harm        you                        With

  |   F           Dm        |   G            Gm7         |
      Dad- dy and Mammy         stand   -    in'

  |   Dm                    |   G            Bb7         |
      by.

  |   F6          Bb9       |   Ebmaj7       A13         |

  |   Dm7                   |   Dm7                      |

  |   Dm6                   |

  --------------------------------------------------------

  Simplified chords:

  |:  Dm6         A7       :|   Dm7         A7           |
  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm7         A7           |
  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm7         A7   Dm7     |
  |   Gm7         Bb        |   Gm7         Bb7  G#dim   |
  |   A           E7        |   A           A7           |
  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm7         A7           |
  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm          G7           |
  |   F           Dm        |   G           Gm7          |
  |   Dm                    |   Dm          Dm7          |


  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm7         A7           |
  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm7         A7           |
  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm7         A7  Dm7      |
  |   Gm7         Bb        |   Gm7         Bb7 G#dim    |
  |   A           E7        |   A           A7           |
  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm7         A7           |
  |   Dm7         A7        |   Dm7         G7           |
  |   F           Dm        |   G           Gm7          |
  |   Dm                    |   G           Bb7          |
  |   F           Bb7       |   Eb7         A7           |
  |   Dm7                   |   Dm7                      |
  |   Dm6                   |

Doug
dfrench@site.gmu.edu
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