April ShowersWords & Music by Buddy G. DeSylva & Louis Silvers
Recorded by Al Jolson, 1946
April Showers Intro Verse: D Em7 A Em7 D A7 Life is not a highway strewn with flowers; D Em7 A Em7 D Still it holds a goodly share of bliss; F#m Bm F#m Fdim F#m B7 When the sun gives way to April showers, A Bm7-5 E7 bm7-5 A Em7 D9 A7 Here's the point that you should never miss. Melody: A AM7 A A7 A E7 A D9 Though A - pril showers, may come your way, A AM7 A A7 A E7 A D9 They bring the flowers, that bloom in May, D Em7 E7 B7 Cdim Em B+ So if it's raining, have no regrets, Em7 E7 Bm7-5 E7 Cdim Because it isn't raining rain, you know, A Cm7-5 A It's raining vi - o - lets. A AM7 A A7 A E7 A D9 And when you see clouds, up - on the hills, A AM7 A B7 Cdim Em You soon will see crowds, of daf - fo - dils. B+ G G/F# Em7 Gdim So keep on looking for a bluebird, D Bm7 B7 And listen for his song G E7 A7 Em7 A7 D Whenever April showers come a - long.
Adapted from an arragement found at MidNiteSun Jazz & Blues site (http://homepage.ntlworld.com/pecw2k2/midnitesun/otherhtm/framset1.htm)