Little Girl BlueWords & Music by Lorenz Hart& Richard Rodgers, 1935
Recorded byJoanie Summers, 1962
From the 1935 motion picture "Billy Rose's Jumbo"
C C/B Am7 Dm7 G7 C Sit there and count your fingers, C/B A7 F Fdim(III) What can you do? Old girl, you're through. C C/B Am7 F Em Dm Am7 G7 Just sit there and count your lit - tle fingers, F G7 C Unhappy little girl blue. C C/B Am7 Dm7 G7 C Sit there and count the raindrops C/B A7 F Fdim(III) Falling on you -- it's time you knew. C C/B Am7 F Em Dm Am7 G7 All you can count on is the raindrops F F/E G6 Cm7-5 G/B Fm Fdim C That fall on lit - tle girl blue. C G Dm7 G7 G D7/9 G7 Fdim F C No use, old girl, you might as well sur - ren - der, G C C/B Am7 Am7/G E Your hopes are get - ting slender. Bm7-5 E Em7 Fdim Bm7-5 E Why won't somebody send a ten - der Eb Gm G# Bb7 Fdim Eb Little Blue boy to cheer up little girl blue.
*Requested by recent visitor Elsie Azar.
I have lyrics for an intro verse on this song, but I've yet to find a recorded version that uses them so I have nothing from which to transcribe. If you know of one (or have one) I'd appreciate hearing from you.