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Ebony Eyes Chords

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THE EVERLY BROTHERS: EBONY EYES (Loudermilk) 3/4 - 106

To play in the Original E-key recording, place a Capo on the 2nd Fret.
|./.   |: Repeat the previous Chord and Measure of 3-Counts.
/       : Breaks

Intro: (Backing Choir: |G   |A  A7|)D   |./.

Verse-1:

    |D      |./.    |./.              |./.     |A           |./.
ON A WEEKEND PASS, I WOULDN'T HAVE HAD TIME, TO GET HOME AND MARRY,

    |./.     |A7        |D          |D7           |G       |./.
THAT BABY OF  MINE. SO I WENT TO THE CHAPLAIN, AND HE AUTHO-RIZED,

     |D           |A7    |D   |D7
ME TO SEND FOR MY  EBONY  EYES.

Chorus:

  |G    |./.      |D        |./.     |G         |./.
MY EBONY EYES, WAS COMING TO ME, FROM OUT OF THE SKIES,

  |D                  |A    |A7      |D      |D7
ON FLIGHT TWELVE - O – THREE.   IN AN HOUR OR TWO,

       |G          |./.       |D        |A7    |D    |./.   |
I WOULD WHISPER: "I DO", TO MY BEAUTIFUL EBONY  EYES.

Spoken with Backing Choir:

D   |./.                       |./.   |./.
         THE PLANE WAS WAY OVER-DUE.   SO I WENT INSIDE TO THE

        |A               |./.               |./.            |
AIRLINES DESK AND I SAID: "SIR, I WONDER WHY 1203 IS SO LATE"?

A7                    |D                      |D7
    HE SAID: "OH, THEY PROBABLY TOOK OFF LATE,    OR THEY MAY HAVE RUN

         |G                                        |./.    |
INTO SOME TURBULENT WEATHER, AND HAD TO ALTER THEIR COURSE".

D                           |A7                                  |
   I WENT BACK OUTSIDE AND I WAITED AT THE GATE AND I WATCHED THE

D                                  |./.                           |
BEACON LIGHT FROM THE CONTROL TOWER AS IT WHIPPED THROUGH THE DARK

./.                      |./.               |G    |A7     |D    |D7   |
EBONY SKIES AS IF IT WERE SEARCHING FOR,  MY E  -  BO – NY EYES.

G                  |./.                            |D    |
   THEN CAME THE AN-NOUNCEMENT OVER THE LOUDSPEAKER:

./.                                |G                       |./.
   "WOULD THOSE HAVING RELATIVES OR FRIENDS ON FLIGHT NUMBER 1203,

         |D                            |A7
PLEASE RE-PORT TO THE CHAPEL ACROSS THE STREET AT ONCE".

Verse-2:

      |D      |./.     |./.          |./.        |A       |./.     |
THEN I FELT  A BURNING  BREAK DEEP IN-SIDE, AND I KNEW THE HEAVENLY

./.     |A7        |D       |D7         |G        |./.
E- BO-NY SKIES. HAD TAKEN MY LIFE'S MOST WONDERFUL PRIZE,

  |D        |A7     |D    |D7
MY BEAUTIFUL E-BO-NY EYES.

Outro:

  |G     |./.     |D          |./.     |G          |./.       |D    |D7   |
IF I EVER GET TO,  HEAVEN I'LL BET, THE FIRST ANGEL I'LL RECOG-NIZE.

G              |./.     |D            |./.   
SHE'LL SMILE AT ME AND I KNOW SHE WILL BE,

             /     (No Chords  )  /
  |A        |A7    ( D   A7   D ) D
MY BEAUTIFUL E-BO-NY E-YES.


DAIRYBEAT (André H. Hofman, Purmerend, The Netherlands).
Originals and Backing Tracks on:
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=137360&content=music
https://soundcloud.com/dairybeat
https://www.youtube.com/user/Dairybeat
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