The Water Was Red:Johnny Cymbal. #108 on BB Hot 100 (Bubbling Under)on MGM Records in 1961. INTRO: D Gbm G A D Gbm G Oooooo-oooo-ooooo-ooooo..ooooo-ooooo-ooooo- A ooooo.. #1. D A G D G A boy met a girl on a lonely beach and soon A D they were holding hands. D Gbm G D G They fell in love on that lonely beach and kissed A D on the silver sand. CHORUS: D Gm7 D Til the water was red and the day was done. D Gm7 D A Til the water was red from the setting sun. #2. D Gbm G D They returned to the beach whenever they could A D and stayed until the moon was bright. D Gbm G And once they were swimming where the water was D A D Bb deep and the white fin came into sight. #3. Eb Gm7 Ab Gm7 Eb The shark had struck and disappeared and left his Bb Eb sweetheart dead. Eb Gm7 Ab Eb Bb And as he pulled her to the shore, the boring waves Eb were red. CHORUS: Abm Eb Oh, the water was red with what the shark done. Abm Eb B Yes, the water was red and his love was gone. #4. E Abm A E He looked towards the water and he saw the fin so he A B E gently put her on the sand. E Abm A E He walked to the water with a tear in his eye and a A B E gleaming knife in his hand. OUTRO: E Am E And the water was red once again..yes, the water was Am E B red as he walked towards his sweetheart with the fin in E his hand. Am E Am And the water was red once again, yes, the water was red..(Fade.) A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.