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Lonely Blue Boy chords

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Lonely Blue Boy:Conway Twitty.
#6 on BB Hot 100 on MGM Records in 1959.

INTRO: Ab F A Bb..C F A Bb..C

#1.
C                 F        A
My name should be trouble..my name should 
   Dm F
be woe.
F               Bb                      F
For trouble and heartache is all that I know.
      C              Bb              F   Fm F Fm F Fm F
Yeah, lonely, lonely blue boy, is my name.

#2.
F                       A                 Dm  F
My life has been empty..my heart has been torn.
F                 Bb                       F
It must have been raining, the night I was born.
      C               Bb             F    Fm F Fm F Fm F
Yeah, lonely, lonely, blue boy is my name.

BRIDGE:
F         C
Well, I'm so..I'm so afraid of tomorrow.
       F
And so tired, so tired of today.
A    E                            A   Am
They say that love is the answer..but love never 
G       C
came my wayyyy.

#3.
C                F       A            Dm  F
I'm writing this letter, to someone unknown.
F                 Bb                      F
So, if you should find it, and if you're alone.
      C               Bb             F   Fm F Fm F     
Well, lonely, lonely, blue boy is my name.

OUTRO:
F         C               Bb       C     F   
Remember, lonely, lonely, blue boy is my name.

.....Gm Fm Gm F.....(Fade.)


A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.

            
            
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MrMajstyk 10 Jan 15, 2012 02:38 PM

One of my favorite songs...just a couple of corrections, if I may. We will use the key of E by way of example.
On the verse, you left out the 6 and the return to the 1.

E G# C#m E7
My name should be trouble, my name should be woe

A E
For trouble and heartache, is all I know

Then, just a small change on the last 2 lines of the bridge:

Eb7
They say that love is the answer
B F# B B7
But love never came my way-ay-ay

Just wanted to help out a little in case anyone else was having difficulty while playing along with Conway Twitty on YouTube. (Its actually in the key of F on most versions, so I just used a capo...you'll see what I mean when you try to play the intro. I think they either used a capo or tuned the guitars a half step up.)

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MrMajstyk 10 Jan 15, 2012 02:42 PM

Well...that didnt work out quite right. When I typed it, the chord changes were over the correct words, but when I posted it, it changed. I hope you can sort out where the proper changes go Krazykhat and re-post?

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Kraziekhat 64,745 Jan 17, 2012 11:54 PM

I re-did this song and it should
be posted here soon. KK.

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