Intro C C5 D5 Am verse 1 Am Am/G# My baby, she left me, my baby, she's gone. Am7/G Am/F# My sweet little angel has spread her wings and flown. Fmaj7 E7 Can't think of a reason for going on. Am Dm Am F9 E7/9+ From this day I will play the blues. Am Am/G# She said it was over, this time it's the end. Am7/G Am/F# Now bad luck and trouble gonna be my only friend. Am E7/9+ I still can't believe it, after all we've been through. Am Dm Am Every day I will play the blues.verse 2 Am Amadd9/G# They say a broken heart can always mend. Am7/G Am/F# That time is the healer, and sadness will end. Fmaj7 E7/9+ But I've done so much crying, when will I laugh again? Am Dm Am 'Til that day I will play the blues.C D Am Everybody knows what the blues is all about. C D Am It's a pain you can't live with. Am It's a woman you can't live without. F9 E7/9+ She came from Chicago. F9 E7/9+ She read me the news. Am C D C Am E7 In the headlines was a story of the blues.C D Am Everybody knows what the blues is all about. C D Am It's a pain you can't live with. Am It's a woman you can't live without. F9 E7/9+ Could have cried me a river F9 E7/9+ when they told me the news. Am C D C Am E7 On that day was a story of the blues.