Little Girl Blue

(Janis Joplin version)

Words & Music:

Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers


[basic riff for entire song, one measure per chord:]

C   Em/B   Am   C/G   F   Em   G/D   G7


What else, what else is there to do?

Oh, and I know how you feel,

I know you feel that you're through.

Oh, sit there and count, ah, count your little fingers,

My unhappy little girl, little girl blue.


Oh sit there, oh count those raindrops.

Oh, feel 'em falling down, honey, all around you.

Honey, don't you know it's time?

I feel it's time,

Somebody told you, 'cause you got to know,

That all you ever gonna have to count on, or gonna wanna lean on,

It's gonna feel just like those raindrops do,

When they're falling down, honey, all around you.

Oh, I know you're unhappy.


Oh sit there, ah, go on, go on and count your fingers.

I don't know what else, what else,

Honey, have you got to do and I know how you feel,

And I know you ain't got no reason to go on,

And I know you feel that you must be through.

Oh honey, go on and sit right back down.

I want you to count, oh, count your fingers,

Ah, my unhappy, my unlucky and my little, oh, girl blue.

I know you're unhappy, oh, ah, honey, I know,

Baby, I know, just how you feel.


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