Mood Indigo

Words & Music:

Duke Ellington


AM7 Ab    A    B7    Em    E+7   AM7

You ain't been blue, no--, no--, no--.

AM7            B7     F7         BM7     F7    E7

You ain't been blue, 'til you've had that mood indigo.

A7   Ab  Gb       A7            Bm (D7)    G7 (E7)

That feeling that goes stealing down to my shoes,

E+7     AM7   B7     Em  E+7  AM7

While I sit & sigh, "Go 'long blues."


AM7    Ab  A    B7

Always get that mood indigo,

Bm7           E7       A   E7

Since my baby said goodbye.

A      A9  A   B7

In the evening when lights are low,

B7                      E7

I'm so lonesome I could cry.


Cause there's nobody who cares about me,

D7                    F7             E7

I'm just a soul who's bluer than can be.

AM7             B7

When I get that mood indigo,

Bm7            E7       A

I could lay me down and die.


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