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Black Velvet

Alanah Myles

[Intro]

Em

(with blues fills)
Mmmmm     mmmm    oooooo  (ad lib)


Em
Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell

Em
Jamie Rogers on electro up high

Em
Mamas dancing - baby on her shoulder

Em
The sun is setting like molasses in the sky

Bsus4         B                    Asus4    A
The boy could sing and knew how to move  -  everything

Gsus4     G           Dsus4            D
   Always wanting more - it leaves you longing for

[Chorus]

Am                    D
Black Velvet in that little boy's smile

Am                      F            C
Black Velvet with that slow southern style

Am                     D
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees

C7     B7                 Em
Black Velvet   -   if you please

[Verse]

Em
Up in Memphis the music's like a heatwave

Em
White lightening, bound to drive you wild

Em
Mama's baby's in the heart of every school girl

Em
"Love me tender" leaves 'em cryin' in the aisle

Bsus4       B               Asus4    A
 The way he moved, it was a sin, so sweet and true

Gsus4     G        Dsus4            D
Always wanting more, he'd leave you longing for

[Chorus]

Am                    D
Black Velvet in that little boy's smile

Am                      F            C
Black Velvet with that slow southern style

Am                     D
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees

C7     B7                 Em
Black Velvet   -   if you please

[Bridge]

A                   B                         Em
Every word of every song that he sang is for you

A                F                   C7      N.C.      B7          Em
In a flash he was gone  -  it happened so soon    -    what could you do?

[Guitar solo)

Am                    D
Black Velvet in that little boy's smile

Am                      F            C
Black Velvet with that slow southern style

Am                     D
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees

C7     B7                 Em
Black Velvet   -   if you please

[Chorus]

Am                    D
Black Velvet in that little boy's smile

Am                      F            C
Black Velvet with that slow southern style

Am                     D
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees

C7     B7                 Em
Black Velvet   -   if you please