After You've GoneWords & Music by Henry Creamer & Turner Layton
Recorded by Judy Garland, 1942, in "For Me And My Gal" (See below)
FM7 Bb9 After you've gone and left me cryin', C C/B Am7 Am7/G A7 After you've gone there's no denyin', D9 Bm7-5 E7 You'll feel blue, you'll feel sad, C C/B Am7 Am7/G C C/B C7 You'll miss the dearest pal that you have ev - er had. FM7 Bb9 There'll come a time now don't forget it C C/B Am7 Am7/G A7 There'll come a time when you regret it. Dm Edim Dm7 Bb9 Some day when you grow lonely, C C/B E7 Am Cdim Your heart will break like mine and you will want me only, C C/B Am7 Am7/G Dm7 G C Af-ter you've gone, after you've gone away. (Suggested turnaround: C C - C/B - Am7 - Am7/G - Fdim(III) - G ) FM7 Bb9 After I'm gone, after we break up, C C/B Am7 Am7/G A7 Af-ter I'm gone you're gonna wake up; D9 Bm7-5 E7 You will find you were blind C C/B Am7 Am7/G C C/B C7 To let somebody come along and change your mind. FM7 Bb9 After the years we've been together, C C/B Am7 Am7/G A7 Through joy and tears, all kinds of weather, Dm Edim Dm7 Bb9 Some day blue and down-hearted, C C/B E7 Am Cdim You'll long to be with me again back where you started, C C/B Am7 Am7/G Dm7 G C Fdim C Af-ter I'm gone, after I'm gone away.Introduced by Al Jolson in 1918, the song was recorded by both Sophie Tucker and Louis Armstrong in the 1920s. Benny Goodman recorded it (for the first of several times) in 1935. It was later recorded by Bing Crosby, and also by Shirley MacLaine in the 1958 film "Some Came Running."