Alice Blue GownWords & Music by Joseph McCarthy & Harry Tierney, 1919
Recorded by Barbra Streisand, 1967
Originally from the 1920 musical "Irene"
Refrain: A E7 A D9 E7 Cdim A In my sweet lit - tle A - lice blue gown, C#7 B7 D9 Bm7-5 Cdim B7 When I first wandered down in - to town, E Cm7-5 E7 A C#m7-5 F#7 I was both proud and shy, as I felt e' - ry eye, B7 Cdim E Cm7-5 E7 And in every shop window I primped passing by. A E7 A D9 E7 Cdim A Then in manner of fash - ion, I'd frown, C#7 Fdim(III) F#m E7-9 A7 And the world seemed to smile all a - round. D Cdim G#7 A C#m7-5 F#m7 'Til it wilted, I wore it, I'll always a - dore it, D9 Bm7-5 E7 D9 Fdim A My sweet lit - tle A - lice blue gown! Bridge Verse: E7 A D9 Cdim E7 A I once had a gown, it was al - most new; Bm F#m B7 E Oh, the daintiest thing, it was sweet Alice Blue, A F#m D9 Fdim A With little forget-me-nots placed here and there; B7 Cdim E Cm7-5 E When I had it on, I walked on the air; A C#7 F#m A7 And it wore, and it wore, and it wore, and it wore Cdim B7 Bm7-5 E Cm7-5 E7 Til it went and it wasn't no more. Repeat Second half of Refrain:
*Patterned after an arrangement found on bobskeyboardmusic.com