I'm Always Chasing Rainbows

Words & Music by Joseph McCarthy & Harry Caroll, 1918
Recorded by Harry James, 1938

D   G      Em7    A7   D     Dalt
I'm always chas - ing rain - bows

G       Bm7  F#m    D9         Em7  A7 
Watch - ing clouds drift - ing by!

Em B+  Am        Am+7      Em     B7   Em    B+
My   schemes are just like all of my dreams,

E         E7      A7
End - ing in the sky!

G               G/F#             Gdim          A7
Some fel - lows look and find the sun - shine

D           F#m               Bm     Bm7/E
I al - ways look and find the rain!

E               Bm7-5             Fdim          E7
Some fel - lows make a win - ning some - time

A7        G/B             A7         Edim
I nev - er ev - en make a gain, be - lieve me

D   G     Em7  A7         D     Dalt
I'm al - ways chas - ing rain - bows

G             G/F#             Em7       A7    D
Wait - ing to find a lit - tle blue bird   in vain!

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