My Coloring BookWords & Music by Fred Ebb & John Kander
Recorded by Kitty Kallen, 1962 (#18)
Intro: E C#m7 F#m7 B7 For those who fancy coloring books (and lots of people do), A9 B7 A AM7 E Here's a new one for you. E C#m7 F#m7 B7 A most unusual coloring book, the kind you never see; F#m7 B7 F#m7 B7 E Crayons ready? Very well...begin to color me. Melody: E A E B7 E E+7 F#m7 These are the eyes that watched him as he walked away; B7 E F#m G#m F#m E7 Color them gray. E A E B7 E E+7 F#m7 This is the heart that thought he would always be true; B7 E F#m E7 Color it blue. Bridge 1: Bm7-5 A AM7 A6 These are the arms that held him and touched him AM7 A AM7 A6 A G#m7 C#9 Then lost him somehow color them empty now. C7 A E B7 E E+7 F#m7 This is the dress I wore til she came between B7 E F#m E7 Color it green. Bridge 2: Bm7-5 A AM7 A6 AM7 This is the room I sleep in and walk in and weep in, A AM7 A6 AM7 A G#m C#9 And hide in that nobody sees . . . color it lonely please. C7 A E B7 E E+7 F#m7 This is the man, the one I depended upon -- B7 E F#m G#m F#m E Color him . . . gone.
Thanks and a grateful tip of the proverbial hat to Ronald Hontz for spotting and allowing me to fix a lyric blunder on the intro verse of this song.