SolitudeWords & Music by Eddie DeLange, Irving Mills & Duke Ellington, 1934
Recorded by Billie Holiday, 1944
Em7 A7+5 DM7 A7/9 Fdim DM7 Bm7 E7 In my solitude you haunt me Em7 A9 Em7 A-9 DM7 B7 Em7 A7+5 With reveries of days gone by; Em7 A7+5 DM7 A7/9 Fdim DM7 Bm7 E7 In my solitude you taunt me Em7 A9 A-9 D DM7 D7 With memories that never die. Bridge: G G6 Fdim I sit in my chair, filled with despair -- D A7 A7+6 D7 There's no one could be so sad. G G6 Fdim With gloom ev'rywhere, I sit and I stare; D B7 Em7 A7+5 I know that I'll soon go mad. Em7 A7+5 DM7 A7/9 Fdim DM7 Bm7 E7 In my solitude, I'm pray - ing Em7 A7 Em7 Edim D A7 Gdim DM7 Dear Lord above, send back my love.
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