That Ole Devil Called LoveWords & Music by Allan Roberts & Doris Fisher
Recorded by Billie Holiday, 1944
Also recorded by Alison Moyet, 1985
Fdim E7 Bm7-5 Fdim AM7 AM7/6 It's that ole devil called love again F#7 C#m7-5 Gdim F#7 Gets behind me and keeps giving me that shock again Bm Bm7/E Dm6 E7/6 Puttin' rain in my eyes, tears in my dreams A6 F#m And rocks in my heart Fdim E7 Bm7-5 E7 Fdim AM7 AM7/6 It's that sly ole son of a gun again F#7 C#m7-5 Gdim F#7 He keeps telling me that I'm the lucky one again Bm Bm7/E Dm6 E7/6 But I still have that rain, still have those tears Bm7-5 A And those rocks in my heart Bridge: D9 Fdim E7 AM7 Bbm9 Suppose I didn't stay -- ran away, wouldn't play. D9 E7/6 Bm7-5 AM7/6 The devil -- what a potion he would brew! B7 F7 B7 E7/9 Cdim E7/9 He'd follow me around, build me up, tear me down, D9 Dm6 F7 E7 Till I'd be so bewildered, I wouldn't know what to do. Fdim E7 Bm7-5 Fdim AM7 AM7/6 Might as well give up the fight again F#7 C#m7-5 Gdim F#7 I know darn well he'll convince me that he's right again DM7 Dm6 Bm7-5 Fdim E7/6 When he sings that sorry song, I just gotta tag a - long D9 E7 Bm7-5 A With that ole devil called love.