Willow Weep For MeWords & Music by Ann Ronell, 1932
Recorded by Chad & Jeremy, 1964
Previously recorded by Paul Whiteman, 1933 (#2)
DM7 G6 DM7 G6 Willow weep for me, willow weep for me, DM7 Em F#m Em A7 Bend your branches green along the stream that runs to sea; G6 Gm7 Em B+ Em7 Em6 A DM7 Listen to my plea, listen wil - low, weep-- for me. DM7 G6 DM7 G6 Gone my lover's dream, lovely summer's dream, DM7 Em F#m Em A7 Gone and left me here to weep my tears into the stream, G6 Gm7 Em B+ Em7 Em6 A DM7 Sad as I can be--hear me, wil - low, weep-- for me. Bridge: Gm Eb Dm D Whisper to the wind and say that love has sinned; Gm F Eb D7 Leave my heart a-breaking and making a moan; Gm Eb Dm D7 Murmur to the night to hide her starry light Gm F Eb A7 So none will see me sighing and crying all alone. DM7 G6 DM7 G6 Weeping willow tree, weeping sympathy, DM7 Em F#m Em A7 Bend your branches down along the ground and cover me; G6 Gm7 When the shadows fall, Em B+ Em7 Em6 A DM7 Bend, oh wil - low, and weep-- for me. Bridge: (Key change to E) E A9 E A Weeping willow tree, weeping sympathy, E F#m G#m F#m B7 Bend your branches down along the ground and cover me; A A9 A When the shadows fall, Am7 F#m B7 E A9 E A9 E Bend, oh willow, and weep------ for me.