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Song with Ukulele Arrangement

Lyric by Mort Dixon, Music by Ray Henderson

Jerome H. Remick & Co. New York~ Detroit

Copyright MCMXXVI by Jerome H. Remick & Co., New York & Detroit


  1. “I’m In Love With You That’s Why,” Lyric by Mort Dixon, Music by Ray Henderson. Back page.

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[Verse 1]
Black bird Black bird singing the blues all day
Right outside of my door
Blackbird Blackbird
Why do you sit and say
“There’s no sunshine in store”
All thru the winter you hung around
Now I begin to feel homeward bound
Blackbird Blackbird gotta be on my way
Where there’s sunshine galore

[Verse 2]
Bluebird Bluebird calling me far away
I’ve been longing for you
Bluebird Bluebird What do I hear you say
“Skies are turning to blue”
I’m like a flower that's fading here
Where ev’ry hour is one long tear
Bluebird Bluebird this is my lucky day
Now my dreams will come true

Pack up all my care and woe here I go singing low
Bye Bye Blackbird
Where somebody waits for me sugar’s sweet so is she
Bye Bye Blackbird
No one here can love and understand me
Oh what hard luck stories they all hand me
Make my bed and light the light I’ll arrive late tonight
Blackbird Bye Bye

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