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Black Velvet Ukulele Chords by Alannah Myles

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Black Velvet Ukulele Chords by Alannah Myles

Black Velvet Ukulele Chords by Alannah Myles. The chords used in this song are: Emin, Bsus4, B, Asus4, A, Gsus4, G, Dsus4, Amin, D, E, B7, Bb7, Emin7, Amin7, Eadd9, Bsus2, and Bb5. You can change the key of the song for FREE, if needed.

Black Velvet Ukulele Chords by Alannah Myles

Original recording is in the key of Eb. The guitars are tuned down a half-step. We wrote in the key of E, for easier playability.

VERSE 1:

EminMississippi in the middle of a dry spell

Jimmie Rodgers on the Victrola up high

Mama’s dancin’ with baby on her shoulder

The sun is settin’ like molasses in the sky

Bsus4The boy could Bsing knew how to Asus4move    A ev’rything

Gsus4Always Gwanting more Dsus4he’d leave you longing for

CHORUS 1:

AminBlack velvet and that Dsus4little boy Dsmile

AminBlack velvet with that Eslow southern Bstyle

AminA new religion that’ll Dsus4bring you to your Dknees

B7Black Bb7velvet if you Eminplease

VERSE 2:

EminUp in Memphis the music’s like a heat wave

White Lightnin’ bound to drive you wild

Mama’s baby is in the heart of ev’ry school girl

“Love Me Tender” leaves ’em cryin’ in the aisle

Bsus4The way he Bmoved it was a Asus4sin       Aso sweet and true

Gsus4Always Gwanting more Dsus4he’d leave you longing for

CHORUS 2:

AminBlack velvet and that Dsus4little boy Dsmile

AminBlack velvet with that Eslow southern Bstyle

AminA new religion that’ll Dsus4bring you to your Dknees

B7Black Bb7velvet if you Eminplease

BRIDGE:

AminEv’ry word of ev’ry B7song that he sang was for Emin7you

Amin7In a flash he was Eadd9gone it happened Bsus2so         Bb5soon

What could you Emindo

CHORUS 3:

AminBlack velvet and that Dsus4little boy Dsmile

AminBlack velvet with that Eslow southern Bstyle

AminA new religion that’ll Dsus4bring you to your Dknees

B7Black Bb7velvet Eminif you please

AminBlack velvet and that Dsus4little boy Dsmile

AminBlack velvet with that Eslow southern Bstyle

AminA new religion that’ll Dsus4bring you to your Dknees

B7Black Bb7velvet if you Eminplease

EminIf you please

If you please

If you please

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“Black Velvet” is a song performed by Canadian singer-songwriter Alannah Myles, featured on her self-titled debut album released in 1989. The song, written by David Tyson and Christopher Ward, became a significant hit for Myles, known for its sultry lyrics and smooth rock sound. The track’s inspiration came from the cultural and musical impact of Elvis Presley, with “black velvet” symbolizing the singer’s voice and presence.

Upon its release, “Black Velvet” received critical acclaim and commercial success, reaching the top of the charts in multiple countries, including the United States and Canada. It’s celebrated for its distinctive blend of rock and blues influences, highlighted by Myles’s powerful and emotive vocal performance. The song’s memorable melody and compelling lyrics have made it a classic in the rock genre and a standout track of the late 1980s.

“Black Velvet” remains a beloved piece in Alannah Myles’s discography and a testament to the enduring appeal of blending rock and blues. Its success helped establish Myles as a prominent figure in the music industry and continues to inspire musicians and fans alike.

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