Cry Me A River chords



You can learn how to play Cry Me A River by Julie London!

Did somebody say chords? Well, there’s enough in Cry Me A River to shut up even the most ambitious guitarist. Perhaps with enough practice, you could actually learn/memorize these, and that’s great, but not really what jazz is all about.

If you find that you’re struggling to play this and can’t come up with any alternative chords, then you’ve come here too soon.

Anyway, there’s only one way to find out if this is a mountain too steep to climb for you, and that is by trying out Cry Me A River’s chords for yourself!

Should it prove too difficult, don’t worry, after all, there are simpler jazz standards that you could work on before you take it to this level…


Cry Me A River chords and lyrics


| Em9 Emmaj7 | Am9 Ammaj7 | C7 | B7b5 |

| Emadd9 Am7b5 | Em13 Em7 |
Now you say you’re lonely,
| Am7 D9 Daug | Gmaj7 G6 F#m7 B7 |
you cry the whole night thorough.
| Bm11 Em9 Eaug | A9 A13 A7 |
Well, you can cry me a river, cry me a river,
| Am7 D9 | Gmaj7 F#m7b5 B7 |
I cried a river over you.

| Emadd9 Am7b5 | Em13 Em7 |
Now you say you’re sorry,
| Am7 D9 Daug | Gmaj7 G6 F#m7 B7 |
for being so untrue.
| Bm11 Em9 Eaug | A9 A13 A7 |
Well, you can cry me a river, cry me a river,
| Am7 D9 | C/G C69 C13 C7 |
I cried a river over you.

| Bm6 | C#m7b5 F#7#9 F#7b9 |
You drove me, nearly drove me, out of my head.
| Bm6 | C#m7b5 F#7#9 F#7b9 |
While you never shed a tear.
| Bm6 | C#m7b5 F#7#9 F#7b9 |
Remember, I remember all that you said.
| Bm6 | Fmaj7#5 B7#9 |
Told me love was too plebeian. Told me you were through with me, and.

| Emadd9 Am7b5 | Em13 Em7 |
Now you say you love me,
| Am7 D9 Daug | Gmaj7 G6 F#m7 B7 |
well, just to prove you do.
| Bm11 Em9 Eaug | A9 A13 A7 |
Come on and cry me a river, cry me a river,
| Am7 D9 | D11 G69 | Em9 Emmaj7 | Am9 Ammaj7 |
I cried a river over you.

||: Am7 D9 | D11 G69 :||
||: I cried a river over you :||


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