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chico Lyr Add: I'll Bet You're Sorry Now, Tokyo Rose (19) Lyr Add: I'll Bet You're Sorry Now, Tokyo Rose 11 Sep 05


Date of song varies, I've seen 1947 and 1958. . . Abe Burrows was a noted writer who specialized in rewriting broadway scripts. Song was not necessarily historically accurate. Chords are not authoritative.


(g a b c, a d > g)

C             F          C                     D7       G7
I'll Bet Your Sorry Now, Tokyo Rose, sorry for what you done
C             F          C          A7   D7                G7
I'll bet your sorry that you went to work for that old Rising Sun
F#                      C7          A7                         D7    G7
You stuck a knife in the USA, you forgot what they learned you at U.C.L.A.


I'll Bet Your Sorry Now, Tokyo Rose, sorry for what you [Oriental Interlude]
          F# G7   C
Sorry for what you done.

[Abe Burrows, 1947]


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