She Wears My Ring
SHE WEARS MY RING: SOLOMON KING (N.S. Sevilla/F. & B. Bryant) 4/4 - 72 For a Free Backing Track: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWYFO7zbFH8 This beautiful ballad has a long story. It was composed in 1883 by the Mexican: Narciso Serradel Sevilla, who named the melodie: La Golondrina (The Swallow). The English lyrics and new name, were written in 1960 by Boudleaux & Felice Bryant, and was recorded as first by: Jimmy Bell (Sweeney). Solomon King (08-13-1930 / 01-21-2005), born in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S., recorded his version in 1968. That became a hit record in about 40 countries. In the U.K. it peaked on nr. 3, and charted for 11 weeks in the Top-20, in the U.S. it appeared only on nr. 117 in the Bilboard chart, and in The Netherlands it only reached the Tip-parade. |% |: Repeat the previous Chord and Measure of 4-counts. nc : No Chord / : Break / INTRO: (C-F-C7)|F |% |Bb |C7 VERSE: nc |F |% |Bb |C7 She wears my ring, to show the world that she belongs to me. |F |Dm7 |C |C7 She wears my ring, to show the world she's mine eternal-ly. |F |F7 |Bb |% With loving care, I placed it on her finger, / |F |C C7 |F Bb |F to show my love, for all the world to see. CHORUS: nc |C |C C7 |F |% This tiny ring, is a token of tender e-mo - tion. |C |C C7 |F |& An endless pool of love, that's as deep as the ocean. |% |F7 |Bb |% She swears to wear it, with eternal de-votion, / |F |C C7 |F Bb |F that's why I sing, be-cause she wears my ring. CHORUS / OUTRO: nc |C |C C7 |F |% This tiny ring, is a token of tender e-mo - tion. |C |C C7 |F |& An endless pool of love, that's as deep as the ocean. |% |F7 |Bb |% She swears to wear it, with eternal de-votion, / (Semi-Break ) / |F |C 1/2 |C7 |F |Bb |F |F that's why I sing, be- cause she wears my ring.