Cry Baby

KEY: Instruments: Cry Baby by A Night with Janis Joplin is in the key of C Major. It should be played at a tempo of 56 BPM. This track was released in 1963.

Janis Joplin 1971Pearl   Bert Burns / Jerry Ragovoy

Dm G

    C    F    C    F    C    G
Cry baby, cry baby, cry baby,
                    Am   G
Honey, welcome back home.

           C         F
I know she told you,
                                   Em
Honey I know she told you that she loved you
     C           Em   F
Much more than I did,
                           G
But all I know is that she left you,
        C                              Em   Am
And you swear that you just don't know why,

But you know, honey I'll always,
                Dm G
I'll always be around if you ever want me
                     C   F     C    F    C    G
Come on and cry, cry baby, cry baby, cry baby,
                       Am
Oh honey, welcome back home.

          C   F         
Don't you know, honey,
                        G
Ain't nobody ever gonna love you
    C     Em         F
The way I try to do ?
                     G
Who'll take all your pain,
            C          Em    Am
Honey, your heartache, too ?

And if you need me, you know
                     Dm G
That I'll always be around if you ever want me
            C   F    C    F    C    G
Come on and cry, cry baby, cry baby,
                          Am           G
Oh daddy, like you always saying to do.

    C                                    F
And when you walk around the world, babe,
                      G                            C
You said you d try to look for the end of the road,
                                                           F
You might find out later that the road will end in Detroit,
                                        G   C
Honey, the road will even end in Kathmandu.

                                F
You can go all around the world
                                         G           C
Trying to find something to do with your life, baby,
                                      F
When you only gotta do one thing well,
                                                    G           C
You only gotta do one thing well to make it in this world, babe.
                                      F
You got a woman waiting for you there,
                         G             C               
All you ever gotta do is be a good man one time to one woman
                                         D
And that'll be the end of the road, babe,

I know you got more tears to share, babe,
   G
So come on, come on, come on, come on, come on,
             C    F    C    F    C    F
And cry, cry baby, cry baby, cry baby.
                C                           F
And if you ever feel a little lonely, dear,
              C                                 F
I want you to come on, come on to your mama now,
           C                            F
And if you ever want a little love of a woman
            C                             F
Come on and baby baby baby babe babe baby now
    C   FC
Cry baby   yeah.