[Chorus 3] C#m F# B If you could see in my heart, you would know it's true. “Reuben and Cherise” took about three years to write, literally – maybe longer than that. If you could see my heart, you would know it's true Without a look behind Reuben, Reuben, tell me truly true I feel afraid and I don't know why I do Is there another girl for you. Ruben And Cherise Cerise was brushing her long hair gently down. Words by Robert Hunter; music by Jerry Garcia, originally on Cats Under the Stars, the song is a riff on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set in New Orleans. And he played it just for her There's none Cherise, except for you, except for you [Instrumental]. Excerpt from "Rubin and Cherise" from Threadgill's last weekend. Reuben And Cérise Lyrics: Robert Hunter Music: Jerry Garcia There are some variations on the spelling of the title. Rubin and Cherise by Bonnie "Prince" Billy. Shot by Will Dupuy. A great 70's Reuben & Cherise, seems to beat the later versions. The voice of Cherise from the face on the mandolin, Singin' Reuben, Reuben tell me true, for I have no one but you. It cut through like a blade Sweet Ruby Claire at Reuben stared, at Reuben stared Reuben was strumming his painted mandolin It was enlaid with a pretty face in jade Played the Carnival Parade Cherise was dressing as Pirouette in white When a fatal vision gripped her tight Cherise, beware tonight Reuben, Reuben, tell me truly true I feel afraid and I don't know why I do Is there another girl for you If you could see in my heart If you could see my heart, you would know it's true, There's none Cherise… If you could see in my heart You would know it's true There is none, Cérise, except for you Except for you I swear to it on my very soul (note 3) If I lie may I fall down cold. When Reuben … Anybody know who this charming, talented hooper is? Before going on its way again as she brushes it gently down . There's none Cherise, except for you, except for you [Chorus A] Bm E A If you could see in my heart, you would know it's true. "Reuben and Cerise" Recorded on Garcia's Cats Under the Stars; Hunter's Jack O'Roses; Hunter's Box of Rain (Note: On Cats Under the Stars the tune's title was spelled "Rubin and Cherise." For I have no one but you Each note cut a thread of Cherise's fate Watch the video for Reuben And Cherise by Jerry Garcia Band for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Reuben was strumming his painted mandolin There's none Cherise except for you, except for you. She was dressed as Pirouette in red (verse 6) The truth of love an unsung song must tell. Cats Under the Stars is an album by the Jerry Garcia Band. The course of love must follow blind Singing Reuben, Reuben tell me true Reuben was strumming his painted mandolin. Bm A G F# There's none Cherise except for you, except for you. The song that he played was the carnival parade When Ruby froze and turned to stone For the strings played all alone. Reuben was playing his painted Mandolin, When Ruby froze and turned to stone. Rubin walked the streets of New Orleans till dawn, Cherise so lightly in his arms, and her hair hung gently down. But the version on the Garcia album "Cats Under The Stars" is titled "Rubin And Cherise" (thanks to Todd for pointing this out). Reuben walked the streets of New Orleans 'til dawn Grateful Dead ~ Rubin and Cherise, Orlando 4-7-91 - YouTube Cherise was brushing her long hair gently down Lyrics to 'Reuben and Cherise' by Jerry Garcia. The truth of love an unsung song must tell The title as spelled here is from Hunter's Box of Rain anthology of lyrics.). Watch the video for Rubin And Cherise from Jerry Garcia Band's Cats Under the Stars for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. The crowd pressed round, Ruby stood as though alone And her hair hung gently down B F# E B F# The voice of Cherise from the face of the mandolin, F# B F# E B F# E Singing Rubin Rubin tell me true, for I have no one but you. Cherise was dressing as Pirouette in white If I lie, may I fall down cold To the painted mandolin Way to be :) A E D A E The voice of Cherise from the face of the mandolin, A E D A E D Singing Rubin Rubin tell me true, for I have no one but you. The Hunter book of lyrics has it as "Reuben and Cérise" (with an acute accent on the 'e' of Cérise). General CommentThere are 2 versions of this song.There is the Robert Hunter version, "Reuben and Cerise" that includes the information that Cerise DIES because of Reubens betrayal and that he carries "the ghost of Cerise in his empty arms, and her hair hung gently down", and the Garcia version, "Rubin and Cherise" that ignores this fact. 17 comments | Make a comment | Add vote | Listen on archive. Cherise so lightly in his arms Masquerade began when nightfall finally woke First performance of only four total by the Dead: March 17, 1991, at the Capital Centre, in Landover, Maryland. Reuben's song took on a different tone Reuben, Reuben, tell me truly true She smiled at the reflection of Reuben’s slender fingers in her vanity mirror, plucking away at his mandolin. Transcription is a combination of Weeping Willow's YouTube lesson and the sheet music from the … Arguably the best of the 4 times the Dead ever played this tune, and only in 1991. Is there another girl for you? On the 25 anniversary of its live debut, listen to the Grateful Dead breakout "Reuben And Cerise" on St. Patrick's Day in 1991. Read about Ruben and Cherise from Jerry Garcia Band's All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. I kept writing and writing versions of it – “Oh, this sucks.” Hunter would rewrite the lyrics: “No, that doesn’t make it.” I’d write a new melody: “No, that isn’t it.” Read about Reuben And Cherise from David Cullen's Grateful Guitar and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. It was the afternoon of carnival The spelling of the title of this song differs on some recordings. I'd swear to it on my very soul, if I lie may I fall down cold. If you could see my heart, you would know it's true They performed it nearly 100 times between November 1977 and April 1995. When a fatal vision gripped her tight It was Jerry Garcia's first album on the Arista label and his first LP using the band name Jerry Garcia Band. If I lie, may I fall down cold The Jerry Garcia Band performs "Reuben and Cherise" from GarciaLive Volume Eight: November 23rd, 1991 Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Reuben And Cerise was performed four times by the Grateful Dead in 1991. I'd swear to it on my very soul Like waves against the bandstand, dancers broke Reuben was strumming his painted mandolin Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The course of love must follow blind; without a look behind. Released in 1978, it is the only studio album credited to the band. And her hair hung gently down This has the rhythm progression for the entire song as well as the vocal melody and the lick Jerry plays in the outro. For the strings played all alone Bm A E A E D I'd swear to it on my very soul, if I lie may I fall down cold. Played the carnival parade The song was a regular part of the Jerry Garcia Band repertoire. It includes only one song that was performed by the Grateful Dead. B C#m B C#m B A Ab There's none Cherise except for you, except for you. I'd swear to it on my very soul “Ruben And Cherise” opens up the album with a bit of funky intrigue. Reuben and Cherise Lyrics: Cherise was brushing her long hair gently down / It was the afternoon of carnival / As she brushes it gently down / Reuben was strumming his painted mandolin / … Cherise pulled the brush through her long, dark hair. Rubin and Cherise (Performed by Jerry Garcia Band) Cherise was brushing her long hair gently down It was the … Jake gvthegftofmusic +190 . Home video footage mixed with a higher quality soundboard audio source.\r\rCherise was brushing her long hair gently down\rIt was the afternoon of carnival as she brushes it gently down\rRubin was strumming his painted mandolin\rIt was inlaid with a pretty face in jade played in the carnival parade\r\rCherise was dressing as Pirouette in white\rWhen a fatal vision gripped her tight Cherise beware tonight\rRubin, Rubin tell me truly true\rI feel afraid and I don't know why I do, Is there another girl for you?\r\rIf you could see my heart you would know it's true\rThere's none Cherise, except for you, except for you\rI'd swear to it on my very soul, If I lie, may I fall down cold\r\rWhen Rubin played on his painted mandolin\rThe breeze would pause to listen in before going on its way again\rMasquerade began when nightfall finally woke\rLike waves against the bandstand, dancers broke to the painted mandolin\r\rLooking out to the crowd who is standing there\rSweet Ruby Claire at Rubin stared, at Rubin stared\rShe was dressed as Pirouette in red\rAnd her hair hung gently down\r\rThe crowd pressed round, Ruby stood as though alone\rRubin's song took on a different tone and he played it just for her\rThe song he played was the carnival parade\rEach note cut a thread of Cherise's fate it cut through like a blade\r\rRubin was playing his painted mandolin\rWhen Ruby froze and turned to stone for the strings played all alone\rThe voice of Cherise from the face of the mandolin\rSinging Rubin, Rubin tell me true for I have no one but you\r\rIf you could see my heart you would know it true\rThere's none Cherise, except for you, except for you\rI'd swear to it on my very soul, If I lie, may I fall down cold\r\rThe truth of love an unsung song must tell\rThe course of love must follow blind without a look behind\rRubin walked the streets of New Orleans till dawn\rCherise so lightly in his arms and her hair hung gently down Read or print original Reuben & Cherise lyrics 2020 updated! 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