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A Banjo Song
Words by Howard Weeden, Music by Sidney Homer - 1910
G D7 G D7
B7 Em A7 D9
G D7 G D7
E7 Am7 A7 D9
G D7 G D7
B7 Em A7 D9
G - E7 Am7
A7 D7 G D7
G D7 G -   (D7  repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
I plays de banjo better now, Dan him dat taught me do,
Becase he plays for all de worl', An' I jes' plays for you.
He learns his chunes I jes' lets down, A banjostring or two,
Into de deepest of my heart, An' draws up chunes for you.
Slowly dey comes swingin' up, Aquiv'rin' through an through,
Till wid a rush of tinglin' notes, Dey reaches light an' you.
I never knows if dey will shine, Wet wid tears or dew;
I only knows dat, dew or tears, Dey shine becase of you,
Dey shine becase of you, of you.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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