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Alabama Jubilee
Words by J. Yellen, Music by J. Cobb - 1915
 Verse:
C Ab7 C           G7 C            G7
C Am D7 G            G7
C Ab7 C           G7 C
D7 G           G7 D7 G7                  
 Chorus:
A7 - D7 -
G7 - C -
A7 - Dm -              D7
C            E7 F            C D7          G7 C   (G7 to chorus)
4-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in the key of C.
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Verse:
Mandolins, violins, Ev'ry body's tunin' up, the fun begins,
Come this way, Don't delay, Better hurry honey dear, or you'll be missin',
Music sweet, ragtime treat, Goes right to your head and trickles to your feet,
It's a reminder, a memory finder of nights down in old Alabam'.
 
Chorus:
You ought to see Mister Jones when he rattles the bones,
Old Colonel Brown foolin' 'round like a clown,
Miss Virginia who is past eighty three,
Shoutin "I'm full o' pep! Watch yo' step, watch yo' step!"
One legged Joe danced aroun' on his toe,
Threw away his crutch and hollered,"Let 'er go!" Oh, honey,
Hail! Hail! the gang's all here for an,
Alabama Jubilee.
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Listen to Frank Vodich play this song on the plectrum banjo in 3 keys (mp3)
Keys are C, Eb, and F.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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email: jbott@ix.netcom.com