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Arkansas Traveler
Music by Colonel Sanford (Sandy) Faulkner, about 1850
G            C G D7          G A7          D7
G            C G -             C D7          G
-            D7 G           D7 G           D7 G            D7
G           D7 G           D7 G            C D7          G  (repeat)  
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Oh, once upon a time in Arkansas,  An old man sat in his little cabin door,
And he fiddled at tune a that he liked to hear,  A jolly old tune that he played by ear.
It was raining hard but the fiddler didn't care,  He sawed away at the popular air,
Though his rooftree leaked like a water fall,  That didn't seem to bother the man at all.
Didn't seem to bother the man at all.
Watch Don Reno play "Arkansas Traveler" on the 5-string banjo (youtube)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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