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The Battle Of New Orleans
Words and Music by Jimmy Driftwood - 1957
Scored number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1959
 Verse:
G C D7 G
- C D7 G
 Chorus:
G - - D7             G
G - - D7             G     (repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
In eighteen fourteen, we took a little trip,  Along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Missisip.
We took a little bacon and we took a little beans,  And we met the bloody British in the town of New Orleans.
 
Chorus:
We fired our guns and the British kept a comin',  There wasn't nigh as many as there was a while ago.
We fired once more and they began a running,  Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
Click here for lead-sheet and 5-string tab
 
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