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Billy Boy
Traditional
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C - - -
- - G7 -
- - C -
- G7 C -      (G7 repeat)
8-beat intro. Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Oh where have you been, Billy Boy, Billy Boy?
Oh where have you been, charming Billy?
I have been to seek a wife, She's the joy of my life,
She's a young thing and cannot leave her mother.
 
Did she ask you to come in, Billy Boy, Billy Boy?
Did she ask you to come in, charming Billy?
Yes, she asked me to come in, there's a dimple in her chin.
She's a young thing and cannot leave her mother.
 
Can she make a cherry pie, Billy Boy, Billy Boy?
Can she make a cherry pie, charming Billy?
She can make a cherry pie, quick as a cat can wink an eye,
She's a young thing and cannot leave her mother.
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Sound Clip:
Listen to Jim play "Billy Boy" on the plectrum banjo (mp3)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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