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CABARET
Words by Fred Ebb, Music by John Kander - 1966
 Part 1:
F C9 F                  C+ -
F Fmaj7 F7 -
Bb Bdim Am               D9 -
Gm7 C9 F -    (C9 Repeat Part 1)
 Chorus:
Bbm - F -
Dm            Cm Dm7           G9 C7 -
F C9 F                  C+ -
F Fmaj7 Cm7 F7
Bb Bdim Am7             D9 -
Gm7 C9sus           F - -
Bbm - F -
Dm            Cm Dm7           G9 C7 -
F C9 F                   C+ -
F Fmaj7 Cm7 F7
Bb Bdim Am7              D9 -
Bb Bdim Am7              D9 -
Gm7 - C9sus -
F -            (End) |
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Part 1:
What good is sitting alone in your room?
Come hear the music play;
Life is a Cabaret, old chum,
Come to the Cabaret.
 
Put down the knitting, the book and the broom,
It's time for a holiday;
Life is a cabaret, old chum,
Come to the cabaret.
 
Part 2:
Come taste the wine, Come hear the band, Come blow the horn,
Start celebrating, Right this way, your table's waiting.
No use permitting some prophet of doom
To wipe ev'ry smile away;
(go to Ending after Repeat)
Life is a Cabaret, old chum,
Come to the Cabaret,
(Repeat Part 2)
 
Ending:
Life is a Cabaret, old chum,
Only a Cabaret, old chum,
So come to the Cabaret.
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Sing-along on "Cabaret" with the WineLand Banjo Band (youtube click here)
 
Listen to Scotty Plummer play "Cabaret" at Cal's Steakhouse
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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