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Cherokee Maiden
Words and Music by Cindy Walker - 1942
Verse:
Dm - - -
- C7 F A7
Dm - - -
G7 Bbm6 C7 -
Chorus:
F - G7 -
C7 - F C7
F - G7 -
- - C7 -
A7 - Dm -
- - G7 Bbm
F D7 Gm Bbm
F D7 C7 F    (to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
One night when the moon was bright o'er a moonlit glade.
That is where I found my little Cherokee Maid.
The mem'ry of that night of love is lingering yet,
And I know I never will forget.
 
Chorus:
My little Cherokee Maiden I love her so,
And tho we're far apart,
I know I'll never be tradin' my love for her,
For any body else's heart.
Someday I'll make a trip back to the Cherokee strip,
And I'll carry her away with me,
And straight as an arrow flies, We'll ride to paradise,
My sweet little chickadee. My little Cherokee Maiden and me!
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Watch The WineLand Banjo Band perform "Cherokee Maiden" (youtube)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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