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China Boy
Words and Music by Dick Winfree and Phil Boutelje - 1922
Fm         Cm Fm        Bbm C7         C+ Fm
Fm         Cm Bbm      C7 Bbm C7
C7 - Db+   Eb+   F+   G+ C7
C7 - Db+   Eb+   F+   G+ C7
F            C+ F           C+ F -
F            C+ F           Db7 D7 -
G9 - - -
Bbm - F -
Ab Eb7 Ab -
- Eb7 Ab C7
F            C+ F            C+ G9 Bbm
F G9          C7 F -  (C7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
The verse is a slow tempo, the chorus is a faster tempo.
Oriental moonbeams thru a willow tree, Sprinkle light in silv'ry rays.
Almond eyes with baby, crooning song is she, In her quaint Celestial way.
(Instrumental, no lyrics)
(Instrumental, no lyrics)
China Boy go sleep,
Close your eyes don't peep.
Sandman soon will come,
While I softly hum.
Buddha smiles on you,
Moonman loves you too: So,
While their watch they keep,
China Boy go sleep.
Watch the WineLand Banjo Band play "China Boy" (youtube, timestamp 1:40)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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