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The Old Chisholm Trail
Popular cowboys song during the 1870's.  First published in 1910 by John Lomax.
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D7 G
D7 G             (repeat all)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Well, come along boys and listen to my tale,
I'll tell you of the troubles on the Old Chisholm Trail.
(to chorus)
I get up each day, before it's even light,
And when I go to sleep, I see the moon shining bright.
(to chorus)
Oh, it's bacon and beans 'most ev'ry single day,
I think I would rather have a load of prairie hay.
(to chorus)
Come a ti yi yip-py yip-py yay, yip-py yay,
Come a ti yi yip-py yip-py yay.
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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