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 Coney Island Washboard
Music by Hampton Durand and Jerry Adams, Words by Ned Nestor and Aude Shugart - 1926
 Verse:
C                Cdim Ab7                   C               G7   C              G7   
C                Cdim Ab7 C               G7 C              G7
Edim Dm A7 Dm
D7 - G7             Dm G7
 Chorus:
C - A7 -
D7 - - -
G7 - C A7
D7 - G7 -
C - A7 -                D7
- - - -
Ab7 - C               E7 A7
D7 G7 C  -    (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Down by the beach lived the sweetest little peach,
And I must say she just had the cutest way,
Playing a chord upon a washboard.
The folks would gather rown',  from ev'rywhere in town,  just to hear her play.
 
Chorus:
On her Coney Island washboard she would play,
You could hear her on the boardwalk ev'ry day.
Soapsuds all around,  Bubbles on the ground,
Rub-a-dub-a-dub in her little tub, All her tunes she found.
Thimbles on her fingers made the noise,
She played "Charleston" with the laundry for the boys.
She could rag a tune right thru' the knees of your brand new silk B. V. D.'s,
With her Coney Island washboard roundelay.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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