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Darling Nellie Gray
Composed by Benjamin Russell Hanby - 1856
D                      D7                   G                     -
D - A7 -
D D7 G -
D A7 D -
A7 - D -
- - A7 -
D D7 G -
D A7 D -         (Repeat)
8-beat intro. Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
There's a low green valley on the old Kentucky shore,
There I've whiled many happy hours away.
And while sitting and a singing by the little cottage door,
Where lived my darling Nellie Gray.
Oh my darling Nellie Gray they have taken her a way,
And I'll never see my darling any more.
I'm a sitting by the river and I'm weeping all the way,
For you've gone from the old Kentucky shore.
Sound Clip:
Listen to Jim play along with "Darling Nellie Gray" on the plectrum banjo (mp3)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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