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Doctor Jazz
Words by Walter Melrose, Music by Joseph "King" Oliver - 1923
Eb              B+                   C7 F7               Bb7 Eb
- Bb             G7        C7                F7 Bb
Bb7 Eb            Edim Bb7 Eb
F7 Bb             G7 C7                F7 Bb           Bb7   
Eb -       B7    Bb7 Eb -              Bb7
Eb -       B7    Bb7 Eb Eb7
Ab - Eb      Eb7    D7    Db7 C7
F7 - Bb Bb7
Eb -       B7   Bb7 Eb -               Bb7
Ab -               Ab7 G G7
C7 - F7 -
Bb             Bb7 -       B7    Bb7 Eb -   (Bb7  to chorus)    
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Ev'rybody gets the blues now and then, and don't know what to do.
I've had it happen many many times to me, and so have you.
But those days have gone and past, I found out what to do at last,
When I feel all in, down and out, you will hear me shout:
Oh, Hello Central, give me Doctor Jazz,
He's got just what I need, I'll say he has.
When the world goes wrong, and I got the blues,
He's the man who makes me get out both my dancing shoes.
The more I get, the more I want, it seems.
I page old Doctor Jazz in all my dreams,
When I'm trouble bound and mixed, He's the guy that gets me fixed,
Hello Central give me Doctor Jazz.
Watch "Doctor Jazz" performance at John Green's Banjo-Bash (youtube)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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