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Hello! My Baby
Words and Music by Howard Emerson - 1899
Verse:
F - -           Fm C7
- - - F
- - D7 Gm
-             C7 F            D7 G7 C7
Chorus:
F - G7 -
C7 - F           E7 F         Ddim
F - G7 -
C7 - F -  (C7  to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
I've got a little baby, but she's out of sight,  I talk to her across the telephone;
I've never seen my honey but she's mine, all right;  So take my tip, an' leave this gal alone.
Ev'ry single morning, you will hear me yell,  "Hey Central! Fix me up along the line."
He connects me with my honey, then I rings the bell,  And this is what I say to baby mine,
 
Chorus:
"Hello! My baby,  Hello! my honey,  Hello! my ragtime gal,
Send me a kiss by wire,  Baby my heart's on fire!
If you refuse me,  Honey, you'll lose me,  Then you'll be left alone;
Oh, baby, Telephone and tell me I'm your own,"
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Watch The WineLand Banjo Band perform "Hello My Baby" (youtube, timestamp 2:12)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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