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Hard Hearted Hannah
Words and Music by Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Bob Bigelow and Chas. Bates - 1924
Eb        Bb7 Eb        Bb7 Eb        Bb7 Eb        Eb7
Ab       Abm Eb        Bb7 Ab       Abm Eb        Bb+
Eb        Bb7 Eb        Bb7 Eb        Bb7 Eb       Cm6
D         Gm6  D7 Gm      Gm7 C7       F7 Bb7
Eb       D7  Bbm C7 F7 Cm7   Abm6  F7
Bb6     A7 Bb7 Eb B7        Bb7
Eb       D7  Bbm C7 Fm        G7 Cm       Eb7
Ab6 B7 Eb        Bbm C7
F7 Fm7     Bb7 Eb -  (Bb7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
In old Savannah, I said Savannah, The weather there is nice and warm;
The climate's of the southern brand, But here's what I don't understand;
They got a gal there, A pretty gal there, Who's colder than an arctic storm;
Got a heart just like a stone; Even icemen leave her alone,
They call her Hard Hearted Hannah, the vamp of Savannah, The meanest gal in town;
Leather is tough but Hannah's heart is tougher; She's a gal who loves to see men suffer!
To tease 'em and thrill 'em, To torture and kill 'em, Is her delight, they say,
I saw her at the sea shore with a great big pan; There was Hannah pouring water on a drowning man,
She's Hard Hearted Hannah, The Vamp of Savannah G. A.
Listen to the San Francisco Medicine Ball band perform "Hard Hearted Hanna" (mp3)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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