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I Love A Banjo
Recorded by Paul Martin and His Old Timers on Tops Records "Banjo In Hi-Fi"
Lyrics by James L. Bottorff  - 2009
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F6          F Ab+ Eb Ebdim      G7
Gm C7 F          Abdim Gm7        C7
F6          F Ab+ Eb Ebdim      G7
Gm C7 F          Abdim Gm7        C7
A7         A9 Ab7       A7 Dm       A7 Dm
G7         G9 F#7       G7 C7        C9 C7           C+   
F6          F Ab+ Eb Ebdim      G7
Gm C7 F          (Bb     E F    C+   repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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I'm a picker,  I'm a strummer,  Play my banjo ev'ry day.
Plink, plink, plunk, plunk,  Love to hear a banjo play.
Pick the notes and strum the chords and play the rhythm as we may,
Listen to the banjo sing a song and here it say:
Come and strum along with me,  That's the way we play.
Listen to the harmony,  As we pick our song away.
Any time,  In any year,  I love A Banjo in my ear,
Plink, plink, plunk ing all those nice old songs I love to hear.
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Listen to Jim play "I Love A Banjo" on the plectrum banjo (mp3)
 
Listen to the WineLand Banjo Band play "I Love A Banjo" (Youtube)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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email: jbott@ix.netcom.com