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Just An Old Banjo
(Without Any Strings)
Words by Bartley Costello, Music by J. Rosamond Johnson and Rudy Vallee - 1934
Dedicated to Eddie Peabody By Rudy and Rosamond
F            F7 Bb F    Db7   Gm   C7 F
Bb          F C7        F G7           C7 -
F -           Bb F -
C7 - F -
- -           Bb F -
C7 - F -             C7
Fm - - -             C7
Bbm -           C7 G7 C7
F              Bb F -
C7 - F -    (C7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
I've a pal a hanging there, On the wall with treasures rare.
I just sit and look and say, "Dear old pal, we've had our day."
Just An Old Banjo, Without any strings,
And I Love it so! For the mem'ries it brings,
Just An Old Banjo, That wakes up and sings,
Songs of long ago, That I used to know.
It seems to me that ghostlike fingers,
Play each melody that dreams and lingers,
On my old banjo. And oh! how it rings,
Just An Old Banjo, Without any strings.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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