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Moonlight On The Colorado
Music by Robert A. King, Words by Billy Moll - 1930
Intro:
G C G -
D7 - G -
Verse:
G D7 G G7
C - G -
- D7 Em -
A7 - D7 -
Chorus:
G C G -
D7 - G -
- C G -
D7 - G G7
C - G -
Em A7 D7 -
G C G -
D7 - G -  (D7  to chorus)
6-beat lead-in before intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 3/4 time.
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Verse:
Each night I sit be - side the camp - fire dream - ing,
In Eng - land's hills and dales a - cross the sea.
And as I watch the em - bers soft - ly gleam - ing,
I al - ways pic - ture in my mem - o - ry:
 
Chorus:
Moon - light on the riv - er Col - o - ra - do,
How I wish that I were there with you.
As I sit and pine, each lone - ly sha - dow,
Takes me back to days that we once knew.
We were to wed in har - vest time, you said,
That's why I'm long - ing for you.
When it's moon - light on the Col - o - ra - do,
I won - der if you're wait - ing for me, too.
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Sing-along on "Moonlight On The Colorado" with the WineLand Banjo Band (click here forYouTube video)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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