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On The Alamo
Words by Gus Kahn, Music by Isham Jones  -  1922
Eb Abm Eb -
- Abm Eb -
G Cm G -
- Cm G Bb7
Eb Abm Eb -
Cm F9 Fm7 Bb7
Eb - F7 -
Bb7 Bb+7 Eb -
- - Bb -
F7 - Bb7 Bb+7
Eb - F7 -
Bb7 Bb+7 Eb Cm       G7
- - Cdim -
F7 Bb7 Eb -   (F7 repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Lone -ly through the long wea -ry day,
Lone -ly in the gloam -ing I stray,
And in fan -cy I am down where Some -one's wait -ing for me.
Down there where I long to be roam -ing,
Noon -light tells me love's dream is o'er,
Moon -light finds me wan -d'ring once more.
Where the moon swings low, On The Al -a -mo,
In a gard -en fair where ros -es grow.
In the ten -der light of the sum -mer night,
I can see her wan -der to and fro.
For she said I'll wait by the gar -den gate,
On the night I said I love you so.
And in all my dreams it seems I go,
Where the moon swings low On The Al -a -mo.
Click here to watch this song played by the Oakland Banjo "All Stars" (youtube)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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