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I Wish't I Was In
PEORIA
Words by Billy Rose and Mort Dixon, Music by Harry Woods - 1925
 Verse:
Em - - B7
Am Em Am              B7 Em
- - - B7
G               G+ Em             Em7 A7               D7 G7      (No Chord)
 Chorus:
C F C -
G7 - C G7
C F C -                F
G7 - C F
- Fm C C7
F Fm C G7
C F               G7 C -                 F
G7 -                G6 C      (B7 repeat all)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
The verse is in the key of Em, the chorus is in the key of C.
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Verse:
S. O. S., S. O. S., Captain we are lost!
Our ship is sinking in the sea, by wind and wave we're tossed,
Lifeboats here, lifeboats there, Hear those shrieks and moans,
The captain calls, "All hands on deck," and says in trembling tones:
 
Chorus:
"Oh, how I wish't I was in Peoria,
Peoria tonight.
Oh, how I miss those girls in Peoria,
Peoria, tonight.
Oh, you can pick a morning gloria,
Right off the sidewalks of Peoria.
Oh, how I wish't I was in Peoria,
Peoria tonight."
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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