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Play A Simple Melody
Words and Music by Irving Berlin - 1914
Number 2 on the Hit Parade in 1950, played for 11 weeks.
Part 1:
F - C7 -
- - F C7
F - C7 -
- - F -
Part 2:
F - C7 -
- - F C7
F - C7 -
- - F -   (repeat all)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: This song has two melodies, Part 1 and Part 2.
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Part 1:
Won't you Play A Simple Melody,
Like my mother sang to me?
One with good old fashioned harmony,
Play A Simple Melody.
 
Part 2:
Musical demon, set your honey a'dreamin', Won't you play me some rag?
Just change that classical nag, To some sweet beautiful drag.
If you will play from a copy of a tune that is choppy, You'll get all my applause,
And that is simply because, I want to listen to rag.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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email: jbott@ix.netcom.com