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Red Wing
Words by Thurland Chattaway, Music by Kerry Mills - 1907
C -          C7 F C          C7
F          G7 C D7 G7
C -          C7 F C          C7
F          G7 C D7        G7 C          C7
F - C -
G7 - C -           C7
F - C -
G7 - C -   (G7 repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
There once lived an Indian maid, a shy little prairie maid,
Who sang a lay a love song gay,  As on the plain she'd while away the day.
She loved a warrior bold, this shy little maid of old,
But brave and gay, he rode out one day to battle far away.
Now, the moon shines tonight on pretty Red Wing,
The breeze is sighing, the night bird's crying,
For afar 'neath his star her brave is sleeping,
While Red Wing's weeping her heart away.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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