PLAY
Play Chorus                                                                                                                            Return to Songs
Sweet Georgia Brown
Words and Music by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard, Kenneth Casey 1925
 Verse:
Em B7 Em B7
Em B7 Em -
- B7 Em B7
A7 - D7 -
- - - -               B7
 Chorus:
E7 - - -
A7 - - -
D7 - - -
G D7 G B7
E7 - - -
A7 - - -               B7
Em B7 Em B7
G -                 E7 A7             D7 G      (B7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Verse is in the key of Em, chorus is in G.
_______
 
Verse:
She just got here yesterday, Things are hot here now they say,
There's a big change in town.
Gals are jealous there's no doubt, Still the fellows rave about,
Sweet, Sweet Georgia Brown.
And ever since she came, The local folks all claim:
 
Chorus:
No gal made has got a shade on Sweet Georgia Brown,
Two left feet but oh so neat has Sweet Georgia Brown,
They all sigh and wanna die for Sweet Georgiea Brown
I'll tell you just why, you know I don't lie, Not Much!
It's been said she knocks 'em dead when she lands in town,
Since she came why it's a shame how she cools 'em down.
Fellers she can't get are Felers she ain't met,
Georgia claimed her Georgia named her Sweet Georgia Brown.
_______
 
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
This Chord Chart may not appear correctly with some browsers.  It should be viewed with a full size window.  
The chord names should appear in single rows.   Let me know of any problems.
 
email: jbott@ix.netcom.com