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Sheik Of Araby
Words & Music by Harry Smith, Francis Wheeler & Ted Snider - 1921
Verse:
Bbm        Gb7 C7        F7 Bbm       Cm7 Bbm       Cm7
Bbm        Gb7 C7        F7 Bbm       Cm7 Bbm       Cm7
Ebm - - -
F Bbm F -
Bbm        Gb7 C7        F7 Bbm        Cm7 Bbm       Cm7
F C7 F7 -
Chorus:
Bb -          Bdim Cm         F7 Cm                 F7
- - Bb -
Dm Dbdim Cm F7
Cm F7        F+ Bb         Gm C7           Eb   F7
Bb -          Bdim Cm -              F7
- - D+         D7 D+          D7
G+ - C7 -
F7 - Bb -  (F7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Over the desert wild and free,
Rides the bold Sheik of Araby.
His Arab band, At his command,
Follow his love's caravan.
Under the shadow of the palms;
He sings to call her to his arms.
 
Chorus:
"I'm the Sheik of Araby,
Your love belongs to me.
At night when you're asleep,
Into your tent I'll creep.
The stars that shine above,
Will light our way to love.
You'll rule this land with me,
The Sheik of Araby."
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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