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Sweet Violets
(Novelty Song)
Words and Music by Cy Coben and Charles Grean - 1951
Reached # 3 on the Billboard magazine charts.
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12-beat intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note:  This song is in 3/4 waltz time.  Disregard the gray cells.
The rows of words below do not align with the rows of cells above.
There once was a far - mer who took a young miss,
In back of the barn where he gave her a
Lec - ture on hors - es and chick - ens and eggs,
And told her that she had such beaut - i - ful
Man - ners that suit - ed a girl of her charms,
A girl that he want - ed to take in his
Wash - ing and iron - ing and then if she did,
They could get mar - ried and raise lots of

Sweet Vi - o - lets,
Sweet - er than the ros - es.
Cov - ered all ov - er from head to toe,
Cov - ered all ov - er with Sweet Vi - o - lets.
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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