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Tennessee Waltz
Words and Music by Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King - 1948
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1950, played for 15 weeks.
C                         -                         C7      F
C - G7 -
C - C7 F
C -            G7 C -
- E7 F C
- - G7 -
C - C7 F
C -            G7 C -         (repeat)
6-beat intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 3/4 waltz time.
I was waltzing with my darlin' to the Tennessee Waltz,
When an old friend I happened to see.
Introduced him to my loved one and while they were waltzing,
My friend stole my sweetheart from me.
I remember the night and the Tennessee Waltz,
Now I know just how much I have lost.
Yes, I lost my little darlin' the night they were playing,
The beautiful Tennessee Waltz.
Listen to Eddie Peabody play "Tennessee Waltz" (mp3)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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