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When You Were Sweet Sixteen
Words and Music by James Thornton - 1898
Number one record in 1900 for five weeks, sold over a million copies of sheet music.
C -                 E7 F                A7 D7
Dm7 G7             G+ C Dm7           G7
C -                 E7 F              Edim Dm
F              F#dim C               Am D9 Dm             G7
C -          (G7 repeat) |
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
I love you as I never loved before,
Since first I met you on the village green.
Come to me, or my dream of love is o'er.
I love you as I loved you, When you were sweet,
When you were sweet sixteen.
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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