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Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue
Words by Sam Lewis and Joe Young, Music by Ray Henderson - 1925
C Gm            A7             Gm            A7             Gm               A7              
D7 G7 C Cm7             G7
C Gm            A7 Gm            A7 Gm               A7
D7 G7 C              Dm7 C                  B7
E7           Dm              E7 Am7 A7
D7          Cm    D7 G7           C#dim Dm7             G7
C E7 A7 -
D7 G7             G+   C D9               Dm7
C E7 A7 -
D7 Dm7          G7 C             Dm7 C
E7 - A7 -
D7 - G7 Dm7             G9
C E7 A7 -
D7 G7             G+ C -      (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
I just saw a maniac, mainic, mainic,
Wild, and tearing his hair,
Jumping like a jumpin' jack, jumpin' jack, jumpin' jack,
Child, you should have been there,
Laughed so loud I thought that I would cave in,
When I heard that silly, daffy-dilly ravin':
Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue, But oh, what those five foot could do,
Has anybody seen my girl?
Turned up nose, turned down hose, Never had noother beaus,
Has anybody seen my girl?
Now if you run into a five foot two, covered with fur,
Diamond rings and all those things Betcha' life it isn't her,
But could she love, could she woo? Could she, could she, could she coo?
Has anybody seen my girl?
Watch The WineLand Banjo Band play "Five Foot Two" (youtube)
Listen to the Doowackadoodlers play this song with banjo accompaniment
Click here for a lead sheet with plectrum accompaniment chords
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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