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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 ma -ni -ac, ma -in -ic, ma -in -ic,
Wild, and tear -ing his hair,
Jump -ing like a jump -in' jack, jump -in' jack, jump -in' jack,
Child, you should have been there,
Laughed so loud I thought that I would cave in,
When I heard that sil -ly, daf -fy -dil -ly rav -in':
Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue, But oh, what those five foot could do,
Has an -y -bod -y seen my girl?
Turned up nose, turned down hose, Nev -er had no -oth -er beaus,
Has an -y -bod -y seen my girl?
Now if you run in -to a five foot two, cov -ered with fur,
Dia -mond rings and all those things Bet -cha' life it is -n't her,
But could she love, could she woo? Could she, could she, could she coo?
Has an -y -bod -y seen my girl?
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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