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Ain't Misbehavin'
Words by A. Razaf, Music by Waller and Brooks - 1929
 Verse:
Eb            B7 E Eb          B7 E
Eb           G7 C7 F9         Bb7 Eb          Bb7
Eb           B7 E Eb          B7 E
Eb          Cm7 Cm6       Ebm6 G            A7 G           Bb7
 Chorus:
Eb          Cm7 Fm7        Bb9 Eb         G7+ Ab         Abm
Eb          Gb7 Fm7        Bb9 Eb        Ebdim F7          Bb9
Eb          Cm7 Fm7        Bb9 Eb         G7+ Ab         Abm
Eb          Gb7 Fm7        Bb9 Eb         Ab Bb7        G7
Cm Ab7 F7 C7
Bb Cm          F7 Bb7        C7 F7          Bb7
Eb          Cm7 Fm7        Bb9 Eb         G7+ Ab         Abm
Eb          Gb7 Fm7        Bb9 Eb -   ( Bb7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: Each line of chords above aligns with each line of lyrics below.  Disregard the gray cells.
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Verse:
Tho it's a fick -le age With flirt -ing all the rage,
Here is one bird with self -con -trol Hap -py in -side my cage.
I know who I love best, Thumbs down for all the rest,
My love was giv -en, heart and soul; So it can stand the test.
 
Chorus:
No -one to talk with, all by my -self, No one to walk with, but I'm hap -py on the shelf.
Ain't mis -be -hav -in', I'm sav -in my love for you.
I know for cer -tain the one I love I'm thru with flirt -in', it's just you I'm think -in' of,
Ain't mis -be -hav -in', I'm sav -in' my love for you.
Like Jack Hor -ner in the cor -ner, don't go no -where, what do I care,
Your kiss -es are worth wait -in' for, be -lieve me
I don't stay out late, don't care to go I'm home a -bout eight, just me and my ra -di -o
Ain't mis -be -hav -in', I'm sav -in' my love for you.
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Click here to watch the WineLand Banjo Band play this song (youtube)
The song is played in the key of C in the video.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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