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Alabama Jubilee
Words by J. Yellen, Music by J. Cobb - 1915
 Verse:
C Ab7 C           G7 C            G7
C Am D7 G            G7
C Ab7 C           G7 C
D7 G           G7 D7 G7                  
 Chorus:
A7 - D7 -
G7 - C -
A7 - Dm -              D7
C            E7 F            C D7          G7 C   (G7 repeat all)
4-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Each row of chords above aligns with each line of lyrics below.  Disregard the gray cells
Note: This song is in the key of C, the chorus starts with an A7 chord.
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Verse:
Man -do -lins, vi -o -lins,
Ev -'ry bod -y's tun -in' up, the fun be -gins,
Come this way, Don't de -lay,
Bet -ter hur -ry hon -ey dear, or you'll be miss -in'
Mu -sic sweet, rag -time treat,
Goes right to your head and trick -les to your feet,
It's a re -mind -er, a mem -o -ry find -er of
nights down in old Al -a bam'
 
Chorus:
You ought to see Mis -ter Jones when he rat -tles the bones,
Old Colo -nel Brown fool -in' 'round like a clown,
Miss Vir -gin -ia who is past eight -y three,
Shout -in "I'm full o' pep! Watch yo' step, watch yo' step!"
One leg -ged Joe danced a -roun' on his toe,
Threw a -way his crutch and hol -lered,"Let 'er go!" Oh, hon -ey,
Hail! Hail! the gang's all here for an
Al -a -ba -ma Jub -i -lee.
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Click here and listen to Frank Vodich play this song on the plectrum banjo in 3 keys (mp3)
The keys are C, Eb, and F.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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