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The Ballad Of Jed Clampett
Words and Music by Paul Henning  - 1962
Twenty weeks on the Billboard country singles charts, reaching a peak of number one for three weeks.
G - Am D7
- - G -
- - C C#dim
D7 - - G
- - - -            (repeat)
16-beat intro. with 3 lead-in notes. ("Oh come -'n")  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Oh come -'n lis -ten to my sto - ry 'bout a man named Jed,
Poor moun - tain - eer, bare - ly kept his fam - 'ly fed.
Then one day, he was shoot - in' at some food,
An' up thru the ground came a bubb - a - lin' crude,
Oil that is! Black Gold! Tex -as Tea!
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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