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Ballin' The Jack
Words by Jim Burris, Music by Chris Smith - 1913
 Verse:
G A7            D7 Eb7 C7             F7
Gb7 - Eb7 D7
G A7            D7 Eb7 C7             F7
Gb7 - Eb7 D7             F7
 Chorus:
G7 - C7 -
F7 - Bb              D7 Ebdim        D7
G7 - C7 -
Gb7 Bb            Gm Cm F7         Bb (to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in two keys, verse is in G, chorus is in Bb.
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Verse:
Folks in Georgia’s ’bout to go insane,  Since that new dance down in Georgia came,
I’m the only person who’s to blame.  I’m the party introduced it there. So!
Give me credit to know a thing or two,  Give me credit for springing something new.
I will show this little dance to you,  When I do, you’ll say that it’s a bear.
 
Chorus:
First you put your two knees close up tight,  Then you sway 'em to the left, then you sway 'em to the right,
Step around the floor kind of nice and light, Then you twis' around and twis' around with all your might,
Stretch your lovin' arms straight out in space, Then do the Eagle Rock with style and grace,
Swing your foot way 'round then bring it back, Now that's what I call "Ballin' the Jack."
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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