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The Big Rock Candy Mountain
C            G7 C            G7 C            G7 C
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G7 C G7 C
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C C7 F C
G7 C G7 C   (repeat all)
8-beat intro. with 2 lead-in notes.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
First Verse:
On a summer day in the month of May, Once a hobo was a hiking.
Down a shady lane through the sugar cane, He was looking for his liking.
As he roamed along he sang a song, Of the land of milk and honey,
Where a bum can stay for many a day, And he won't need any money
Second Verse:
There's a lake of gin we can both jump in, And the handouts grow on bushes.
In the new-mown hay we can sleep all day, And the bars all have free lunches.
Where the mail train stops and there ain't no cops, And the folks are tender-hearted.
Where you never change your socks and you never throw rocks,  And your hair is never parted.
Oh the buzzin' of the bees in the cigarette trees. Near the soda water fountain,
At the lemonade springs, Where the bluebird sings, On the Big Rock Candy Mountains.

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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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