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Words by Herman Ruby, Music by Dave Dreyer - 1925
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------- ------------------
C            Em C Em          F+ Dm7       G7
Dm         G7 -             G+ Em         Am7 Dm7       G7
C            Em C E           G#m C#m7
Am7       D7 Bm         Em Am7       D7 Dm7        G7
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------- ------------------
C           Em Am7      Gdim Dm7 G9
Dm7       G7 Dm7       G+ Em C
Em         Em7 C           Cdim Dm7       Gdim G7
- Dm7       G7 C  Dm7  Cdim  C G9  C  Cdim  G7
C           Em Am7      Gdim Dm7 G9
Dm7       G7 Dm7       G+ E9 Am
D9 B           Cdim C Em7      A7
Dm7       G9 Dm7       G+ C -  (G7  to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Little Miss Cecilia Green, Little over sweet sixteen,
But the cutest flapper that you`ve ever seen.
When the fellows pass her by, She will always wink her eye,
When she talks to them, when she walks with them, This is what they all cry:
Does your mother know you`re out, Cecilia?
Does she know that I`m about to steal ya?
Oh my, when I look in your eyes,
Something tells me you and I should get together!
How about a little kiss, Cecilia?
Just a kiss you`ll never miss, Cecilia.
Why do we two keep on wasting time?
Oh, Cecilia, say that you`ll be mine!

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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